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Greetings from the First-day School (Sunday School) Committee!

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“In November, the earth is growing quiet.  It is making its bed, a winter bed for flowers and small great creatures.  The bed is white and silent, and much life can hide beneath its blankets.”    from In November by Cynthia Rylant

We would love to send you Haverford's Monthly Newsletter for Children and Families.  Please email [email protected] and ask to be put on the First-day (Sunday) School e-mailing list.

Although we are unable to offer children's programming in Haverford Friends meeting house at this time, all families are welcome to attend Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's scheduling meetings for children:

November 22 - Giant Children’s Meeting 9-9:45am - for more information:

Melinda Bradley -[email protected]

Check out the coloring pages on this site to download!!

December 12 – Community Playdate 10-11am – for more information:

Melinda Bradley – [email protected]


Books of interest:

In November – Cynthia Rylant – ages 6-10

Giving Thanks – The Berenstain Bears – ages preschool–8

Franklin’s Thanksgiving – Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark –preschool-7

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky.  A Message from Chief Seattle – all ages

Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back – Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London –

poems for all ages

The Quilt Story – Tony Johnson and Tomie dePaola – preschool – age 10

Giving Thanks – Chief Jake Swamp – all ages

Raven – Gerald McDermott – ages 6-10


We continue to hold you in our thoughts and in our hearts!


In Friendship,

Fran Devine, Anna Roche, Chris Strawbridge and Meredith Swift

First Day School Committee