Could Quakerism be the radical faith that the millennial generation is looking for?

After a year of working with young adult Quakers, Chris Venables shares three ways to welcome in young people seeking something more from life.

Whether they are out canvassing at election time, or marching for their right to live free of gun violence, young people everywhere are working to make the world a more just and equal place. Not just for themselves, but for everyone.

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French Quakers’ Newsletter: December 2021 Issue

The December 2021 issue of “La Lettre des Amis,” the quarterly newsletter of Quakers in France, is now available and can be  downloaded in PDF format from the national website.

New: From this issue on, all articles in the newsletter that were originally written in English can be read in that language via the PDF file. Readers should simply click on the “EN” that appears next to their titles in the table of contents.

To download back issues ou receive the print issue of the newletter by postal mail, please visit the Quakers en France website

French Yearly Meeting 2021: Epistle

The 2021 assembly of Quakers in France took place in the “La Solitude” spiritual centre near Bordeaux from October 29th to November 1st. In their epistle, French Friends write of a “joyful and inspirational” weekend, “surrounded by a sea of vineyards.
We took as our challenge ‘How to advance our aims and beliefs in such a needy world,'” they add. “The vineyards reminded us that France is the third exporter of wine in the world, but also the third exporter of arms. We have work to do.

Document available in both English and the original French via the Europe and Middle East website of the FWCC. See also the national “Quakers in France” website.

COP26: European Churches Launch Interfaith Campaign on Climate Change

As leaders and peoples of English-speaking faith communities in Paris, London and Berlin, we feel compelled to respond to the climate crisis, which is afflicting the poor and vulnerable the most. Our children and generations to come will suffer and perish from our inaction. Rapid, transformative change is needed now to avert climate catastrophe. Let us lift up creation as world leaders meet for the UN climate conference in November.

Join us as we work together to shed light on the systemic and structural issues blocking a sustainable future and climate justice for all people, through reflection, prayer, and action.

More info on the website of the American Church in Paris