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Reminder to Monthly Meetings –

-We need to fund our budgets This letter from Western Quarter Clerk, Pam Leland, went to each Monthly Meeting’s Clerk & Treasurer as a part of PYM’s annual appeal packet. December 31, 2014 Dear Friends, Enclosed is the 2015 Annual Appeal for your Monthly Meeting’s covenant contribution to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. We understand that each […]

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Black Lives Matter – a letter from New York Yearly Meeting

December 11, 2014 We write on behalf of New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) to declare our grave religious and ethical concerns regarding the recent decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City not to bring criminal charges against the police officers involved in the violent deaths of unarmed African American […]

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Holiday Events throughout the Quarter

These events can all be found on the Western Quarter calendar and under our “Events” tab, but we have gathered them here in one place for easy reference.  Click the RED titles to see event details and information; click the blue location titles to see the street address of the event. Benefit Concert with Celtic […]

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Quakers and the Ministry of Elder Care

October Quarterly Meeting Presentation Summary For those who could not be at Quarterly Meeting in October at Kennett Meeting, Wright Horne offers this summary of his presentation on the Ministry of Elder Care.   Care and support of aging men and women has long been a concern of Quakers.  In the Philadelphia area, starting around […]

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Quaker Fair – We’ll Miss You!

Kennett Meeting Takes a Rest This Year Nothing makes one nostalgic like thinking of a favorite event that you have to miss, and knowing that Kennett Meeting’s Quaker Fair won’t be happening this year has done just that for me. It got me thinking about a document one of our members (late Friend Janet Heist) […]

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Employment Opportunity at Western Quarter

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 […]

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A Letter on Finance, to our Monthly Meetings

September 12, 2014 Greetings, Friends: I write today on behalf of the newly-established Support Committee, our Treasurer and Finance Committee, with a request to all Monthly Meetings in Western Quarter. We are asking each Monthly Meeting to consider an increase in its financial commitment to the Quarter when it develops its next annual budget. We […]

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Farewell Message from Our Outgoing Coordinator

Friends: It has been a tremendous privilege to work with the Western Quarterly Meeting community. The relationships I have formed here will carry me well as I begin a new chapter. I am heartened that I will still be working for our wider yearly-meeting community. I won’t be a stranger! In this regard, I will […]

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Employment Opportunity at Western Quarterly Meeting!

Update! This position is filled, but a NEW position is available. Check it out: http://westernquarterquakers.org/?p=7535   Western Quarter, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Western Quarter, a community of 11 Monthly Meetings in southern Chester County and northern Delaware, seeks a part-time Coordinator. The Western Quarter Coordinator is responsible for managing the work and activities of the Quarter. Responsibilities […]

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