Friends General Conference

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News & Announcements

Spiritual Refreshment: Reaching for the Divine.  The Spiritual Formation Collaborative is holding its annual in-person weekend retreat at Pendle Hill in person on Friday October 15 to Sunday October 17, 2021.


Caln Quarter held its first event of the 2020-21 Membership Development Zoom Series.  The series stems from the May 2nd Growing Our Meetings program which was widely attended by Friends seeking effective membership development strategies.


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Camp Swatara takes place this year on May 3 - May 5, 2019, at Camp Swatara, Bethel, PA
Please register online or by mail through April 19, 2019.

For complete information, click on the PDF file link at the bottom of the announcement page to download the 2019 Brochure for Caln Quarter Annual Gathering of Friends. 


Undoing Racism: How Shall We Be?  Forum Held at RMM    On Sunday, October 16th, 2016 Worship and Ministry Commiee sponsored a forum aended by more than 30 RMM members, aenders and visitors from Caln Quarter on the topic of Undoing Racism.      The team of four women from the Philadelphia area, Joan Broadfield, Victoria Greene, Gabrielle James, and Maire Moriarity, came to share their personal journey to become members and aenders of Quaker worship.      While taking ques.ons from par.cipants Ms.


Experience the artful, playful, outrageously funny, and deeply moving storytelling craft of Peterson Toscano. Connecting issues and ideas to bizarre personal experiences, literature, science, and even the odd Bible story, Peterson takes his audience on an off-beat mental mind trip.  

A shapeshifter, he transforms right before your eyes into a whole cast of comic characters who explore the serious worlds of gender, sexuality, privilege, religion, and environmental justice.


Drumore Friends Meetinghouse and Cemetery:  Celebrating its 200th anniversary:   

October 1st  10 am – 3 pm:   Drumore township of Lancaster county. 

  • Starting at 10 AM we will offer self-guided tours of three historic Drumore homes / farms including Quaker Underground Railroad agent, Joseph Smith's barn.  

  • From Noon until 1 PM there will be a BBQ lunch at Susquehannock State Park.