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September 13, 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 […]
July 7, 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, […]
May 6, 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 […]
March 6, 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 […]
January 10, 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 […]
December 20, 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 […]
December 17, 2019
Leighton Buzzard Working Retreat, October 2019
Leighton Buzzard Working Retreat, October 2019 Leilani Rabemananjara   Leighton Buzzard, a small town in Bedfordshire, is where a group of six volunteers, including myself, and two […]
September 10, 2019
Spaghetti and pesto for lunch
Spaghetti and pesto for lunch Rosie Carnall I was on lunch preparation duty on the first day of our working retreat at Borgo Basino, a hilltop […]
August 9, 2019
‘Life on a Knife Edge’ – two perspectives from our time in Calais
‘Life on a Knife Edge’ – two perspectives from our time in Calais In July a group of eleven QVA volunteers went to Calais to volunteer […]