Quarterly Meeting at West Chester April 28, 2013

8:00-Sign-in
8:15-9:30-Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business
 (Child care for all ages)
 Youth Group Program (see below)
9:30 to 10:30-Reading and Conversation about The Snake Fence
10:30 to 10:45-Break
10:45 to 11:45-Meeting for Worship
12:00-Lunch

Multigenerational Discussion: Living the Peace Testimony in Times of Conflict

Author Janet Olshewsky will read an excerpt from her novel The Snake Fence, set in Chester County during the French and Indian Wars, and then lead a multigenerational ( ‘tweens through adults) discussion about the issues it raises, including living the peace testimony and living up to personal responsibility during a time of conflict. Click this link to get a sample of Janet's story and to visit the author's blog to find out more about her: http://www.janetolshewsky.com/category/the-snake-fence/

Youth Programs: Elementary and Middle School (note: Overnight Program has been cancelled)

The Youth Program at April Quarterly Meeting will begin on Saturay afternoon with the company of youth from Western Quarter! We will be going bowling, playing games, wathcing a movie, and spending the night at West Chester Monthly Meeting. In the morning we will wake up early to clean-up, have breakfast, and learn about Quaker business practices. We will then join the adult s to hear from Janet Olshewsky’s book The Snake Fence!

The Quarter’s youngest Friends will be making crafts from the time of the French and Indian War, making corn bread for our shared meal, learning about William Penn’s Holy Experiment! Encourage your Meeting’s First Day School programs to come to West Chester!

Meeting for Business: The Called Threshing Session held April 7 produced a proposal for the Tuition Endowment Fund. More info by clicking here.

Note: Childcare is available beginning at 8:00 .

Please pre-register for the Youth Sleepover! If you are interested in being an adult presense, see CQ website for needed forms at http://concordquarter.sqsp.com/documents or email concordquarter at pym.org

West Chester Monthly Meeting is located at 425 N. High Street in West Chester, PA.

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Posted on April 21, 2013 .