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 an overview article about that theme, which will in turn link to articles about specific actions within the theme, or about people associated with it.

Links to other sources of information are at the end of these 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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