Annual Candlelight Peace Vigil December 31

On Thursday, December 21 from 5-6 PM, the Annual Candlelight Peace Vigil in Trenton will be hosted by Trenton Quaker Meeting in conjunction with the Coalition for Peace Action. Everyone is invited to share your hopes and prayers for peace in the New Year!  Zoom info will be on the event web pagehttps://peacecoalition.org/events/691-new-years-eve-peace-vigil-sp-1668485068.html

Burlington Quarterly Meeting – December 20, 2020

Burlington Quarter Meeting will be held on Sunday, December 20. Starting at 10 AM, Cie Stroud and Michael Cabus will offer a presentation on digital and social media strategies for monthly meetings. Both have extensive experience working with social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Cie Stroud is the Administrative Director of the Burlington […]

John Woolman Memorial New Reflection Garden in memory ofMary Ann Bacon and Alice Edgerton     A number of years ago, Mary Ann Bacon was taking a walk in Mt. Holly, NJ, during her lunch hour, when she passed the John Woolman Memorial.  Being a Quaker, Mary Ann knew about John Woolman, but what particularly drew […]

Governor signs legislation to release people in prison during the pandemic

AFSC PRISON WATCH staff member indicates “this is a good step in the right direction.” NEWARK, NJ (October 19, 2020) Today, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the Public Health Emergency Act – a bill that will give up to 3000 people the possibility of earning time off their sentence during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation’s […]

Quaker Advocacy: Peace, People, Planet

Saturday, October 17. 1 PM, Eastern Standard Time. Join Dianne Randall, from Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) in Washington DC, and Andrew Lane from the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) for the fourth session of FWCC’s Quaker Conversations Series. Hosted by the Friends World Committee for Consultation, this session will explore Quaker Advocacy, including when Friends’ prophetic […]

Parenting in COVID-19

By Melinda Wenner Bradley For the past six months, I’ve worked from home with my three children around me. My kids are older; this summer the youngest turned thirteen. And while I’ve been able to focus on my own work and called on very little to support their online learning last spring or this fall, […]

Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting

Following the Motions of Love with Marcelle Martin Sunday, October 25, 2020, 10 AM-12:30 PM  –  Online Following worship, Marcelle Martin will guide us in an interactive exploration of how to support one another in discerning and following the leadings of the Spirit. We’ll take inspiration from the example of faithful Friend John Woolman.  Our time […]

FCNL: Thursdays with Friends

Thursdays with Friends is an online discussion featuring lobbyists with Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), every other Thursday from 4:00-4:30 p.m. EDT. Go to fcnl.org and search for Thursdays with Friends. Upcoming programs on The State of Native America (10/1), Women, Children, and Peace in Afghanistan (10/15) and Finding Justice in Police Reform (11/5)

Medford Quakers host weekly climate ‘strike’

From: South Jersey Local News.com September 11, 2020 MEDFORD >> On the last Saturday of every month, more than green grass covers the lawn of Medford Friends Meeting, the historic Quaker meetinghouse at 14 Union Street here. It’s shoes. Dozens of shoes, all bearing signs about the “other” ongoing world-wide crisis: Climate Change. The pandemic […]

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