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.

Committee List —Updated March 2021.

2021 Schedule for Reporting to Monthly Meeting (Google Sheet) — 2021 schedule for when each committee reports to Business Meeting

Meetinghouse Reservation Calendar — Reservation calendar maintained by the Building and Grounds Committee.  Please contact reservations@newsite.newtownfriendsmeeting.org if interested in using the building.

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 Web Pages — Each Meeting Committee has a page and can add sub-pages as needed for reference, information, archiving.  Check back often to see what’s new.   Committee Handbook — Committee descriptions are now on individual committee pages (go to committee tab).

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 Updates: Please send your name, family members, birthdates, address, email(s), home and cell phone numbers to recorder@newsite.newtownfriendsmeeting.org. Let us know if you are a member or attender, and if you want to get the e-newsletter.


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 can be found on the Financial Oversight page.

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