The many different examples of Quakers in Action over the centuries are grouped under several broad themes, such as anti-slavery, as you can see above.

Clicking on one of the themes will take you to a list of all articles connected with that theme.  The first article is an overview, followed by a few articles expanding on aspects of the theme. The rest of the list shows articles about individual pieces of work, or profiles of some of the people who have made significant contributions. 

Links to other sources of information are at the end of many of the articles.

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Meeting for Sufferings

Meeting for Sufferings (MfS) is British Friends’ key strategic body. It was established in response to the sufferings Quakers experienced in the early days, hence its name. Its role was soon broadened and it has played an important part in British Quakers’ responses to the needs of their time ever since. The name has never been changed.
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