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Uncovering Mysteries

October 11–13, 2019

Meeting weekend is a time for our meeting community, members and attendees, to come together for a joyful time to build a sense of community, deepen learning and understanding, and HAVE FUN!
The theme of the weekend is Uncovering Mysteries! Together will explore the mysteries of Quakerism and CPMM in particular. 

Friday – 6:00 pm

Potluck, warm up games, and a dramatic reading of an original play by Buzz Kimball about Mary Fisher, an early English Friend who undertook a dangerous journey alone to Turkey to tell the Grand Sultan about Quakerism.  


Saturday will feature the following:
Morning – 9:30 am
  • Food—light breakfast (with what have been voted the best bagels in America).
  • Workshop—“Naming and Celebrating Our Gifts" offered by the Gifts and Leadings committee.
  • Workshop—"Opening to the Spirit" led by Carolyn McCoy entitled “Opening to the Spirit.”
  • Workshop—“Reimagining Money" led by Pamela Haines.


  • Catered lunch.
  • Families midday swim at Friends Select School, plus crafts and a design activity for our square in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting quilt. 
  • Tour—"Mysteries of the Building", including a look at the secret safe and the windows and doors to nowhere.


  • Dinner.
  • Talent show.
  • Overnight sleepover.  

Sunday – 9:30 am

  • Pancake breakfast and singing before meeting for worship.  

Sign up for meals

Come for as much or as little as you’d like, but PLEASE RSVP for the 3 meals on Saturday. You can RSVP and sign up to help at online at Hope to see you there!

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 1:00pm