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Talking Trident

Trident conversation

‘How can we be both prophets and reconcilers?’, Tim Wallis asked. Facilitating the first of these new workshops he has devised, he led participants at Swarthmoor Hall through a series of exercises, involving general discussion, fact-finding, role-play and sharing hopes and fears.

Continuing vision and commitment - NFPB meeting in Nottingham

NFPB members  meeting in Nottingham

Gathering in the south of the NFPB area, Northern Friends Peace Board members were in Nottingham for their first members’ meeting of the year. The warmth of the welcome helped the day get off well, as Friends arrived from the North of Scotland, Lincolnshire, North Wales, Cumbria and all parts between (not forgetting two from London). We were pleased to be joined by several new Representatives, whilst also remembering former NFPB members who had recently died.

NFPB members join call for scrapping Trident

Members of Northern Friends Peace Board and other Quakers from across the UK were amongst those who participated in the recent large ‘No Trident’ demonstration in London. Some were part of the interfaith service beforehand, filling the Methodist Hinde Street church, before joining the main march.