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Announcements at Meeting for Worship for Business March 11, 2018

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Announcements made at meeting for worship for business – Sunday, March 11, 2018 . . . and elsewhere!


The March 10 Woodstock Social Justice Initiative (WSJI) event organized by Mary Ellen Solan and Brad Archer celebrating International Women’s Day was a big success.   

Food Scrap Composting Launched! Bring ALL food waste (but NO paper) to meetinghouse each Sunday and deposit in GREEN bucket on porch. This is for families who don’t compost at home. This is a three-month trial.  Contact Tim McCosker ( 802-785-4186) for more details about this exciting recycling program!

First Day School is seeking a member/attender with a leading to apply for one of our two paid teacher positions starting next fall. Contact Richard Morse (603-709-7144).  

Upcoming Events: 

March 12 5:30P Women’s Group at Judith Pettingell’s home 643-2164 (every second Monday)

March 18 11:45 Peace & Social Concerns Committee. Discussion of Friends Committee on National Legislation’s (FCNL’s) Priorities for the 116th Congress (2019-20). Each year FCNL seeks input from each monthly meeting. Here’s the link:

March 21 7P Men’s Group in the Library (every third Wednesday)

March 24 5:00P Movie Series! Part 1 of 2.Young Friends invite you to a pot luck and viewing of the movie “13th”.

March 25 11:45 Adult Education Committee has asked Paula Rossvall to share her spiritual journey.

March 25 5P -7P NOCHE CUBANA – pot-luck, family-friendly activities, and report from our ‘traveling ministers’ Fritz and Len. 

March 26 2-4PM Memorial Service for our long-time (50 years!) member Anne Crewe wh o passed away on March 6.

March 31 Blue Moon!

April 7 2PM – Kilton Library in W. Lebanon. “Immigration 101” a workshop led by Eva Castillo

April 7 5PM – Movie Series! Part 2 of 2. Young Friends invite you to pot luck and showing of Signe Taylor’s feature-length film “It’s Criminal” which will include a panel discussion following with women who have completed their sentences and a Dartmouth faculty member.

April 14 – ALL DAY – NEYM’s Living Faith Gathering in Portland ME. Contact Fran Brokaw 603-277-9254.

April 15 – 11:45A M&C – State of Society input

April 21 – 2:00PM Shawn Donovan Memorial Service at Rollins Chapel at Dartmouth College followed by reception at 4:30P at our meetinghouse.

April 29 – 2PM – Adult Education’s SPIRITUAL ROOTS OF SOCIAL ACTION series with guest presenter and Buddhist monk Gendo Allyn Field.