April 2022 Steering Committee Meeting

Join QEW for our Spring 2022 Steering Committee Meeting. We will gather virtually using Zoom to conduct business and enjoy fellowship with each other. All Steering Committee members are encouraged to attend, and we welcome visitors for any or all of our sessions. We are asking for an optional $75 registration fee to cover our […]

Divestment from Fossil Fuels – Vanguard Investments

QEW is partnering with Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) to support their campaign to pressure the Vanguard Investments Group to divest from fossil fuels. Vanguard is the world’s biggest investor in coal and one of the two biggest investors in gas and oil. You are invited to a workshop on Divestment from Fossil Fuels – Vanguard […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Friends General Conference

"We dedicate ourselves to let the living waters flow through us – where we live, regionally, and in wider world fellowship. We dedicate ourselves to building the peace that passeth all understanding, to the repair of the world, opening our lives to the Light to guide us in each small step." - Kabarak Call for […]

Racial Wealth Gap Simulation Experiment

Quaker Earthcare Witness' co-clerk Beverly Ward will offer this Racial Wealth Gap Simulation experiment to help people understand the connections among racial inequity, hunger, poverty, and wealth. In the simulation, participants learn how federal policies created structural inequalities—property ownership and education are just two among many areas affected—and how these policies increase hunger and poverty […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Friends General Conference

Quaker Earthcare Witness is hosting monthly online worship sharing groups in partnership with Friends General Conference. In worship sharing, we gather in small groups to focus on a particular question (or questions) to explore our own experience and share with each other more deeply than we would in normal conversation. It seeks to draw us […]

Racial Wealth Gap Follow-Up Session

Hosted by our co-clerk Beverly Ward, we'll debrief and discuss the racial wealth gap learning simulation. In our prior session, participants learned how federal policies created structural inequalities—property ownership and education are just two among many areas affected—and how these policies increase hunger and poverty in communities of color. The simulation guided participants to an understanding […]

QEW Presentations at Friends General Conference Gathering

Join Quaker Earthcare Witness at the virtual Friends General Conference (FGC) Gathering for a week of afternoon presentations. To register, please visit FGC's website. All presentations via Zoom, 5-6:30 pm Eastern QEW Staff will be present at each event to help with technical issues and to do a brief introduction about QEW. Monday, July 4 […]

Naturally Beyond Binaries with Cai Quirk

Society tries to force humans and the natural world into categories and boxes, but nature holds onto stories even when humans forget and erase. As a part of the natural world, humans also naturally expand beyond binaries. Through stories, photos, and poems from 'Transcendence’ and ‘Beyond Pink and Blue’ Cai Quirk will bridge gaps in […]

Ecological Grief: Engaging with the Emotional Impacts of Climate Change

 Climate warming stripes from: Show Your Stripes with Gayle Matson & Hayley Hathaway REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED (Click here to sign up for the next time we offer this workshop, on September 21st) Ecological grief is all around us, whether we recognize it or not, we all carry it with us. Buddhist writer […]

Worship Sharing with Quaker Earthcare Witness and Ben Lomond Quaker Center

Online

Quaker Earthcare Witness is hosting monthly online worship sharing groups in partnership with Ben Lomond Quaker Center, a Quaker retreat and conference center in the Santa Cruz mountains that nurtures the spiritual growth and faithfulness of Friends and others, while strengthening Quakerism and its witness in the world. In worship sharing, we gather in small […]

Ecological Grief: A 10-Step Course

Thursdays, October 6 - December 15th (Skipping November 24). 7 - 8:30 PM Eastern. “Should you fear that with this pain your heart might break, remember that the heart that breaks open can hold the whole universe. Your heart is that large. Trust it. Keep breathing.” ― Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone Quaker Earthcare Witness […]