Gloucestershire Quakers - Election 2015


News from Gloucestershire Friends

Quakers in Gloucestershire share how they have come together to engage with the general election

The words of the Quaker election guide  have had great resonance for us and extended our thinking about how we might raise awareness, stimulate debate, and “educate ourselves and others about important issues that may come up during the election”.

Our Area Meeting Peace Group brought Gloucestershire Friends together to develop our thinking.

A workshop in February focused on three issues:

The workshop was important for allowing us to think deeply about how to promote what we value and for helping us to focus on a number of topics:

We decided to:

We have prepared a summary of the responses which you can read here

 If you would like to discuss Gloucestershire Friends’ engagement with the General Election 2015, please email and we’ll pass it on to Alison Crane, Claire Feehily or Liz Whiteside of Gloucestershire Friends Peace Group.



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