Quarterly Meeting at Concord: Early Quakers in the Delaware Valley

Concord Quarterly Meeting

July 24, 2016
Concord Monthly Meeting

8:45                 Sign-in
9:00-10:45      Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business
11:00-11:45       Meeting for Worship with Concord Meeting
12:00-12:30     Nancy Webster Lecture over light Lunch
12:30-3:00       Visit to Chichester Meetinghouse and Caleb Pusey House

The Lives of Early Delaware Valley Friends

Using the historic sites of Chichester Meetinghouse and the Caleb Pusey Property, Nancy Webster, Curator for the Friends Historical Association and noted historian of the Chester and Delaware County scene, will take us through some of the experiences and challenges, which early Quakers faced in the late 17th century. She will also share insights into how their unique Quaker theology informed their actions towards the indigenous people who they met here, the foreign strangers whom they accepted, and the democratic institutions they built. Nancy will give a brief overview over lunch at Concord Meeting, then more in depth presentations at Chichester Meetinghouse and the Caleb Pusey property.

Childcare will be provided during Meeting for Business and Meeting for Worship at Concord Meeting

Chichester Meetinghouse is at 601 Meetinghouse Rd, Boothwyn ,PA. Caleb Pusey is at 15 Race St, Upland, PA

For more info and a map to the meeting go to http://www.concordquarter.org or email concordquarter@pym.org

Posted on June 19, 2016 .