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Illuminate Summer Speaker Series 2022
Jun 27, 2022 19:30Zoom, PA
Silent Peace Vigil at Willistown Friends Meeting
Jun 28, 2022 17:00Willistown Friends Meeting, 7069 Goshen Rd, Newtown Square, 19073, United States
Wednesday Worship Sharing
Jun 29, 2022 19:00Zoom, PA
Wednesday Worship Sharing
Jul 6, 2022 08:00Zoom, PA
Second Saturday SING
Jul 9, 2022 18:00Mount Holly Meetinghouse, 81 High Street, Mount Holly, 08060
Illuminate Summer Speaker Series 2022
Jul 11, 2022 19:30Zoom, PA

Sister Celeste Mokrzycki, SSJ, recently returned from the Polish Ukraine border working with Ukrainian refugees.

Her discussion entailed what she witnessed and experienced and how the Sisters of St. Joseph are helping at the border during this time of great need. She spoke at Seaville Monthly Meeting on Wednesday, May 25 and a question and answer session followed. Thank you to Seaville Monthly Meeting for hosting.

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Spring Celebration at Mullica Hill School

June 21, 2022

On Friday, May 13, Friends School Mullica Hill held a Spring Celebration! Pre-K through 8th grade gave a concert of many musical performances. There were presentations for the Global Engagement focus on Oceans. Hanshi Deshbandhu was honored with flowers and cards for her 90th birthday! There was a Silent Auction going on throughout the event, and […]

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By admin | January 29, 2020

We want to introduce Quakers – members of the Religious Society of Friends – to our neighbors by providing information about our beliefs, Friends’ based organizations, and some history including the role Quakers have played in building our communities. “South Jersey Quakers” also offers a calendar with upcoming activities – for adults, children, and inter-generational […]

1. Find Quakers

Find a Quaker community near you.

2. Get ready

Want to know what to expect? Get ready for your first visit.

3. Experience it

Get in touch with your nearest meeting to find out how to connect during social distancing.

Or when it's safe, show up and experience a way of worshiping where we listen to God and each other.

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Title: Finding Spiritual Refuge
Matthew Sharp of Cherry Hill, NJ

I think my kids really benefit. I think it's a huge gift my wife and I have given them. Meeting gives them a kind of a chance, a practice, of being silent in a world where there's so many distractions, and there's so much data and information. So, the meeting's just kind of like a refuge and a place to be that we don't have to be super brilliant. We don't have to know everything. We can just kind of try to, you know, find that Light inside of us, that God inside of us. And what does that look like? How does that come out?

Title card: How My Family Found Spiritual Refuge in Quaker Meeting

It's a place where you can go and be yourself and find that Light inside yourself. You know that Light when you do something good, when you feel good, when you help others? That thing that comes out and shines.

And we were just attracted to the Meeting because of the service aspect, the social justice, and really, the conversations at Adult First Day School kind of were the things we were concerned about and thinking about as a family.

So, my name is Matthew Sharp, and I live in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and I go to Haddonfield Monthly Meeting.

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Find your spiritual refuge

If you've been looking for a faith community where you can be fully yourself without creeds getting in the way, maybe you've been looking for Quakers.

Led by the Spirit

Open & Affirming

Centered on Community

Don't go it alone!

You deserve a faith community where you belong.

Be Free

We're a faith community that is refreshingly free in its approach. The most "dogmatic" it gets around these parts is "there is that of God in everyone."

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Be Known

Small, close-knit communities give you the opportunity to really get to know others and be known by them. These small communities are connected to form the larger South Jersey Quakers community.

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Share Values

Chances are, you want a community that shares your values. How do peace, integrity, equality, and simplicity sound?

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