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There is an ongoing need for Woodbrooke Day presenters to prepare a lesson for the third First Day of the month, when the regular FDS schedule is suspended. Presenters may explore Quaker history or concerns, teach a skill, bake cookies, or share a personal interest. Children learn something new and our community is strengthened by nurturing connections between children and adults. Time commitment is typically for one lesson a year. You can also volunteer to assist a Woodbrooke presenter by contacting the Program Coordinator.

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***REMINDER: Feb 12 - NEW First Day School schedule begins:

On 2/12 we'll be switching to an 11:15 start time for classes with children joining adults in worship at 12:00.  

This is a change from past practice where children began upstairs. 

  • Please bring children to classes at 11:15.
  • First Day School teachers will be incorporating activities to support children in the transition to worship.
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Quaker News
By Piper Lewis | 9/22/16

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Late Worship begins at 11:15 am, First Day School begins at 11:30 am.

  • 8:30 - 9:30 am: Early worship
  • 9:45 - 11:00 am: Meeting for Business 1st Sundays, Gathering programs other weeks.
  • *11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Late worship. First Day School 11:30 - 12:15

NOTE: Dec 25 there will be ONE Meeting for Worship at 10:00 am.

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September-October: Quaker Want Ads Sponsored by Nominating Committee: During this period there will be opportunities to learn more about the committees and our Meeting's related concerns that keep our Meeting functioning, enhance our community, and try to help make the world a better place. Please look for information in the library during this time and use the sign up sheets to sign up to serve on a committee of your choice. If you are already serving on a committee please indicate on the sign up sheets whether or not you wish to continue serving on a committee.

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March 24-25 -Interim Session for Northern Yearly Meeting (http://www.northernyearlymeeting.org/) at our Meeting House. Friday Opening Session 7-9:00 pm, Saturday, coffee available 8:30, MFB starts promptly at 9 until 5:00 unless we finish early. Worship in both sessions. Lunchtime potluck provided by Madison Friends. Please join us for all or part of the time! Click for Details

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