Hearken to the Light, 
that ye may feel the 
power of God in every 
one of you.
            --George Fox



Meeting for Worship
Sundays 10:30-11:30 AM 
(Nursery and child care available)

Opening Exercises  
Sundays 10:00 AM
I
n the School House, before Meeting for Worship
  September-June

First Day School  
Sundays
10:30-11:30 AM
September-June

Meeting for Business
 last Sunday of each month,
following Meeting for Worship

Eating Meeting 
2nd Sunday
potluck lunch after Meeting for Worship  
September-June

Care of the children of the meeting should be the responsibility of every Friend. Let us share with our children a sense of adventure, of wonder, and of trust and let them know that, in facing the mysteries of life, they are surrounded by love. Both parents and meetings need to guard against letting other commitments deprive children of the time and attention they need. Friends are advised to seek for children the full development of God's gifts, which is true education.
                  —Revised Faith and Practice, New England Yearly Meeting, 1985
Children are a vital and important part of our Meeting community. From birth to maturity, we try to make them feel as full participants in the fellowship of our Meeting by guiding their spiritual development and their understanding of Quaker faith and practice, as well as encouraging them to be active in Meeting activities. By doing so, they can work on their social skills in preparation for adulthood as Friends.

Beginning at an early age, pre-schoolers receive loving care and watchful guidance on Sundays in our nursery so that their parents can take part in Meeting for Worship with a clear mind and not worry about their offspring.

As our children grow, they take part in our very active and highly successful First Day School program. Here, they learn in groups of their peers about God and Friends. Through a variety of activities ranging from campouts to taking part in our Christmas Event each December, they learn to work with others to build relationships.

As they mature, our children become increasingly aware of the world around them and the responsibilities of membership in the Religious Society of Friends. Our Young Friends group—Grades 9 through 12—is very active in service around the area and around the world. This group plans a large project to developing areas every few years—most recently they traveled to Costa Rica.

We’re committed to providing the children in our community with a nurturing, safe and fun environment where they can develop and explore their spiritual lives. Our children are truly a wonderful gift to our Meeting.

Learn more about our First Day School.

Read an essay about working with Young Friends.

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Our  Young Friends Program

An exciting way for Young Friends to learn to work together and get to know one another.

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