Business of the Meeting

Friends Meetings work through the efforts of volunteers and committees.  This page provides links to various information about the business of Newtown Meeting.

Meeting Schedule — The schedule of meetings, activities, and events

Committee Handbook — The June 2015 edition of the Meeting’s Committee Handbook, as revised in September 2011.

Child Safety Policy — Procedures adopted to ensure the safety of children attending the meeting.

Emergency Preparedness Recommendations — Ad hoc committee recommendations for improving the meetings preparedness for emergency situations.

Committee List — The January 2020 list of committee assignments.

Committee Web Pages — Each Meeting Committee can add its own web pages to the site.  Check back often to see what’s new.

2020 Schedule for Reporting to Monthly Meeting (PDF document) — 2020 schedule for when each committee reports to Business Meeting

2020 Schedule for Hosting Friendly First Meals (PDF document) — 2020 schedule for when each committee hosts Friendly First Meals

Meetinghouse Reservation Calendar — Reservation calendar maintained by the Building and Grounds Committee.

Faith and Practice — The book detailing the beliefs and practices of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) within the area served by the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Directory Update Form — Download this form and complete it to have your information added or corrected in the Meeting Directory.

The following links point to password-protected pages.  To obtain the password, please see the current printed newsletter, or send a request to “web @ newtownfriendsmeeting . org”.

Newsletters— Current and previous Meeting newsletters

Business Meeting Minutes and Agenda — Draft of minutes, agenda, reports and documents for current Meeting for Business.

Meeting Directory — Complete listing of postal and email addresses, and phone numbers

One Page Meeting Phone List — Summary of names and phone numbers only

Newtown Meeting Budget — The Meeting’s current budget and year-to-date actuals.  Also please read this for how to contribute, and contribution guidelines.

Outward Witness of Our Beliefs Through Service — Process and Guidelines for Testing and Pursuit of Leadings and Concerns and Involvement of Newtown Friends Meeting in Projects

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