Adult Class: Mass Incarceration and Community Health by Dr. Joe Hulihan, Jan. 18

Dr. Joe Hulihan of Newtown and Newtown Quaker Meeting, will talk about “Mass Incarceration and the Health of Communities”at 9:45 am on Sunday, January 18, at the historic Newtown Friends Meetinghouse at 219 Court Street. Meeting for Worship in the manner of Friends will follow at 11 a.m. The public …

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Expert on Quakers in the American Revolution to Speak at Newtown Meeting

Dr. Patrick Spero, Assistant Professor of History and Leadership Studies at Williams College will speak on “American Exiles: How Quakers Helped Define Loyalty and Liberty in Revolutionary Times”  at the historic Newtown Friends Meetinghouse at 219 Court Street at 9:45 a.m. on First Day (Sunday), January 11, 2015.  The public is invited. The talk …

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Update: Annual Simple Supper

Please come enjoy a Simple Supper sponsored by the Children’s Religious Education Committee, Friday, November 7th from 5:30-7 p.m. The children of the meeting will be serving delicious soups, bread and butter, drinks, and desserts. Afterwards, enjoy an evening of theater at George School with a performance of Oedipus Rex at …

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Deborah Watts to Speak at Adult Class

Deborah Watts, celebrated musician and educator, will speak at the Newtown Meeting Adult Class at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 12. Her topic will be “Music and the Life of the Spirit.” She will explain her own life in music and how it is linked to her spirituality. A music …

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David Library Outing

Twenty-five Friends were treated to an afternoon of fascinating Quaker history on Sunday, September 20, 2014 at the David Library of the American Revolution,  a world-class research library dedicated to the study of American history circa 1750 to 1800. The afternoon began in the Rose Room with refreshments and conversation. …

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Welcome Back Social

Newtown Meeting welcomed back both children and adults to a brand new year of First Day School classes. Plenty of finger food helped fuel conversation as Friends reconnected and spoke about their summer adventures. Highlights included announcement of our second One Book One Meeting, a planned trip to the David …

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