peacebuilding

Hope in challenging times

NFPB members met in Dumfries on 17th June. More than 30 Friends were present, including a number from Dumfries and from Castle Douglas Quaker Meetings. We met on the same day that a large demonstration was taking place in New York, with women calling for a ban on nuclear weapons.

NFPB members in Dumfries

Reclaiming Gospel Nonviolence

Friday, July 14, 2017 to Sunday, July 16, 2017

http://www.for.org.uk/events/perth/ 1
St. Mary’s Monastery,,Kinnoull, Perth Scotland
The broad theme of the conference is to explore the centrality of active nonviolence to Christianity.

Manchester bombing

Quakers in Britain, as part of the The Interfaith Network in the UK, endorsed this statement produced by them on 23 May.

International Day of Peace

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Workshop on populism

A workshop with a focus on populism was facilitated by NFPB members for Westmorland Regional Meeting at the end of April. Although the term is used in a variety of ways, populism has in some ways become a shorthand term for some of the less desirable aspects of civic and political life, both in the UK and further afield.

UK General Election 2017 - peace concerns

voting for peace

Our society and our planet need politics that will enable people to live sustainably, with respect for differences and diversity, promoting human rights for all. These are some of the foundations for peace. We offer these comments during the period leading up to 2017 general election, as pointers and prompts for conversations with candidates and others, and in considering how you might use your vote.

NFPB members' meeting

Saturday, October 14, 2017

in Darlington. Contact the NFPB office for further information.

NFPB Members' meeting

Saturday, June 17, 2017

in Dumfries. Contact the NFPB office for further information

NFPB Update, February 2017

This is a first update from Northern Friends Peace Board for 2017. We intend to produce these updates at least four times during 2017, for Quakers Meetings in the North and other supporting and interested individuals and groups. Please get in touch if you wish to be added to our mailing list or to tell us of email or address changes.

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One World Week.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

Theme: GOOD NEIGHBOURS: My World Depends on Us. http://www.oneworldweek.org/v2/

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