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Concord Quarterly Meeting October-November 2018 Announcements and Calendar of Events

by Margaret Haviland last modified Sep 30, 2018 12:41 AM
Want to know more about Delaware Valley Friends School? Concord Quarter and DVFS are in conversation about a possible care relationship. To learn more about the school:
Oct 5 and Nov 2 6:30pm A shared potluck meal, followed by worship at Goshen Meeting, 814 N. Chester Rd, West Chester. Bring a dish to share. We welcome all in the Quarter and beyond. Bring a friend, too and enjoy reconnecting or meeting local Quakers! This is a monthly event on first Fridays.
Check out Concord Quarter's new Facebook Page: Concord Quarterly Meeting - Quakers. If you are on Facebook, you can help spread the word by "liking" the page, sharing the page or inviting others to like the page. Questions? Email
Looking for that flyer about a Concord Quarter event (or individual meeting events)? Find flyers by month on the website. Go here:
Sept 30 6pm Twilight Meditation at Hildacy Farms (Natural Lands Trust). Meet at Newtown Square Friends Meeting, 120 North Newtown Road, Newtown Square, PA.
Oct 7 1pm Threshing session at Westtown Meeting, 215 Friends Meeting Lane, West Chester, PA to hear about and discuss the proposed care relationship between Delaware Valley Friends School and Concord Quarter . This will be an agenda item at October 28 Quarterly Meeting. Bring a brown bag lunch at 12:30pm if you wish. Proposed care relationship and fact sheet attached.
Oct 10 1- 3pm Concord Quarter Working Group on Aging Concerns, Anna T Jeanes Building Social Room at The Hickman, corner of Marshall and Walnut, West Chester. All are welcome to join this group which is planning programs on aging concerns in the Quarter. For more info email
Oct 13 10-noon Aging and Finances offered by the CQ Working Group on Aging Concerns at Goshen Meeting, 814 N. Chester Rd, West Chester. Guests from Intervention Associates, a subsidiary of Friends Life Care, providing care management and guardianship services. Registration requested for lunch.  
Oct 13 Noon-3pm Harvest Fair & Open House at Goshen Friends School, 814 N. Chester Rd, West Chester. Activities for toddlers through preschool. Have a tour, meet teachers and find out what makes Goshen Friends special. Registration requested: For more information: Michele Kornegay, 610-696-8183 or
Oct 12-14 PYM Spiritual Formation Collaborative gathering for a Spiritual Formation Weekend Retreat at Kenbrook Retreat Center, 190 Pine Meadow Rd, Lebanon, PA 17046. Financial aid available. Contact Jane Keller 570 419-1870 or
Oct 23 Dine Around West Chester to Benefit The Hickman! The restaurants involved will donate 25% of their food sales to The Hickman, including Barnabys West Chester, The Mediterranean, Rams Head Bar & Grill, Side Bar & Restaurant, Spence Café. For more info:
Oct 27 10am-noon The Poor People's Campaign, a National Call for Moral Revival, hosted by The Atlantic Coast Quaker Acitivists at Wilmington Friends Meeting, 401 N.4th St, Wilmington:
Oct 27 10am-noon Historic Meetinghouses and Burial Grounds, a PYM Thread Gathering, Downingtown Meeting, 800 E. Lancaster Ave, Downingtown. For more info:
Oct 27 4:30-7pm Harvest Buffet at Birmingham Meeting, 1245 S. Birmingham Rd, West Chester. (this is a wonderful and delicious event) All funds raised benefit local and Quaker charities. To reserve tickets email
Oct 28 8:30-1:15 Concord Quarterly Meeting at Middletown Meeting, 435 N. Middletown Rd, Media, PA 19063, Registration at 8:15, Meeting for Business at 8:30, Program at 10am, Worship at 11:15 followed by lunch provided by Middletown. Childcare available.
Oct 28 5:20pm Twilight Meditation at Drexel Lodge (Newtown Township). Meet at Newtown Square Friends Meeting, 120 North Newtown Road, Newtown Square, PA.
Nov 1 6:30- 8:30pm Anne Ford, author and advocate for children with learning disabilities will speak at Delaware Valley Friends School, 19 E. Central Ave, Paoli. She will discuss her latest book: The Stigmatized Child: Helping Parents Overcome the Stigma Attached to Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Lack of Social Skills. Registration required: or email
Nov 3 9am -4pm PYM Continuing Sessions at Arch Street Meeting, 320 Arch Street, Philadelphia. For more information:
Nov 4 1pm-3pm Concord Quarter Planning Committee, Anna T Jeanes Building Social Room at The Hickman, 400 N. Walnut St, West Chester. All welcome to participate in this group which plans activities in the Quarter and has oversight of the Coordinator. For more info:
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