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  • "I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness: and in that also I saw the infinite love of God.”– George Fox

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    Today at FMW, August 2, 2015

    Worship

    Quaker House

    9:00 am

     

    Marriage & Family Ctte

    Decatur Place Room

    Noon

    Nominating Ctte

    Terrace Room

    9:00 am

     

    FCNL Climate Activists

    Quaker House

    Noon

    Membership

    North Room

    9:15 am

     

    Friendly Bible Study

    Terrace Room

    Noon

    Worship

    Meeting Room & Quaker House

    10:30 am

     

    Worship

    Decatur Place Room

    6:00 pm

     

    Today, August 2, the Nominating, Religious Education, Ministry & Worship, and Marriage & Family Committees will meet. At noon, you will have an opportunity to meet with the Advocacy Corps from the Friends Committee on National Legislation, who have come to lobby Congress re: climate change.

     

    Aug. 3-9: BYM Annual Sessions – “Living Into Right Relationship”  Gather with hundreds of Quakers throughout the Baltimore Yearly Meeting region to meet, worship, study, sing, and be together. Come for part or all. For more information, go to http://www.bym-rsf.org/events/annualsession/ashome.html

     

    Aug. 5: The Grate Patrol will prepare sandwiches and soup to take out to the city’s vulnerable people starting at 5:30. For more information, contact Steve Brooks at sbrooks@uab.edu     

     

    Aug. 9: The Personal Aid and Library Committees will meet, as will the group studying Waking Up White.

     

    Aug. 14-16: Quaker Religious Education Conference     RE Collaborative (QREC) invites you to join our growing community of practice at Pendle Hill this August. For more information, contact the QREC steering group. (quakercollaborative4re@gmail.com)

     

    Friends Wilderness Center, a special place near Harpers Ferry for Quakers and their friends to beat the summer Washington heat, is having a special presentation of Cinderella performed outdoors on August 15. The program will start at dusk, rain or shine. There is a small fee and there will be a campfire and some wonderful memories. Come spend the day exploring and stay for the show. For details, send a note to Greg Robb at gregory.robb@gmail.com

     

    Are you seeking an intentional, small group to explore Quaker spirituality with? Consider joining the Spiritual Formation program, from September to May. For more information and to sign up, please see https://bym-rsforg.presencehost.net/events/spiritform/  or marilynrothstein@comcast.net. Deadline is Aug. 10.  Betsy Bramon (betsy.bramon@gmail.com) is your FMW contact. 

     

    Head of Meeting Schedule

    Aug. 2: Personal Aid; Aug. 9: Records & Handbook