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09 February 2007

Britain Yearly Meeting

Meeting for Sufferings round-up - preview
Our vision for the future
Meeting for Sufferings was unusual in that it met for two days – and much of the business centred around envisioning the future of Sufferings itself, now that it no longer has a trustee function
  • Part of the weekend was spent in Home Groups, and many of the visions arose from Friends' discussions in the first of these – some of which were later shared in open worship

  • One Friend felt that we should be spending less time on protest marches, and that it was really global warming that we should be addressing
  • This struck a chord with other Friends, one of whom noted: 'Come 2040 the Mediterranean will be so hot that it will be unsustainable
  • Huge population movements will be heading towards northern Europe
  • Would we be able to talk to them? Will we be able to embrace “the other”?'

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