SWISS QUAKERS

Thoughts on non-violent communication

“Our diversity invites all of us to speak, of which we know (think, belief) to be true in our lives and to learn from others.” from Quaker Faith and Practice 1.01   Thoughts of a friend on the topic of the Annual Meeting Although not a Quaker, still an...

SYM Business Meeting in Bern 20 Oct 2018

What is a Quaker Business Meeting? Simply put, it is a meeting to work out shared decisions in the life of the community.  As there is no priests or paid staff, it is up to the members to make decisions and do the administrative jobs that make community life...

70th Anniversary of Quakers and the Nobel Peace Prize

Yesterday marked the the 70th anniversary of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Friends Service Council and American Friends Service Committee, representing British and Americans Quakers more widely. Read further on the Quaker Strong Rooms blog from the Library of...

World Quaker Day Sunday 1 October 2017

from FWCC—– Are you and your meeting or church ready for World Quaker Day (WQD)? On Sunday 1 October, Friends will gather in worship around the globe, uniting in different parts of the world and from different traditions in one big virtual worshiping...