Quaker Faith and Practice
Welcome to Quakers (the Religious Society of Friends) in Hampshire and the Islands
- living what we believe
Hampshire and Islands Area Quaker Meeting
Registered Charity No. 1134213 (E&W)
Employers Liability Insurance certificates are here.
What Quakers believe
Quaker values are traditionally called 'testimonies': read more on the Quakers in Britain website here.Based on our values, the aims of Quakers are:
- to live with truth and integrity
- to promote justice, equality and community
- to live with simplicity and work for sustainability
- to work for peace
Quakers have no formal creeds.
"In the Religious Society of Friends we commit ourselves not to words but to a way."
Find out more about Quakers
Quaker faith & Practice (the "red book") is subtitled "The book of Christian discipline of the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain". It is readable online here.
Quaker Quest aims to help you find out about the Quaker way of life. Details are here. Several local meetings have recently held Quaker Quest discussions.Becoming Friends: Living and Learning with Quakers aims to support those who are new to Friends. Some local meetings are holding a series of discussions. Details of the programme are here including access to an online course.
NewsForthcoming local events and local news are on the page for members and attenders here.
The quarterly national Quaker News magazine is on the Quakers in Britain website here.