Author Archive | Sarah Kastriner

WQM Seeks new Youth Coordinator!

Youth Activities Coordinator (Part-Time) Western Quarterly Meeting, a community of 10 Monthly Meetings in southern Chester County, PA, and northern Delaware, seeks a Youth Activities Coordinator (part-time) to arrange and manage Quarter-wide youth programs. Key responsibilities include: (1) to plan and coordinate youth programs during Quarterly Meetings, and (2) to facilitate interaction and engagement between and among […]

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2017 Christmas Events around the Quarter (list)

Keep an eye on this post, as we will continue to add events as we learn about them. Centre Friends Meeting Christmas Eve music program, Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m. Music will start at 6:30 Christmas Eve, followed by Meeting for Worship Refreshments of Hot cider and cookies to follow. Hockessin Friends Meeting December 9 (Saturday): […]

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Speaking from the Heart: The Real Work of Undoing Racism from the Inside

After nearly two years of discussion and planning, the Western Quarterly Meeting-sponsored workshop addressing racism was finally held on Saturday, September 16. This workshop was designed with our membership in mind – a predominately white, middle-class, social-justice minded demographic. Nearly 30 people expressed interest in the workshop, and in the end we were close to capacity […]

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Constitution Series — West Grove Friends

From Alyce Denver, Clerk of West Grove Monthly Meeting: I think we all can agree that since the November election issues of governance and interpretations of the Constitution have been a source of much conversation. To help answer some of our questions, West Grove Meeting is going to host a series of evenings during which we […]

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Job Opportunity with Friends Peace Teams – African Great Lakes Initiative

Help spread the word please and share with contacts  Announcement via FPT’s website: http://friendspeaceteams.org/2017/04/17/aglihire/  Help us spread the word via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/friendspeaceteams/jobs/688905827962703/?source=post   —  African Great Lakes Initiative of Friends Peace Teams Seeks Part-time Publicist-Fundraiser Salary/Compensation This is a contracted position requiring a person who is a self-starter, a good organizer, and who can be […]

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William Penn Quaker Workcamps

We get lots of flyers, newsletters, and updates from around the world of “Quakerdom” in the Western Quarter office, and I am often astounded at the depth and breadth in the variety of ways Friends put their faith into action. Recently I was reading through the most recent newsletter from William Penn Quaker Workcamps and […]

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Facts about families, poverty and homelessness – a QUIZ

The following exercise is derived from national statistics and placed in the context of an individual family. Imagine yourself as a mom with two children. You worked as a customer service representative, but your iob was scaled back to fewer hours available due to the company’s economic hardships. Finally it became more financially prudent for […]

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