New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Spirit of Unity Dinner


Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm


Brookside Congregational Church
2013 Elm St
Manchester , NH
New Hampshire


A celebration of everything that New Hampshire churches and their people can accomplish together.

Barbara Keshen will receive the Work of the People Award. She is the chair of the NH Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, a group originally formed by the NH Council of Churches. Following her career in criminal law, Barbara turned her energies to the repeal
of the death penalty, organizing faith and secular leaders and even preaching sermons about how faith informs her repeal work.

The keynote speaker will be Bishop Dwayne D. Royste, who is the National  Political Director of Faith in Action and the Designated Pastor of Faith United Church of Christ in Washington, DC. Bishop Royster serves as the Founder of the Society for Faith and Justice. The Society is an ecumenical religious order committed to a charism of social justice as spiritual discipline and spiritual practice.

Tickets are $50 and can be reserved by

Dinner reservations are kindly requested by October 25, 2019.

Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]