Summer Camp Fun and Community Outreach

Children, Environment, Friends Who Care For Youth, Outreach, Religious Education, Staff, Uncategorized

This summer, Third Haven Friends Meeting is hosting two sessions of a summer nature and mindfulness camp. The camp weeks are part of an effort both to support families in the meeting and reach out to families in the surrounding community. During the first week of the camp in June, children ages 4-8 spent Monday to Thursday mornings guided through …

Resource Friends at Annual Sessions!

Addressing Racism, Aging Services, Annual Sessions, Eco-Justice Collaborative, Environment, Faith & Practice, Outreach, Pastoral Care Support, Peace & Social Concerns, Quaker Life Council, Religious Education, Resource Friends, Worship and Ministry

At the 2018 Annual Sessions this year, there will be a booth during free time and dinner time on Thursday and Friday where Resource Friends will be available to talk with you about their work and what they might be able to support for you and your meeting. They will also be offering workshops on Friday and Saturday. Resource Friends …

Friends inspired by NY Friend Sandra Steingraber speak out against Pipelines and in favor of Clean Energy

Environment

Members and attenders of Westtown and other Monthly Meetings joined several hundred in West Chester on June 9th to publicly witness on behalf of our neighbors facing the dangers of new pipelines snaking their way through Chester and Delaware counties designed to carry high risk liquefied gas  pipelines.  The Mariner East Rally for Community Safety speakers painted a grim picture …

Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw The Line!

Environment

On April 24 at the Watershed Institute in Pennington, NJ, Friends joined a gathering of over 75 in support of clean water and the environment.  Led by tribal elders, scientists, children, and museum representatives, the occasion was the opening ceremony for the “Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw the Line” traveling exhibition which is to remain at the Institute until the end …

Quaker Seeds and Native American Corn

Environment

Seventy-five F(f)riends gathered for worship at Schuylkill Meeting—a beautiful and active Friends meeting near Phoenixville—followed by a Friends in Fellowship event at Eden Valley Farm on Sunday, February 25th. As the Spirit moved among them in worship, and the warmth of John and Penny Hunt’s welcome sunk in, Friends who had come from as far away as Third Haven Meeting, …

Jeff Perkins

Op-ed from Friends Fiduciary Published in the Philadelphia Business Journal

Environment

Jeffery Perkins, Executive Director of Friends Fiduciary wrote an op-ed —Fix to solar credit will boost state’s economy — published in the Philadelphia Business Journal supporting the implementation of Pennsylvania’s Solar Energy Credit legislation, which would eliminate the loophole allowing utilities to satisfy clean energy requirements out of state.