Spiritual State of the Meeting – 2010

Adelphi Friends Meeting continues to be a vibrant Meeting with 2010 being a year of looking both inward in the present and outward toward the future. Meeting for Worship has quieted and deepened, relationships of young people and adults are strengthening, and our desire to plan for the future of our property has brought forth new energy and insights. Continue reading

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Spiritual State of the Meeting – 2009

Meeting for Worship anchors our lives both individually and corporately. Many like the increased silence in a full 60 minutes of worship, followed by joys and concerns. A special Meeting for Worship for Young Friends graduating from high school was much appreciated. Esther Webb’s Memorial Meeting was a time to say farewell to a long-time member who had taught us much about peacemaking, tenacity, and simplicity. Continue reading

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Spiritual State of the Meeting – 2008

Three factors helped shape the spiritual state of our Meeting in 2008: the long-range planning process, support for Young Friends’ service, and walking with a transgendering Friend and family. This report will discuss those factors, along with worship, gatherings, First Day School, business meeting, community, and witness to the wider world. Continue reading

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Interchange – Spring 2009

January 31 found a large contingent of our Meeting coming together in a retreat to hear about and further process the dreams that have emerged during our Meeting-wide long-range planning process. We dreamed very big dreams at this retreat, and from this will come the first specific changes towards those dreams. This has been a very exciting process and one that has brought our community closer together. Continue reading

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