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15/04/2021
A space to reflect on our times
A space to reflect on our times There has been much talk of what the pandemic lockdowns have both prevented and enabled over the past year.  […]
26/01/2021
From ‘Using your gifts’ to ‘Growing connectedness’
From ‘Using your gifts’ to ‘Growing connectedness’ Whatever people might say about 2020, the common thread is probably that it didn’t turn out the way anyone […]
04/12/2020
Reflections from the Clerk in challenging times
Reflections from the Clerk in challenging times Since becoming Clerk of QVA in July, on the retirement of Jane Robinson who for many years steered the […]
13/09/2020
Looking forward to a fresh beginning
Looking forward to a fresh beginning Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, our retreat programme has been on hold.  We have been using the time […]
07/07/2020
Hello from the new interim Working Retreats Co-ordinator
Hello from the new interim Working Retreats Co-ordinator It was thrilling earlier in the year to hear that Hannah Brock Womack, QVA’s permanent Working Retreats Co-ordinator, […]
06/05/2020
Resources for our theme, ‘God in the movement of peoples’
Resources for our theme, ‘God in the movement of peoples’ QVA’s theme in 2019 and early 2020 was ‘God in the movement of peoples’. In our […]
06/03/2020
QVA volunteers help redecorate a house for asylum seekers
QVA volunteers help redecorate a house for asylum seekers Over a long weekend in February, QVA volunteers helped redecorate four bedrooms of a house belonging to ASSIST […]
10/01/2020
Making the invisible visible
Making the invisible visible Anna Seifert In early November Debby Flack and I from our area meeting joined a group of UK Friends on a Quaker […]
20/12/2019
Three poems about the Holy Land
Three poems about the Holy Land Scottish poet Anne B. Murray was part of our working retreat group in Israel-Palestine in October 2019. She shared three […]