Quaker men to serve Easter breakfast
Traditional egg hunt to scramble across the lawn on Easter Sunday
students are in charge of hiding the eggs and the middle-schoolers will each have a toddler as a buddy to make sure the yRuQJHVW DPRQJ uV fiQG some eggs. At the ‘OK’ signal, they all run off with their baster baskets, and a good time is had by all.”
Chef Van Hart will be assisted by g.g. Klaver of Doylestown, Andy Rowen of Trenton, Rich Richardson, Spencer Richardson, and Lew Woodman, all of Newtown, Mark Ratliff of Pennington, N.g., and “all able men and boys of the Meeting.”
An estimated 150 people are expected to attend.
Newtown Friends Meeting, cofounded by the nuaker artist and minister bdward Hicks in 1815, holds services every First Day (Sunday), with First Day classes for children and adults usually at 9:45 a.m. and Meeting for Worship at 11 a.m. Professional childcare is provided. Meetings are open to the public and visitors are warmly welcomed.
NbWTOWN - The men of the Newtown Friends Meeting will take over the kitchen in the Gathering Room of the historic nuaker Meetinghouse, 219 South Court Street, on baster morning, Sunday, March 31 at 9 a.m. It will be “men only” as they put their skills in cooking and serving their traditional nuaker Pancake Breakfast on public display. vounger men and boys of the Meeting will help serve.
Breakfast will be followed by a special Meeting for Worship at 11 a.m. including baster hymns, preVHQWDWLRQ RI flRwHUV IRU VKuW-LQV, welcoming new babies into the Meeting and the awarding of Bibles to fourth graders in recognition of their growing participation in the adult activities of the Meeting.
“It’ll be hearty food and good fellowship,” said head chef Todd Van Hart of Philadelphia. “We’ll put on a good old-fashioned nuaker breakfast with pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.”
Following the Meeting for Worship, fruit and juice will be served on the lawn while the children join in the hunt for hundreds of brightly-colored baster eggs hidden on the Meetinghouse grounds
Angie Ratliff of Hopewell, N.g., Clerk of the nuaker First Day School, will oversee the traditional egg hunt, which involves T0 to 80 children and hundreds of eggs.
“Adults bring a dozen eggs apiece,” said Angie. “The older
Between 70 and 80 children are expected to take part in the egg hunt.