Joshua Ponter

Interested in South Jersey History?

SouthJerseyQuakers would like to connect with people who are knowledgeable about and/or interested in learning more about the role of Quakers in South Jersey.   We could do several things together – provide training on conducting an oral history interview, create a Quaker history trail, and hold Open Houses together.   And, the upcoming 250th anniversary of […]

Burlington Quarterly Meeting

Sunday, September 19  – The Quarter’s business meeting will be held at Mt. Holly. Instead of a program, Friends are encouraged to participate in the concert by Keith Calmes, by the acclaimed guitarist. Friends can attend the concert in person at Barnegat Meeting, or by zoom. Winner of the Artists International competition, Calmes is a […]

Moving Forward Together in the Face of Climate Change

During Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Annual Sessions, Friends united to come under the weight of climate change and eco-justice as a Yearly Meeting Witness. The Climate Change Sprint Report was enthusiastically adopted, including specific action areas for all Friends to consider.  Now the work begins! The Eco Justice Collaborative invites you to join us on Zoom […]

Assist Afghan Refugee Resettlement

PYM Quaker communities and individuals have asked how to help! The recent events in Afghanistan have led to a dramatic uptick in the number of refugees who will need resettlement — a number that has reached crisis levels and requires unprecedented response. Many meetings have contacted PYM for information about how they can collaborate with churches and […]

Let’s Talk with Matthew Van Meter

On May 13, meeting member Matthew van Meter joined Moorestown Friends Meeting’s Anti-Racism Committee to discuss Deep Delta Justice.  His book describes the key figures involved in the 1968 Supreme Court case Duncan v. Louisiana, which guaranteed the right to trial by jury. Matthew shared his perspective on the impact of his Quaker upbringing on his […]

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