It has been a memorable year for Dunnings Creek Friends Meeting. Some of the memories have been sad as we have lost four of our most cherished members. Although their passing may not have fit exactly into a calendar year, the loss of their wisdom transcends dates and time. Bob Miller, Harold McCoy, Agnes Miller and Mary Esther Grazier will be with us for a very long time. The bonding that took place during their Memorials will be with us – and will help us moving forward. Some of the memories were of learning the Quaker way to handle new and different responsibilities. The entire process of combining Fishertown Meeting and Dunnings Creek Meeting was done in a slow, even majestic, way with many Continue reading
Dunnings Creek Friends Meeting remains a faithful group of individuals who gain strength in their unity while struggling at times to maintain a harmony within the group dynamic.
On first glance we are a rather homogenous lot, primarily older with our children grown. But we still have difficulties at times tempering our individual ideas, personalities and opinions to better work together without feeling like we are sacrificing ourselves in the process. However trying (and mostly succeeding) to present a unified front gives us a chance to grow both as individuals and as Quakers who are all striving for similar goals within our lives and the Meeting. Continue reading
After 150 years, Dunnings Creek and Fishertown Monthly Meetings have been united. The recent reunification will be celebrated during Quarterly Meeting on the First Sunday in June.
In our 200 years of history at Dunnings Creek Friends Meeting there have been lows and highs, and they probably will be repeated. Our hope is that the individuality of our Quaker message will spread through the wider community and find acceptance among individuals and families there. Continue reading