Post-gathering gratitude | Dankbaarheid na het samenkomen

By/door George Thurley Spring naar de Nederlandse vertaling I wrote the below on the train speeding northwards out of Brussels on Sunday afternoon after our last Annual meeting in Quaker House (Nov 2019). Although I was tired from the intense weekend, and communal sleeping arrangements, I felt extremely upheld and wanted to write it down. … More Post-gathering gratitude | Dankbaarheid na het samenkomen

EMEYF SG 2020 Epistle | Zendbrief

Dear Friends everywhere…

… this year, we were not able to hold our Summer Gathering in Finland as we planned and looked forward to, due to the Covid19 outbreak. We still wanted to connect and meet and were therefore contemplating about what we need and how we can answer these needs in a new way this year. Pretty quickly we realized that an online gathering was the best and the safest choice for us this time. … More EMEYF SG 2020 Epistle | Zendbrief

Hospitality at Quaker House / Gastfreundschaft im Quäkerhaus

German below, Dutch version published in “De Vriendenkring” This article is a cooperation between QCEA and Willy&Penn and is published on both the QCEA blog and here. If you have the time, check out the QCEA blog for inspiring posts about European policy, human rights and peace work: https://qceablog.wordpress.com/. When I was reflecting on my … More Hospitality at Quaker House / Gastfreundschaft im Quäkerhaus

A New Quaker Song To Sing In A Round | Een nieuw Quakerlied om in canon te zingen

This song was composed by Paul, Leyna and Vitek during our Annual Meeting in November 2019. We sang it in a round during our last epilogue while Vitek played his mandolin to accompany us. It gave us a strong feeling of calm and togetherness. The text is as follows: It’s easy to live a simple … More A New Quaker Song To Sing In A Round | Een nieuw Quakerlied om in canon te zingen