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  • There is no way to find yourself until you discover how utterly to lose yourself. ~ Rufus Jones

     

    Personal Aid

    Main office

     

    8:45 am

     

    Worship

    Meeting Room & Quaker House

    10:30 am

    Worship

    Quaker House

     

    9:00 am

     

    Ministry & Worship

    North Room

    Noon

    Nominating Ctte

    Decatur Place Room

     

    9:00 am

     

    Religious Education

    Parlor

    Noon

    Records  & Handbook

    Terrace Room

     

    9:15 am

     

    Capital Campaign joint mtg

    Decatur Place

    Noon

    Membership Ctte

    North Room

     

    9:15 am

     

    Jean Smith crafts

    Assembly Room

    Noon

    Singing

    Meeting Room

     

    10:00 am

     

    Worship

    Decatur Place Room

    6:00 pm

     

    Dec. 4:  Jean Smith will bring her Kenyan Crafts to FMW to support women in Kenya. Think: Christmas presents. For more information, contact J.E. McNeil at jmcnrick@gmail.com

       Also at 1:00 pm today, STRIDE (Supporting Transformative Relationships in Diverse Environments) will be making their recipe jars for sale to fund-raise for diverse camper tuition for Shiloh Quaker Camp. We'll have homemade recipes like peppermint brownie mix, minestrone soup, and gluten free chocolate chip cookies. Order online at http://tinyurl.com/STRIDEjars.  For more information, email: nick.silverson@gmail.com.

       William Penn House Potluck  In light of the recent election and the hatred, racism, fear, and division that has become (much more) visible, we are changing the format for our upcoming December Quaker Potluck and Dialogue to provide space for worship and collective discernment. 6:30pm at William Penn House. Friends are encouraged to bring a dish to share.

     

    Dec. 7:  Help make sandwiches for our vulnerable neighbors! Grate Patrol convenes at 5:00 pm in the Assembly Room. For more information, contact Steve Brooks at sbrooks@uab.edu

    Dec. 10 – 11:  FMW Shoe Box Project  For many years, Friends Meeting of Washington has filled thousands of shoe boxes (now cake boxes) with items which are especially useful for the homeless in DC. Help assemble the boxes on Saturday, December 10, any time between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., or fill the boxes on Sunday, December 11 any time between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at our Meeting House. For details, contact Steve Brooks (sbrooks@uab.edu)

    Dec.18: The Peace & Social Concerns Committee, Trustees, and Friendly Bible Study will meet.There will be a Meeting for Business. The Young Adult Friends will hold their potluck at 7:00 pm.

    Head of Meeting Schedule

    Dec. 4: Finance & Stewardship; Dec.11: Nominating Ctte.