Conscience Bay Newsletter March 2019


Meetings for worship are held at the Meeting House every Sunday throughout the year.  For September through June the start time for meetings for worship is 11:00 am. Meetings for worship with a concern for business are generally held on second Sundays beginning at 9:45am.  In addition, please note the following:

Events in March:  

Sunday, 3 March

2 – 5 p.  Bethel AME Church, Setauket.  Potluck meeting of Building Bridges in Brookhaven, focused on “brainstorming” about the future direction of the organization.  

Saturday, 9 March

9:30a – 3:30p.  The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook.  “Long Road to Freedom: Surviving Slavery on Long Island.”  A symposium to accompany their current exhibition. Preregistration required. (see attached flyer)

Sunday, 10 March

9:45:  Meeting for Worship with at Concern for Business

Tuesday, 12 March

Albany.  Day of Action for Reproductive Rights, sponsored by Planned Parenthood

Sunday, 24 March

9:30:  Adult Discussion; Bible Study, led by Phillip.  Additional information circulated in advance.

And looking ahead:

Tuesday, 2 April

6:30 – 8:30p, Farmingdale.  “Have a Heart for the Homeless” Candlelight Vigil, sponsored by Long Island Coalition for the Homeless.

Saturday, 20 April (please note change in dates)

10a – 3p, Ronkonkoma.  Volunteers welcome for “Garden Readiness Day” at Organic Garden of Suffolk Association for Mental Health and Wellness (MHAW)

Thursday, April 25

2-4p, Long Island Museum, Stony Brook.  ‘At the Museum” Book Discussion and Tour, with Carolyn Emerson leading discussion of Kathleen Velsor’s book, The Underground Railroad on Long Island.  Registration at Emma Clark Library required.  Register by Mar. 15 in order to receive a book on interloan.  

Sunday, 28 April

9:30:  Adult Discussion; Structural Racism, leaders  

Sunday, 5 May  

9:30a, Spring Clean-up at the Meeting House.

Saturday, 18 May

10a – 3p, Ronkonkoma.  “Garden Planting Day” at Suffolk MHAW. (See listing above)

Sunday – Saturday, 21 – 27 July

Summer sessions for New York Yearly Meeting at Silver Bay.  (See box below).

Summer Sessions registration is NOW OPEN! Registration is much earlier this year due to the new Pay as Led payment arrangement. Summer Sessions is the annual week-long gathering of New York Yearly Meeting at Silver Bay on Lake George, NY, and all Friends are invited to attend. The registration deadline is May 15, but the earlier you register, the more likely you will be assigned your preferred room.

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