Moorestown Monthly Meeting To Offer Religious Education Classes

The Moorestown Monthly Meeting will offer the following Adult Religious Education classes on fourth Sundays from 11:15 – 12:30 in the D’Olier Room. These classes will provide an interesting look at early Quaker history and explore how Quakers integrate their beliefs into their vocations. Classes are free to attend and all are welcome.

February 24

Stories from the Quaker Life of John Greenleaf Whittier by Ken Henke.  Ken is a member of Moorestown Meeting and Curator of Special Collections at Princeton Theological Seminary. In the 1980s Ken held the Chester Reagan Chair at Moorestown Friends School.

March 24

Running for Office by Diane Allen.  Diane is a member of Moorestown Meeting who recently retired from being a NJ Senator, but continues to lend her expertise to several initiatives. Prior to entering politics, Diane was a newscaster for a Philadelphia TV station.

April 28

Our Spiritual Mothers: Women of the Early Quaker Diaspora by Michele Lise Tarter.  Michele is a member of Haddonfield Meeting and a professor of English at the College of New Jersey. Her book “New Critical Studies on Early Quaker Women, 1650 – 1800” was released in June 2018 (Oxford University Press).

June 23

Quakers in Friends Education by Melissa McCourt.  Melissa is a member of Westtown Meeting and is the current occupant of the Chester Reagan Chair at Moorestown Friends School and Chair of the Religion Department. She was a Quaker Scholar at Guilford College and recently completed the Spiritual Formation Program through Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Coming in the fall: Quakers and the Military.

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