Friends General Conference

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Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

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January 26 at the rise of late meeting:  We will pass a Pendle Hill pamphlet, John Woolman’s Journal, or other spiritual book around the group, each reading small sections, followed by worship sharing. No need to own the book, just show up and someone will pass you the book when it's your turn to read aloud. We will meet 2nd and 4th First Days, from 12:30 to 2:15 in the office.  Anyone can join at any time.

Feb 2, 9:45 am - Monthly Meeting for Business on the Basis of Worship begins - All are welcome! Direct concerns to the presiding clerk ([email protected]) by Wednesday prior to Meeting. Childcare will be provided for children aged 6 weeks -10 years downstairs.

Feb 2, 12:30-1:30 pm Quick Introduction to Quakerism. Offered first Sundays of the month (Jan 5 to April 5, 2020) “What do Friends Believe?” March 1 “Carrying Faith into Action.” April 5 “Quaker Business Process.” For newcomers and anyone who wants to learn more about Madison Friends. Child care available. Questions or to preregister for child care, contact Julia Isaacs at [email protected]

Feb 16, 9:45 am: Feedback on Meeting committees (Ministry & Counsel)

Feb 23, 9:45 am: Three good WI Criminal Justice Reform Bills (Peace Social and Earth Concerns)

 

March 1, 12:30-1:30 pm Quick Introduction to Quakerism. Offered first Sundays of the month (Jan 5 to April 5, 2020) March 1 “Carrying Faith into Action.” April 5 “Quaker Business Process.” For newcomers and anyone who wants to learn more about Madison Friends. Child care available. Questions or to preregister for child care, contact Julia Isaacs at [email protected]

April 5, 12:30-1:30 pm Quick Introduction to Quakerism. Offered first Sundays of the month (Jan 5 to April 5, 2020) April 5 “Quaker Business Process.” For newcomers and anyone who wants to learn more about Madison Friends. Child care available. Questions or to preregister for child care, contact Julia Isaacs at [email protected]

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*Driving to Meeting: If you are able to walk to the Meetinghouse please park in the neighborhood: in the Monroe St Library lot or on West Lawn, Keyes or Rowley. First priority for Meetinghouse parking lot is for folks with mobility concerns!

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ONGOING SCHEDULE

SUNDAYS:

  • 8:30 am - Meeting for Worship
  • 9:45 am - weekly except First Sundays: Socializing and Quaker Topic forums* (Brunch only during the school year, but often there are snacks at the Meetinghouse)
  • 9:45 am - First Sundays: Monthly Meeting for Business on the Basis of Worship begins - Direct concerns to the presiding clerk ([email protected]) by Wednesday prior to Meeting. Childcare will be provided for children aged 6 weeks -10 years downstairs.
  • 1st & 3rdD Sundays: Sand Ridge Meeting for Worship Group, 3981 County Road JJ, 767-2885 
  • 11:15 am - Meeting for Worship. First Day School classes and nursery, or when not in session there are activities and supervision for children downstairs during Meeting for Worship.
  • 12:30 pm (1st Sunday) - Food Pantry Baskets picked up from beneath the coat rack

MONDAYS:

  • 5:30 pm - Meeting for Worship
  • 6:00 pm - Finance Commitee (3rd Mondays)

WEDNESDAYS:

  • 4:45 pm - Luke House Community Meal, 310 S. Ingersoll St. (1st Wednesday)
  • 5:30 pm - Meeting for Worship

THURSDAYS

  • 7:00 pm - Care Commitee (3rd Thursday)
  • 7:00 pm - Ministry & Counsel(3rd Thursday)
  • 7:00 pm - AFSC Committee (4th Thursdays)

*Friends are invited to lead or contribute ideas for the Gathering program. For Quaker Topics or other program scheduling, contact Eric Howland (233-7072, [email protected]).

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