Friends, the next Quarterly Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Flushing Meetinghouse at 137-16 Northern Boulevard in Queens. All are welcome for fellowship as a City-wide community of Friends! Meeting for Worship will be held at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch at 12 p.m., and Meeting for Worship with a Concern for Business at 1 p.m. For more about the day at Flushing, see the Flushing Meeting info.
The Meetinghouse is a five-minute walk from the 7 Train terminus at Main St. Follow Main St. or Prince St. north to Northern Boulevard, and turn right.
(NOTE that the MTA has CANCELED the scheduled service change for that day, due to Hurricane Sandy’s possible arrival! Specifically, “With weather forecasts calling for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy beginning this weekend, all planned subway service changes this weekend are cancelledâ€”with the exception of changes planned for the 7 and J lines, which are now scheduled through Saturday only.” from: Subway-Bus@alerts.mta.info, Oct 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM).
Drivers, please note that car parking in the area is limited! For travel and parking details and directions, see pp.2-3 of the Flushing Meeting info.
Friends are asked to bring lunch dishes that will not require re-heating. A First Day School program is offered at 11:00 am, and AM and PM childcare will be provided.
In advance of the Meeting, the following documents are now included for reference and review, and please check back for more. Click to download: Minutes of the July 2012 QM; one or more nominations on the QM Committee roster; our Ministry & Counsel Committee’s Minute and recommendation on the relationship among QM, Friends Seminary and Fifteenth St. Meeting; the annual reports to us from Friends Seminary Committee (with financial reports) and Brooklyn Friends School Committee; a progress report on Trustees’ Practices; reports from Staten Island Meeting, Manhattan Monthly Meeting, Flushing Meeting, Brooklyn Meeting, ;our Trustees’ Minute on donation issues;