Category Archives: Youth Matters

Youth Minster’s Report

Plant and yard sale The plant and yard sale held Saturday May 21, netted $333.30 which along with the funds raised from selling Christmas wreaths, will enable us to continue sponsorship of Cornelius, from Kakamega, Kenya who is now in … Continue reading

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Christian Education Committee Minute of Appreciation for Clarabel Marstaller’s Contributions

The Christian Education Committee minutes its appreciation for our beloved Friend Clarabel Marstaller’s many years of faithful work in Christian education for Durham Friends Meeting. When she resigned from our Committee in March, she mentioned that she has been involved … Continue reading

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Yard and Plant Sale a success

This year the Durham Friends Meeting’s annual Plant and Yard Sale was organized and staffed by our youths, with guidance from our Youth Minister Wendy Schlotterbeck and advice from members of the Woman’s Society, which had run the yard sale … Continue reading

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Youth Story

January  2014 Youth Story: Christian Education February 2014 Youth Story: Library March 2014 Youth Story: Ministry and Counsel April 2014 Youth Story: Peace and Social Concerns

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Youth Minister’s Report

By Wendy Schlotterbeck The Passages class has continued exploring other faith communities. On Sunday, Feb. 3, six youths, three parents and I attended the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Auburn. The service centered on the origins of Unitarian Universalists and … Continue reading

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News of ‘Young’ Friends

Children’s Day Breakfast June 3 The youth will be preparing breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Breakfast should be ready by 9:30 a.m. Please come and enjoy! Children’s Day – June 3 Sunday, June 3, is Children’s Day, the end of … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Youth Story

By Linda Muller The youth story is an important part of our worship. — It should be Spirit led. — Aim for 3-5 minutes in length (any longer takes away from other portions of our worship). — Be ready to … Continue reading

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Youth Story Schedule

Since Peace and Social Concerns is now back in the rotation for the youth story, and there was some switching due to other circumstances, the youth story rotation has changed. The rotation is, for the foreseeable future: June – Library … Continue reading

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Falmouth Quarterly Meeting

By Margaret Wentworth Falmouth Quarterly Meeting will meet at Portland meetinghouse on April 28. The schedule is:  8 a.m.Ministry & Counsel (M & C members from all meetings are invited)  10 a.m.Meeting for Worship  11:15 a.m. Meeting … Continue reading

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Rally Day: Sunday, September 11

By Wendy Schlotterbeck Rally Day marks the beginning of the new year for Children and Youth activities at Durham.  Activities start early on Rally Sunday with the kid-chefs cooking up breakfast for the meeting.  Come join us right from the … Continue reading

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Durham Young Friends Activities

Please join DYF (Durham Young Friends) on Children’s Day Sunday, June 12 for Meeting for Worship.  That is Children’s Day Sunday and they have care of worship that morning.  A picnic will follow with food, games and activities. DYF and … Continue reading

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Youth Minister’s Report Spring 2011

By Wendy Schlotterbeck 1. Durham Young Friends held a very successful “Rise Up singing” sing-a-long concert on March 19th.  It seemed that all who came had a wonderful time and the youth made $1001.  My highlight of the year was … Continue reading

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Youth and Children’s Activities April-August

Sunday School classes for ages 3-13, During Meeting for Worship May 1        Jesus and the 12 May 15      Paul’s Discovery June 5        Plan for Children’s Day June 12      Children’s Day – an All Meeting picnic at the Meetinghouse following worship, … Continue reading

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Friends’ Café May 14th 7PM

Come share your talent by getting on the stage and/or  listening, supporting, and applauding with delight!

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Young Friends Youth Group: DYF

May 20: 7 – 9PM Young Friends at the Meetinghouse Special Notice – Young Friends who would like can join us for a Sleep Over at the Meetinghouse following our meeting on May 20 Bring sleeping bag, pillow and toothbrush … Continue reading

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