News & Announcements
The photo on this page shows Irene McHenry, executive director of Friends Council on Education, giving a tour of the new Chestnut Hill meetinghouse to a 10th grade class from the William Penn Charter School. As a member of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, Irene is available to give tours of the meetinghouse to school groups. Penn Charter regularly sends their upper school Quakerism classes to visit this meetinghouse, learn about the skyspace, and learn about Quaker worship.
On Friday, March 28, 2014, a string quartet from Boston came to Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting to play music of five Philadelphia composers. Newsworks.org reports on the program with photos of the musicians and the audience.
Yet another article, this one in an online "paper"
The online Philadelphia-centric newsletter flying kite has as its feature article right now a piece entitled, "philadelphia's quaker dna continues to impact the city in ways big and small." The article isn't just about Chestnut Hill Meeting and our new building, but a picture of the Worship Room is the lead photo for the article, and our clerk is quoted.
Check out the story (audio, pictures and text) on Newsworks.org on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. (To hear the audio, click the little yellow speaker icon near the top to reveal the link to the recording.)
As we approach the official opening of the Skyspace designed by James Turrell as a gift to our Meeting, we have opened a new "micro-site" that contains information specifically about the building and the Skyspace. People wanting to make reservations to see the Skyspace can do so from the website, but there is also lots of additional information about the new building: