Mickleton holds a Get out the Vote event

On Wednesday October 20th Friends at Mickleton Meeting held a “Get out the Vote” event. Friends stood for several hours on the corner of their Meeting’s property – which happens to be at a well traveled intersection, and held up nonpartisan signs such as “your vote counts”, and “remember to vote on November 2nd”. They […]

Newton Meeting and the Camden County History Alliance

Over the past few years, Newton Meeting has participated in tours and open houses offered by the Camden County History Alliance. Although a small number of people visited the meetinghouse, working with the Alliance has been fruitful in multiple ways: networking, information sharing, and joint projects. The Alliance’s Fall, 2021 magazine includes an article on […]

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 […]

Quaker United Nations Office Geneva names new Director

Following an international search process, the Quaker UN Office (QUNO) has announced the appointment of Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge as the incoming Director of QUNO Geneva. Nozizwe, a South African national, is a member of the Quaker Community in the Western Cape Meeting. She has a distinguished career in government, civil society and advocacy, as well as […]

The Story of How a Film Intersects with PYM Youth Programs

As part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting’s Runway to Annual Sessions, ‘We Are the Radical Monarchs’ is a two-part event for all ages (10-100!). The first event will be a community viewing of the documentary on June 11, followed by a facilitated discussion on June 13. Friends unable to join on June 11 can register and receive the […]

Videos from Preservation New Jersey

Founded in 1978, Preservation New Jersey is a statewide member-supported non-profit historic preservation organization. PNJ promotes the economic vitality, sustainability, and heritage of New Jersey’s diverse communities through advocacy and education.  Among their activities, they offer toolkits and other educational materials and publications. View some recent videos on topics such as preserving historic cemeteries, using social media to […]

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