New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Salem Quarterly Meeting

Date

Sunday, October 27, 2019 (All day)

Location

Beacon Hill Friends House
6 Chestnut St
Boston , MA
Massachusetts

About

Meeting for Worship begins at 10:30 a.m., to be followed by a brown-bag lunch (with some supplementation from Beacon Hill Friends) and a program. The afternoon will conclude with Meeting for Worship for attention to Business of the Quarter. 

Below is the Schedule for the day:

Worship - 10:30

Lunch -    11:45-12:30

Program -  12:30-2:00; break

Business -  2:15-3:30/4:00

Childcare is available with advance notice. Please email Margy Carpenter or call 781-526-4275 to request childcare. 

The program for the day is (preliminarily) titled: "A Conversation About Quarters." What is a 1uarter and what does it do—what is its list of "must-do" functions? How do other quarters in our Yearly Meeting differ from ours in the way they operate or gather? What would be lost if the quarter didn't meet? Quarters provide opportunities for education, outreach and meeting others; how can we make our quarter more vital? What relationship to our Living Faith gatherings might the quarters play? Should our quarter's borders/constituent meetings change?

This is a timely program. During the April Meeting those gathered voiced a desire for Salem Quarter to engage in some reflection and conversation about where the Life is. The hope is that an ad-hoc committee of Friends will assemble to travel widely in the quarter and listen for how the constituent meetings find themselves in relation to Salem Quarter, both historically and today.

Contact Information

Salem Quarter Co-Clerk

Kristina Keefe-Perry
Phone: 
(831) 345-2349
Home Meeting: 
Fresh Pond Monthly Meeting

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]