peacebuilding

Prevention of Gender-based Violence and Abuse

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Laura Seebohm – Director for North East based charity Changing Lives
https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com
The debates are on Saturdays from 11.00am to 12.30pm with tea and coffee to follow
at The St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s R C Church
Hencotes, Hexham, NE46 2EB

Towards a Quaker response to Israel and Palestine

Monday, May 13, 2019 to Wednesday, May 15, 2019

In this course – at Woodbrooke – participants will explore together the roots of the conflict. and the role of cross-border initiatives such as the Parents’ Circle Families Forum. We will ask what other steps might be acceptable to many Palestinians and Israelis.
https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/item/towards-a-quaker-response-to-israel-a...

Transforming the World

Friday, March 15, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019

How can we, as Quakers, bring about non-violent, peaceful transformation in our Meetings, in our families, in our workplaces, in our society, and in the world? In this course – at Woodbrooke – you we will explore together how transformation starts and unfolds – and how we can make it happen. https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/item/transforming-the-world/

The Dance of Compassionate Communication: an introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Friday, March 8, 2019 to Sunday, March 10, 2019

Develop ways of expressing the heart of your messages with power, and learn to hear the essence of other’s communication, instead of hearing blame and criticism. This workshop introduces you to the concepts and tools of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) developed by Marshall Rosenberg. https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/item/the-dance-of-compassionate-communicat...

NFPB meeting in Leeds

Saturday, November 30, 2019

NFPB members’ meeting – other Friends welcome to attend. Contact us for details

NFPB meeting in Edinburgh

Saturday, September 28, 2019

NFPB members’ meeting – other Friends also welcome to attend. Contact us for further information

NFPB Meeting in Carlisle

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Northern Friends Peace Board members meeting. Other Friends also welcome to attend. Contact us for more information

NFPB meeting in Liverpool

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Contact us for more information. Interested Quakers in the area are all welcome to attend

NFPB in Sheffield, December 2018

NFPB members gathered in Sheffield for our last meeting of the year, being joined by a number of other Friends from the Area Meeting. On this occasion, as well as some routine business and sharing news of Friends’ peace witness across the North, Friends participated in two workshops.

1918-2018 Some reflections

Northern Friends Peace Board’s trustees gathered in worship at the beginning of November 2018 and were led to share some reflections on the centenary of the armistice.
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The peace testimony, today, is seen in what we do, severally and together, with our lives. We pray for the involvement of the Spirit with us, that we may work for a more just world. – London Yearly Meeting, 1993
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