Events

FWCC coordinates the annual World Quaker Day, organises World Plenary Meetings and hosts regular online events. Have a look at our upcoming events below, or get in touch if you would like to discuss ideas for future events with FWCC.

World Quaker Day, 2021

We will be celebrating World Quaker Day on October 3, 2021.  Our theme: Resilience and hope: drawing strength from our Quaker faith. Every year across our churches, meetings, countries, and sections, we feel the power of God connecting us into a faithful family. We celebrate all expressions of Quaker worship!

Understanding food security: What does it mean to you? 

Session title: Understanding food security: What does it mean to you?  Session Blurb: What does food security mean to you?  The United Nations recognises food security as having physical, social and economic access at all times to sufficient, safe and nutritious food. What does this mean to you and fellow Friends around the world? For ... Read more

Young Quaker COP26 Sharing Event

This online event brings together a number of young Quakers from around the world to share what is happening in their countries and their hopes for the future. We will hear from Young Quakers in Bolivia, Burundi, the Philippines and the USA, many of whom have direct experience of climate breakdown in their region such ... Read more

COP26: Quaker perspectives on the negotiations so far

Online

During this online event, we heard reflections on the UN climate negotiations from Lindsey Fielder Cook, Representative for Climate Change at the Quaker UN Office in Geneva, and Olivia Hanks, Programme Manager – Economics and Sustainability at Quakers in Britain. WATCH RECORDING HERE

Quaker Conversations – What impact has the shift to online Quakerism had on you?

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Quaker Conversations #2, Series 2 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many Quaker churches and meeting houses around the world had to close their doors. As a result, many Friends moved online to worship, run their business meetings, and gather as a community. What impact has the shift to online Quakerism had on you? At FWCC, ... Read more

Free

Foundations and Future of Quaker Changemaking

Online

Join FWCC, Young Friends Worldwide for Climate Justice, and Woodbrooke to explore change-making and Quaker faith through a series of intergenerational conversations. The ‘Foundations and Future of Quaker Changemaking’ project will run from 1 February - 13 April 2022 and will be an opportunity for Friends to get to know Quakers of different ages living ... Read more

Quaker Conversations – Creating a community of peace – how do Quakers support those working in peace?

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Quaker Conversations #3, Series 2 How important is the inner work for peace? When it comes to working for peace, the challenges are many and the task can seem overwhelming. Many organisations and individuals are becoming more aware of the challenges for the people delivering peace and humanitarian work. The personal toll can be huge, ... Read more

Free

Planning for George Fox’s 400th Birthday

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

2024, will mark 400 years since the birth of George Fox. This online creative session will explore how Friends would like to mark the event, and share what you are planning already, what resources you would like and what ideas would fill you with anticipation. Following this session FWCC will start compiling ideas into a ... Read more

Free

How are Quakers supporting climate action at the UN?

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This year, the UN-body the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its Sixth Assessment Report, which collates the most up-to-date climate science to inform governments on what is happening and what they can do about it. The reports have a legal status, which not only guide policy makers worldwide, but also have been used ... Read more

Free

Planning for George Fox’s 400th Birthday

Online
Virtual Event Virtual Event

2024, will mark 400 years since the birth of George Fox. This online creative session on Friday 6 May will explore how Friends would like to mark the event, and share what you are planning already, what resources you would like and what ideas would fill you with anticipation. Following this session FWCC will start ... Read more

Free

Planning for George Fox’s 400th Birthday

July 2024 will mark 400 years since the birth of George Fox. This online creative planning session will explore how Friends would like to mark the event, and share what you are planning already, what resources you would like and what ideas would fill you with anticipation. Following this session FWCC will start compiling these ... Read more

Free