Worship and Ministry

The Worship & Ministry Committee nurtures the spiritual life of Newtown Monthly Meeting, both as individuals on our separate spiritual journeys, and also as a blessed community, gathered together in the faith and traditions of the Religious Society of Friends.

See the Worship & Ministry Committee Description for a more information about the committee’s purpose and duties.

Duties of the committee include:

Coordinating memorial services for members of the meeting.

Memorial Service Handbook

Sample Memorial Service Introduction

Memorial Minutes

Coordinating the annual, semi-programmed Easter Service.  This includes identifying an announcer, choosing hymns and arranging for musical accompaniment, identifying fourth graders who will receive Bibles, identifying person to present the Bibles, identifying a person to read the Easter Story, and printing the service program.

Sample Easter Service Program

Organizing the 30 minute, annual, semi-programmed Christmas Eve candlelight service.

Christmas Eve Service Planning

Finding volunteers to lead worship services at Chandler Hall on each Sunday for which Newtown Monthly Meeting is responsible. As a member of Bucks Quarterly Meeting, Newtown Monthly Meeting is one of the meetings in the quarter that takes responsibility for this Quaker Worship Service.  The Quakerphernalia Newsletter shows which meetings are responsible for each upcoming month.

Chandler Hall Service Info

Read our annual reports for more details on the committee’s past work.

Worship & Ministry Annual Report 2018

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