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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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

The Fifth University for Peace, April 8-13 at the Paris Student Residence Centre

The fifth Peace University gathering at the “Cité Universitaire” student complex in southern Paris will focus on the world climate crisis and actions that need to be taken immediately to fight global warming and bring about unprecedented change to all aspects of society.

Among the six round-table gatherings and lectures planned, the one being held on in the evening of Tuesday April 9 at the Argentinian residence will focus on an interfaith approach.

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“Stop Fuelling War”: European Friends Bear Witness for Peace at the Eurosatory Arms Fair

In June 2018 around sixty Friends from a variety of European countries gathered in the French capital to organise events around the biennial EuroSatory arms fair.

Friends protest outside the offices of the French news agency in central Paris. The banner reads: “Peace comes from justice and development, not through weapons”

Stop Fuelling War” is a Paris-based non-profit group founded by European Quakers to protest the global arms trade.
Read the account on the Quakers in France website (French only)
For more information in English, French and German, visit the Stop Fuelling War website.