Vulnerability as Witness: To be of Service in a Foreign Land

by Evan Welkin Wegen der Länge haben wir entschieden, für diesen Artikel keine Übersetzung anzufertigen. Entschuldigung für die Unannehmlichkeiten! — Euer W&P-Team Message shared with the Friends World Committee for Consultation- Europe and Middle East section gathering in Budapest, Hungary – May 3, 2019: We were asked last night to stand if we considered ourselves … More Vulnerability as Witness: To be of Service in a Foreign Land

Living in a foreign land | Leben in einem fremden Land

Deutsch unten This was originally shared at the 2019 European and Middle East Section Annual Meeting (AM), the theme for which was “Living in a foreign land.” In the opening session, four Friends shared something of their experiences. This is what I contributed. I’m currently living in my fourth country, the third “foreign land.” When … More Living in a foreign land | Leben in einem fremden Land

Stop Fueling War – What can you say? │Stop Fueling War – Was kannst du sagen? │ Cessez d´alimenter la guerre – Que peux-tu dire?

Peace work has always been a central concern for the Quakers. Today we are publishing an interview with Wanda (German Yearly Meeting) about her involvement with Stop Fueling War, an organization committed to promoting peace work. … More Stop Fueling War – What can you say? │Stop Fueling War – Was kannst du sagen? │ Cessez d´alimenter la guerre – Que peux-tu dire?

Travelling Slow | Langsam Reisen

I, and several others besides, travelled slow to our most recent Spring Gathering. By train, bus and boat (and eventually car) I travelled from Brussels to Moyallon, accumulating people along the way. My primary motivation for this was initially to travel more sustainably (i.e. to avoid flying). But I have increasingly come to see it as a spiritual practice, that we Quakers should encourage as much as we can. … More Travelling Slow | Langsam Reisen

The Importance of our Living Archive Project | Die Wichtigkeit unseres Living Archive Projekts

Deutsche version unten At our Spring Gathering 2018 in Ireland, our LAP coordinator Esther organized a workshop where we were invited to look at materials from our archives and respond to them. Rose Oliver read some old copies of Willy & Penn: “I didn’t grow up a Quaker, but when I discovered them in my … More The Importance of our Living Archive Project | Die Wichtigkeit unseres Living Archive Projekts