Visit to: Chester Monthly Meeting

Southern Quarter

This was my second visit to Chester MM. Ten or eleven Friends attended. Outside, the maples were flaring yellow, and the leaves rustled underfoot whenever another Friend approached the front door. The Meeting room was warm and smelled of wood. Messages were brief and loving whether the words spoke of mourning or of joy. I felt a deep sense of …

Chester River Friends Meeting

Visit to: Chester River Friends Meeting

Southern Quarter

This was my first visit to a meeting in Maryland! I travelled to Chester River Friends Meeting to attend Southern Quarterly Meeting. The meeting house is just lovely – very unique structure with an interesting history. There were refreshments before Meeting for Worship, a potluck afterwards, and then Meeting for Business. A new Friend from Southern Quarter (who I just …