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  • Friends Meeting of Washington

    Announcements ~ April 13, 2014 ~ Welcome

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    The Twelfth Query: The Environment  Are you concerned for responsible use of natural resources and their nurture for future generations? Do you try to avoid wasteful consumption and pollution? Do you seek to preserve the beauty and balance of God's world? 


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    Today:  Sunday, April 13, 2014

    Worship                     PAR            9:00 am

    Spiritual Journeys    QHLR         9:15 am

    RwandaPeace           NR              9:00 am

    Worship            MR & QHLR       10:30 am

    Mtg for Business       MR            12:15 pm

    Worship                      DPR            6:00 pm

    Bible Study                 PAR            3:00 pm

    FinancePeace U.        AR               6:00 pm


    The FMW webpageis available at  To access the non-public pages, the log-in ID is FMW– the password is silence. To visit the Meeting’s Facebook page, go to To join the FMWListserv, or to be included in the Meeting’s Online Directory, send an e-mail to:  To contact the Meeting Office, call 202.483.3310.

    Todaythere will be a program on “Friends and Neighbors Building a Sustainable Peace in Rwanda.” We will gather from 9:00 am until 10:15 am in the North Room. Refreshments will be provided for this special meeting. All Friends with an interest in Africa are welcome to attend.

    Also today, two Friends will tell their Spiritual Journeys (at 9:15 am), and there will be a Meeting for Worship with a Concern for Business starting at noon. Soup-makers are needed; please contact Meg Greene.


    Special events next Sunday, April 20 include a meeting of Trustees and another of Personal Aid, a second meeting of the Retirement group, and a continuation of the FinancialPeace University.


    There will be two community gatheringsat which everyone will get to share their desires, expectations and concerns regarding child safety and the treatment of sex offenders. These meetings will take place on Friday April 25th at 6 pm, and Sunday, April 27th at 12:30 pm and both will start off with potluck meals. We hope you can join us at one of those meetings (use the Doodle poll at  to choose which meeting you will attend). It is not necessary to attend both of these meetings, as the topics covered at each will be the same. 


    Also coming up on Sunday, April 27 will be meetings of the Records and Handbook and the Library Committee and the Hunger & Homelessness Taskforce, a Child Safety training (especially for those working with children at FMW), the Fibre Party, a discussion of the book, Buddha’s Brain, and a continuation of the FinancialPeace University.


    Head of Meeting Schedule (For the most up to date schedule, visit

    April 13: Young Adult Friends; April 20: Personnel