Cornwall Monthly Meeting convenes for unprogrammed worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Child care and religious education for older children are available during our silent worship. For more information about the nature of Quaker worship as practiced by our Meeting, please click here. For a short film intended for those considering visiting an unprogrammed Quaker Meeting for the first time, please click here.
Announcements and News:
Cornwall Monthly Meeting Thrives: Our community has resumed in-person worship at 10:30 a.m. in our historic Meeting House. Our in-person worship is also accessible remotely, and all are welcome to join us in silent and expectant worship. The link for the Zoom connection is here.
Spiritual Reading Group: The Spiritual Reading group gathers each second Sunday of the month to engage in worship sharing over a spiritual or inspirational text. Meetings are subject to change for holidays or other planned events. The content explored is selected in advance by group members, usually no more than a few pages in length, and ranges in spiritual sources, both Quaker and otherwise. Readings are provided in advance to give members time to contemplate the material and engage in deeper sharing during meetings.
Challenges and Blessings: Thanks to the introduction of remote access, many Friends who have relocated have been able to re-join us. Friends who attended intermittently are now joining us more regularly. Cornwall (NY) Friends even worshiped with Marazion, Cornwall (UK) Friends through Zoom. We sensed a specially covered worship and were filled with gratitude to share such an opportunity.
Cornwall Meeting’s Committee on Peace and Social Action continues its work advocating pacifism, equality and social justice. Upcoming activities will be posted as they are scheduled.
Our Historic Meeting House has undergone a roof repair — once every 100 years, whether it needs it or not! We are also turning our attention to the carriage shed which, like the Meeting House and the cemetery, is listed on the National Historical Register. Those interested in assisting or contributing to defray the expenses of preserving these important structure — Cornwall’s oldest house of worship in continuing use — or in supporting the mission of our Monthly Meeting, are invited to mail a check made out to “Cornwall Monthly Meeting” to our Treasurer, Cornwall Monthly Meeting, P.O. Box 275, Cornwall, NY, 12518.
Children at our Meeting: Visitors are reminded that the Meeting offers religious education for older children, and child care for younger children, during the 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. worship. We enjoy welcoming families — and particularly the young. For more information please click “Families in Meeting,” above.