Quaker Poet to talk to Newtown Quakers about “The Wonder of it All” — Sun., April 24

Susan Chast, poet, performance artist, educator, blogger, novelist and member of West Philadelphia Quaker Meeting, will speak at 9:45 a.m. April 24, 2016, to the adult class at the Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street.  Everyone is invited to attend. Susan will read samples of her published and unpublished poetry as well as …

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Dana Harrison and Veronica Wetherill present Newtown Friends School Strategic Plan, March 20

Dana Harrison, Head of School and Veronica Wetherill, NFS committe will present the Newtown Friends School Strategic Plan at the adult class on March 20, 9:45 a.m. Here are the links to the documents for this presentation. Newtown Friends School Membership Renewal Self-Study Report (PDF Doc) NFS 2016 Strategic Plan Draft, March …

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YOUNG QUAKERS AND MENTORS TO TALK ABOUT “WALKING THE WALK” SUNDAY, FEB 28

On Sunday, February 28, at 9:45 a.m. six young Quakers and their Quaker Meeting mentors will answer the question: Which Quaker Testimony has been the hardest to embrace in your every day life?   Everyone is invited to attend. Quakers have no creed, religious hierarchy, or commonly required theological beliefs. Quakers believe that each individual …

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DR. MARK KRASOVIC ON “THE REMARKABLE WAR ON POVERTY IN NEWARK” — ADULT CLASS, FEB 14

DR. MARK KRASOVIC ON “THE REMARKABLE WAR ON POVERTY IN NEWARK” — ADULT CLASS, FEB 14 Professor Mark Krasovic of Rutgers will speak on The Remarkable War on Poverty in Newark” at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, February 14 in the Gathering Room at the Newtown Meeting. Quaker worship based on silent meditation will follow at 11:00 a.m. The public is …

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TOM WELLS, CONTRACTOR AND CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVIST WILL SPEAK AT ADULT CLASS, JAN 17

Tom Wells, Building Contractor and Climate Change Activist, will speak on Citizen’s Climate Lobby’s Carbon Fee and Dividend Proposal, to the Newtown Meeting Adult Class at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, January 17, at the historic Quaker Meetinghouse at 219 Court Street.  Meeting for Worship in the manner of Friends will follow at 11 a.m. The …

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NEWTOWN FRIENDS SCHOOL EDUCATOR, SARAH CROFTS, TO SPEAK TO ADULT FIRST DAY CLASS — SUN., JAN 10

Sarah Crofts, Marketing and Communications Assistant at Newtown Friends School, will speak about her spiritual journey to the adult class in the Gathering Room at the historic Newtown Quaker Meetinghouse, 219 Court Street on Sunday, January 10 at 9:45 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Sarah will discuss growing up in Newtown Friends Meeting and how Quaker …

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