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January Quarterly Meeting, Kennett Friends Host

Kennett Friends Meeting will host in January, 2018.

Our morning program will be a follow up to the discussion we began at October QM, about how we live our Quaker values. If you missed October, Friend Gail has offered a lovely write up in this post: http://westernquarterquakers.org/october-quarterly-meeting-discussion-part-one/

ending will our call to action: Each of us is invited to do HOMEWORK for next Quarterly Meeting in mid-January at Kennett Meetinghouse:
Set an intention of creating some Peace. Try the experiment in a way new for you, and see where this experiment leads.  We should all bring our results to Kennett in January!

There will be a wonderful Youth program, as well, led by Guen Findley and Christian Garber.

Kennett Friends are providing lunch of soups & sandwiches. Friends are welcome to contribute sides or desserts as led.


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Parent’s Morning Off – Sat. Dec. 9th

Parents – Western & Concord Quarters are joining together to give you some time off! Bring your child(ren) to the Cabin on Westtown’s campus (#9 on this map) – and they will spend the morning moving, playing, creating – maybe even learning! – with other young Friends from our area Monthly Meetings.

Enjoy a morning of Friendly Fun!

Snack & Lunch: We will serve a healthy mid-morning snack. Cheese pizza will be ordered for lunch. Water will be always be available. All are welcome to bring a bag lunch if preferred (especially in the case of food allergies).

Ages: Pre-K (at least 3 years old) and up, from families in our Quarters.

Cost: This event is FREE. Donations to defray costs will be accepted.

Advanced Registration Requested by December 5 .   Contact your Quarter Coordinator to register, or register online here: RSVP at http://concordquarter.org/2017-parents-morning-off/

Western Quarter— email Christian Garber, youth@westernquarterquakers.org

What will we do? Activities could include: 

· Arts & crafts
· Movement (such as Frazzelram)
· Outdoor adventures (depending on the weather—bring appropriate coats, mittens, boots, etc.)
· Cooperative games, board games
· Story time (children are welcome to bring their own books to read—no handheld computer games, though!)


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Kennett Meeting hosts Amnesty International Write for Rights 12/3

Write A Letter. Change A Life.

You can help change the lives of this year’s 10 cases by writing letters. When combined with millions of others, your letters help convince government officials to free prisoners of conscience, support human rights defenders, and end other urgent cases of abuse. Together, we can change lives and change our world.

A light lunch and all letter writing materials will be provided. Donations are welcome to cover the cost of postage. Learn about this year’s cases and previous success stories here on the Amnesty International USA website: https://write.amnestyusa.org/.

Write for Rights 2017 is happening on Sunday, December 3, 12-2pm at Kennett Friends Meeting. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/803148973200660/.

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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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