Introducing FWCC’s next General Secretary!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the new General Secretary of FWCC will be Tim Gee of Britain Yearly Meeting. “Tim brings with him a broad range of experience working for organisations tackling issues of peace and social justice” says Simon C Lamb, Clerk of FWCC. “He brings an exuberance and energy, and he … Read more

New pastures for our outgoing General Secretary as Gretchen Castle has been named dean of Earlham School of Religion

In early 2020 we shared the news that Gretchen Castle was stepping down as FWCC’s General Secretary. However, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gretchen stayed with FWCC in order to support the organisation (and the Quaker world) when we needed leadership. But now in June 2021, we’re pleased to announce that Gretchen Castle … Read more

Quaker Conversations #10

Come to the Table: Reflections on Quakerism and preparing the table for what comes next Having served Friends as FWCC’s General Secretary for nine years, I have travelled extensively among Friends and felt welcome everywhere.  I learned a lot and want to reflect on this now at the end of my time of service. The … Read more

Job Opportunities at the Quaker United Nations Office, New York

The Quaker United Nations Office in New York has two vacancies; a Quaker UN Representative and an Outreach & Development Officer Quaker UN Representative QUNO’s New York office is hiring for the position of Quaker UN Representative to join our representation team at the United Nations. This Representative position functions as a senior member of the … Read more

Tribute to Gladys Kangahi

Tribute to Gladys Kangahi By Marian Baker, A Friend from New England Yearly Meeting who travelled widely across Africa. What a blessing it has been to have known Gladys for many years. She has been a true woman of substance.  During an oral interview with her several months ago, as part of the Africa Quaker … Read more

Quaker Conversations #9: Do we serve the economy or does the economy serve us?

On Saturday 10th April 2021 Joachim Monkelbaan, the representative for Sustainable and Just Economic Systems at Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva, and Friends around the world as we asked: ‘Do we serve the economy or does the economy serve us?’. The Quaker Conversations began in June 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic where FWCC wanted … Read more

Quaker Conversation, Session 8.

Quaker Conversation, Session 8: How do we seize the moment to protect God’s creation and life on earth?   About Session 8: “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.” – … Read more

Quaker Conversation, Session 7: Social Revolution & Adaptive Community; Parallels between Apartheid & a Pandemic Mentality

Quaker Conversations Series, Session 7, with Nozizwe and Jeremy Madlala-Routledge from Southern Africa Yearly Meeting Saturday 30th January, 2021 This event is in partnership with FWCC Africa Section. The year 2020 will go down in history not only as the year of one of the most devastating pandemics the world has seen, where close to … Read more