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  • We seek a world free of war and the threat of war
    We seek a society with equity and justice for all
    We seek a community where every person's potential may be fulfilled
    We seek an earth restored

    -- Friends Committee on National Legislation

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    Today:  Sunday, April 26, 2015      


    Worship             QHLR         9:00 am

    Sp. Journeys      NR             9:15 am

    Worship      MR & QHLR    10:30 am

    Hospitality           KIT            Noon

    Fibre Party          QHLR        Noon

    Cap Pride             PAR           Noon

    Hunger & H.         TER           Noon

    Records & H         DPR          Noon

    Safety & Wel.        NR             1:00 pm

    Worship                 DPR           6:00 pm

     


    Today, two people from FMW will tell their spiritual journey. The Hospitality, Hunger & Homelessness Taskforce, andRecords & Handbook committees will meet. The ad hoc committee working on Quaker participation in Washington DC Capital Pride 2015 will meet to discuss our plans. And all those interested in the fiber arts are welcome at the Fibre Party at noon. (Note: they are moving to Quaker House Living Room just for today.) The Small Group and Support Group will meet at 1:00 to discuss the Safety & Welcoming Guidelines.

     

    Work Day Madness! Saturday - May 2--- 9 to 3 -- come for a little while, come for the whole day.... 

    A great way to help the Meeting -- There are many projects and this is so important and useful to the Meeting. 

     

    Next Sunday, May 3, there will be meetings of the Nominating, Membership, Religious Education, Ministry & Worship, and Marriage & Family Committees. The Adult Study group will meet in the early morning. In the afternoon, the First Day School will hold their intergenerational garden party, with fun food and fun games for all to play. Everyone is welcome!

     

    The same day at 3:00 pm, the Shambhala Meditation Center of Washington DC will present a unique and inspiring conversation in the Meeting Room at FMW between Ethan Nichtern, Buddhist teacher, author, and founder of the Interdependence Project in New York City, and Scott Schenkelberg, President and CEO of Miriam’s Kitchen, one of DC’s most active and effective agencies in the effort to end chronic homelessness. Scott and Ethan will be exploring the intersections of interdependence, social action, and cultural change in a lively format that invites interaction and discovery. Go to http://dc.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=226456 for more information and to register.

     

    On Thursday, May 7: Getry Agizah, a coordinator for Friends Church Peace Teams in Kenya and of the African Great Lakes Initiative, will speak at FMW at 7:00 pm. All are welcome.

     

    Head of Meeting Schedule (For the most up to date schedule, visit http://tinyurl.com/k2342fa)

    April 26: Marriage & Family Relations; May 3: Healing & Reconciliation