First Day School Program
Sundays, concurrent with Meeting for Worship (Sept-June)
First Day School is held concurrent with Meeting for Worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. The children are divided into two age groups: Explorers (ages 8 and older) and Wonderers (ages 3-7). Childcare is provided for children too young to participate in the programs.
Nov. 2 - Explorers: The Quaker Game
Wonderers: Godly Play, Parable of the Great Pearl
Nov. 9 - Explorers: Bible study
Nov. 16 - Explorers: Spirit Play, The Wise Men and the Elephant
Nov. 23 - Explorers: Silence and its Uses
Wonderers: Godly Play, Parable of the Sower
Nov. 30 - Explorers: Godly Play, The Glorious Impossible
Wonderers: Special Art Building Project
1st First Day Program
First Sunday of the month after potluck dinner
November 2: Songfest
December 7: TBA
Adult Religious Education Program
Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Vocal Ministry and Quaker Ministry
The Fall Adult Religious Education program will be exploring what distinguishes Quaker worship from other types of worship and what kind of ministry is best adapted to further this particular type of worship. A paper present by Howard Brinton entitled “Vocal Ministry and Quaker Worship” will help guide this exploration.
Nov 2: Catholic, Protestant and Quaker
Nov 9: Quaker Mysticism & Our Unique Task
Nov 16: Two Roads to the Kingdom
Nov 23: Protestant Ministry & Types of Quaker Ministry
Nov 30: Fellowship Breakfast
Dec 7: First Type of Quaker Ministry
Dec 14: Second Type of Quaker Ministry
Dec 21: Third Type of Quaker Ministry & Education/Teaching
Dec 28: Types of Worship
Spiritual Seekers Information and Discussion Program
Fifth Sundays, 12:30 to 3:30 pm.: November 30, March 29
People come to Friends meetings for various reasons, many visit as part of a personal spiritual journey of seeking out a religious tradition that speaks to their condition. The Spiritual Seekers Information and Discussion Program is a way to find out more about Quaker faith and practice as well as an opportunity to explore how Quaker faith and practice relates to your own personal spiritual journey. Childcare is available as requested.