First Day School

December 2
The Christmas Story.
The students will discuss the Christmas Story through the use of books, the Bible, flannel board and puzzles.

December 9
Holiday Ornaments.
The students will add finishing touches to their now-fired clay ornaments that they made in November. There will be ornaments for those students who were not at the November lesson!

Please stay after the rise of Meeting
Early Quakers & the Bible.
Join the discussion led by Allen Cochran and Caroline Pelton. Please come! Child care will be available.

December 12th: 6:00 PM at the Meeting House – join us for our monthly Religious Education Committee meeting. All Friends and Young Friends are welcome to join us.

December 16
Gingerbread Houses.
We are going to make gingerbread houses! While creating these we will be talking about the Quaker spices and how we can relate it to our little houses. If anyone has any lingering Halloween candy please bring it in, it makes for great decorations. If your child has any food allergies we ask that a parents join us in the back to help us make the houses so everyone can have a safe, fun time. Please stay after rise of Meeting for trimming the Christmas Tree in the Meeting House so it’s ready for the potluck at 6:00 PM

December 23
JUST ADDED! Community Giving with Animal Therapy. Students will meet Teddy, a 1 (soon to be 2) year old Goldendoodle. He loves people and is training to be a therapy dog. As a therapy dog, Teddy will be able to go to schools, hospitals, and other public places to visit with people and give them comfort and company. Therapy dogs can also do Animal Assisted Therapy to help people with special needs become more comfortable around animals and work on physical therapy type exercises with the dog’s help. Teddy has been training since he was 3 months old. At 13 months he had earned all three AKC behavioral titles: S.T.A.R puppy, Canine Good Citizen, and Community Canine. Teddy started therapy training at a year and a half and is excited for the chance to start working with all kinds of people.

December 30
Quakers in History.
Students will learn a little about Elizabeth Hooton who was the first woman to become a Quaker minister and may have been the first person ‘convinced of the truth’ by George Fox. We’ll also explore a little bit about John Woolman – his advocacy and how he reinforced his words with action.

Interested in joining the Religious Education Committee, sharing ideas, or becoming a teacher? Please email Cameron Hughes or Maria Nicklin, co-clerks, for more information.

Street Address:

18204 Lincoln Road Purcellville, VA 20132

Postal Address:

PO Box 105 Lincoln, VA 20160