Celebrated World Quaker Day with a film about Pettys Island and local Quakers involved in freeing enslaved people coming to the United State via the island.
We come together to celebrate the long significance of Quakers in this world and the many gifts shared throughout history. This year we will celebrate after worship with a short film called Petty's Island. This film is part of a Precious Places oral history project telling stories of our communities. Funded by Philadelphia's Scribe Video … Continue reading World Quaker Day – Oct 6
Tour Newton Friends Meeting House and learn about Camden's Quaker origins on October 20th as part of Camden County History Month! The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to Camden County History Month from October 1 to October 31, 2019. Thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with … Continue reading Newton Friends & Camden County History Month – Oct 20
Newton welcomes the Friends Historical Association, on their spring pilgrimage, to join us on May 5, 2019 for worship and a property tour and historic talk. Following a brown bag lunch and complimentary dessert, we are pleased to have Walt Whitman join us for a program of poetry and local lore. Famed poet, storyteller and Walt … Continue reading Newton welcomes the Friends Historical Association, May 5