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INVITATION: Planning for George Fox's 400th Birthday

2024 will mark 400 years since the birth of George Fox. Fox wasn’t the only founder of the Quaker movement, but he was certainly central to creating the Religious Society of Friends which is a presence today across the world.

How would you like to mark the event?

 Ideas include birthday parties, events in the places named after George Fox or   where pivotal moments in his life took place, opportunities for worshipping together internationally, re-enactments, children’s stories, puppet shows; the list of possibilities might very well be endless, and is certainly longer than those mentioned here.

 To begin the process, you are invited to an online creative session with the FWCC World Office on Monday 7 March at 12pm GMT to share what you are planning already, what resources you would like and what ideas would fill you with anticipation.  Following this session FWCC will start compiling ideas into a programme, which will grow as events are planned between now and then.

Corresponding meeting times:
7am Philadelphia / 12pm London / 1pm Berlin / 2pm Johannesburg / 3pm Nairobi / 5.30pm New Delhi / 8pm Perth / 9pm Seoul

We hope to hold a second session in April, at an alternative time, for those Friends who cannot make this session.

Please go to for more information and to register for this event


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Wednesday, 16 February 2022 - 10:12pm