Category Archives: Events

Ramallah Friends School Potluck & Presentation, June 25

On Monday, June 25, Durham Friends Meeting will be hosting a potluck and presentation about the Ramallah Friends Schools in Ramallah, Palestine.  We will be hosting Adrian Moody, the new head of Ramallah Friends Schools, and Eden Grace, the Global … Continue reading

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Durham Friends Meeting Campout, June 16-17

You are invited! Please come to part or all of the 24 hours (or more) we will be “camping” on the ocean   at Betsy Muench’s family paradise- 710 Bay Point Road in Georgetown Noon Saturday,  June 16 to Afternoonish Sunday, … Continue reading

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Kakamega Orphan Care Benefit Dinner, June 30 @5:30

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Friends School Portland Presents Rebecca Traister

This event is part of Friends School of Portland‘s ongoing Parenting for Peace lecture series, representing the school’s commitment to providing its larger community with opportunities for inquiry and discernment.   Rebecca Traister is currently writing a book about women, anger, and social/political … Continue reading

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Powell House Pastoral Ministry Event

Tending the Flock:  A weekend to encourage Friends called to pastoral ministry April 27–29, 2018  Powell House Retreat and Conference Center,  Old Chatham, NY This is a workshop for those: Who feel called to pastoral concerns for the wellbeing of the … Continue reading

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NEYM Living Faith Gathering, April 14 in Portland

New England Yearly Meeting (NEYM) will hold a Living Faith Gathering in Portland (ME) on April 14.  This all-day event will be held at Cheverus High School in Portland Maine.  Both Wendy Schlotterbeck and Doug Bennett from Durham Friends will be leading … Continue reading

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Friends Journal Editor – March 4 – at Portland Friends Meeting

Learn how Friends Journal is growing the audience for Quakerism, using video to nurture and educate new generations of seekers, and standing up for Quaker values in a changing world. Presentation by Friends Journal director, Gabriel Ehri Where: Portland Friends … Continue reading

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Jay O’Hara — Message on February 25, 2018

February 22, 2018 Jay O’Hara will be giving the message this Sunday, February 25. Jay is known among Friends and beyond for his faithful prophetic work on climate change, which has included blockading a 40,000-ton shipment of coal and helping … Continue reading

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Intergenerational Family Game Time & Potluck, February 10

Please join us at Durham Friends Meetinghouse for an Intergenerational Family Game Time & Potluck 4:30 – 6:30 pm, Saturday, February 10. Bring your friends, kids, food to share & some inside or outside games if you want. Sponsored by … Continue reading

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Spiritual Journeys: 4th Sundays at 9:30

Spiritual Journeys: 4th Sundays at 9:30 The 4th Sunday of every month, we do a special Adult Sunday School.  We invite a member of the meeting to recount their spiritual journey — in whatever way they want.  The series has … Continue reading

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Exploring Wabanaki History: An Interactive Exercise

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Racism, Privilege and Quakers

Upcoming Programs at Portland Friends Meeting  1837 Forest Avenue, Portland An Open-Hearted Inquiry into Racial Identity  Sunday 1/14/18; 12:30-2:00 Facilitators:          Julie de Sherbinin (Portland) and Susan Davies (Vassalboro) Format:    Interactive workshop for everyone; bring your lunch if you wish Description:         This workshop offers an entry point … Continue reading

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Living Faith Gathering – April 14, 2018

New England Year Meeting will hold its next Living Faith gathering on Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Portland, Maine—and you are invited! Living Faith is an initiative of New England Yearly Meeting of Friends (NEYM) bringing together Quakers from across our region to nourish … Continue reading

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Falmouth Quarterly Meeting – January 27, 2018

Falmouth Quarterly Meeting Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00pm Location: Durham Monthly Meeting Meetinghouse 532 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd Durham , ME

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International Welcome Dinner, January 5, 2018

By Peace and Social Concerns Committee (Linda Muller, Cindy Wood, soon to include Ingrid Chalufour and Brown Lethem) As we all enter this upcoming new year, 2018, we want to engage all the Meeting in an International Welcome Dinner. The … Continue reading

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How Do We Build Peace?

September 25, 2016  – Program presented by Doug Bennett This forum will provide a look at peacekeeping and peacebuilding efforts of the United Nations, and of the work of Quakers to support and strengthen those efforts through the Quaker United … Continue reading

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Visioning meetings with Craig Freshly

By Margaret Wentworth The first step in seeking a new pastor is to decide what sort of person we want and what we would expect him or her to do. So on January 12 and 26, we will hold two … Continue reading

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Christmas Offering To Go to Ramallah

By Clarabel Marstaller The offering taken at our Christmas program, December 22, will go to Friends School in Ramallah, Palestine. The Girls School was started first, the result of a girl in Ramallah asking Eli Jones (visiting from South China, … Continue reading

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Swap Before You Shop on Dec. 1

By Brenda Masse Special Events will be hosting the Durham Friends annual Re-Gifting Swap on Sunday, December 1, during refreshment time after Meeting for Worship. Please bring GENTLY used items to swap and get a jump-start on your holiday shopping! … Continue reading

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Christmas Potluck and Program

By Dorothy Hinshaw The Christian Education Committee would like to announce that the Christmas Potluck and program will be held on Dec. 22, Sunday evening, at 5:30 p.m. The snow date will be the next day, Monday. Supper starts at … Continue reading

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Reminders

Contemplative Prayer Group will be meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 24 Cedar St., Brunswick. There will be a Christmas Eve worship service at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24.

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Harvest Dinner for LACO

Don Goodrich, left, oversees the pig roast at the Sept. 28 Harvest Dinner to benefit the Lisbon Area Christian Outreach’s Food Pantry. Right, Linda Muller tries out the gymnastic wheel that provided a fun diversion for young and old alike … Continue reading

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Christmas Potluck and Program

By Dorothy Hinshaw The Christian Education Committee would like to announce that the Christmas Potluck and program will be held on Dec. 22, Sunday evening, at 5:30 p.m. The snow date will be the next day, Monday. Supper starts at … Continue reading

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Prayer on Civil Discourse – Nov. 1

On Nov. 1, the Maine Council of Churches will be holding a day of prayer on civil discourse for the election. MCC invites congregations across Maine to participate in a public prayer service to promote civil discourse and prayerful discernment … Continue reading

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Contemplative Prayer Group

Contemplative Prayer Group will be meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 24 Cedar St., Brunswick.

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Kenyan Crafts Marketplace

A Christmas Crafts Fair Selling Kenyan Made Goods to benefit the Kakamega Orphans Project Saturday November 9th 10:00 to 2:00 St. Jude’s Church 134 Main Street, Freeport Handbags, scarves, woven bowls, carved wood animals, Christmas tree ornaments, nativity scenes, soapstones … Continue reading

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Clerking Workshop

By Daphne Clement Margaret Cooley, Clerk of New England Yearly Meeting Ministry & Counsel, will lead a clerking workshop on Sunday afternoon, March 10. This gathering is open to all Meetings in the Falmouth Quarter (or anywhere in Maine if … Continue reading

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Falmouth Quarterly Meeting at Durham July 28

By Margaret Wentworth The schedule for the upcoming meeting of Falmouth Quarterly Meeting is quite different from the usual. We will be meeting here at Durham but we won’t be starting in the morning as we normally do. This is … 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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Plants for the Woman’s Society Yard Sale

Wow, what an early spring we are having! If you are dividing/growing plants and have extra, please consider donating them to the yard sale. We have pots available in the horse-shed. This year’s sale will be on Saturday, May 26, … Continue reading

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