Weekly Announcements, July 22, 2021

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”   -Philippians 4:8

Let Us Worship Together - Sunday, July 25

 9:00 AM Early Meeting for Worship in person & via Zoom
FMW’s Quaker House Living Room
Click here to join.  By phone: 301-715-8592   Meeting ID: 395 231 896# Password: 738314 
Tech: Ann Herzog, (202) 246-5125

10:30 Meeting for Worship Indoors and Outdoors at FMW
Please Register here to attend indoors OR outdoors!  Masks required.
Join on Zoom. By phone dial: 301-715-8592. Enter Mtg ID: 979 505 413# on prompt

1st Day School - On Summer Break!
For more info, contact  Religious Education Co-Clerks
Julie Johnson, JulieJenJ@gmail.com

Meeting for Worship, 6:00 pm
In person.  Masks required.

Also on Sunday

Fostering Community at FMW, 9:15am to 10:15am (4th Sundays). Newcomers welcome.
Join on Zoom. By phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923. On prompt, enter meeting ID: 2025778431# Contact: Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234.

Living With Autism / Being a Good Ally, 12:15 pm - Quaker House Living Room & via Zoom
Join on Zoom.  By phone dial: (301) 715-8592 and enter meeting ID 8728 2384 832# on prompt

An opportunity to learn about the experiences and challenges people living with autism face, and how allies can support and welcome those with autism--in our FMW community and other groups.  Hosted by Peace and Social Concerns, and led by PSC members Peter Nye and Barbara Briggs.  For more info, contact Peter Nye, email: p_nye@yahoo.com

Nominating Committee at Rise of Meeting, Terrace Room & via Zoom 
For more information contact Virginia Avanesyan, AvanesyanFamily@gmail.com

Friendly Bible Study (bi-weekly), 12:00 p.m. via Zoom and in FMW Library. Join on ZoomBy phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923.  On prompt enter meeting ID: 2025778431#  Contact: David Etheridge, david.etheridge@verizon.net, cell 202.577.8431

Finance & Stewardship Committee monthly meeting, Bridge Room, 12:00 pm  
Join on Zoom.  By phone dial: (301) 715-3592 and enter Meeting ID 884 5477 4329# on prompt.  For more information contact F&S clerks Grant Thompson, email: BillStar@Starpower.net or
Merry Pearlstein, email: MerryPearlstein@gmail.com

Spiritual Friendships, 12:00-1:00 pm (4th Sundays). Newcomers welcome.
Join on Zoom: By phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923. On prompt, enter meeting ID: 2025778431#
Contact: Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234.

Ignatian Prayer, 3:30pm to 5pm (4th Sundays). Newcomers welcome.
Join on Zoom. By phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923. On prompt, enter meeting ID: 2025778431#
Contact: Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234.


Head of Meeting


Hospitality Support

This Sunday

Fundraising Taskforce/ Frank Garvey

Rebecca Nelson

Trustees (Elaine Wilson, Jim Bell)

Sunday 8/1

Marriage & Family Relations / Jim Bell

Joe D’Antonio

Membership Committee & Ken Orvis

Sunday 8/8

F&S Grant Thompson, Merry Pearlstein

Guy Martorana

Volunteers needed

Head of Meeting & Hospitality Support Schedule to December 2022.  Please review & add to your calendar!


Help Plan FMW’s Sept 19 Community Celebration/Open House! Tuesday, July 27 at 4:00 pm - Join us!  September 19 will be an opportunity for us to get together, celebrate our community, and invite others to get to know FMW, tour our Meeting House and/or learn a bit more about Quakerism.  This will be the 1st organizing meeting for this event.  Please come share your ideas and help us build something wonderful.  Join on Zoom.  By phone dial: (301) 715-8592.  Enter Meeting ID 8591 3562 738# on prompt. For more information contact Gene Throwe, gthrowe@gmail.com, cell: (703) 405-9003 or Barbara Briggs, barbarahbriggs@gmail.com, cell: (412) 417-9384.

FMW Quaker Spiritual Development Programs - Full Schedule July 2021

Other Regular Meetings & Worship Opportunities

“Midweek Meeting for Worship, Tuesdays, 6 pm
Join by Zoom.  Meeting ID: 202 577 8431       Password:  254224
Other phones, dial 1-646-876-9923, when prompted enter Meeting ID:  202-577-8431.

Young Adult Friends (YAF) Zinner get-together, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00.  Join via Zoom.  For more information contact Joseph d’Antonio, JDAntonioDC@gmail.com

Quaker Bible Study will be held online on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.  Join via Zoom.  For more information, contact Gene Throwe, gthrowe@gmail.com

Staying in Touch

Access the Member Directory from FMW’s website:  Log-in ID is FMW, the password is Discern.
To join the FMW-Quaker listserv (for announcements only) &/or the FMW-Forum listserv (for discussion), and to be included in the FMW’s Online Directory, send an email including your contact information to: admin@quakersdc.org 

FMW’s office is open most days during regular business hours, but if you want to stop by you may want to call or email aheadContact the Administrative Secretary by emailing: Admin@QuakersDC.org or leave a message on FMW’s office phone: 202.483.3310.   


Young Adult Friends - Anyone (aged 18-40) interested in learning about Young Adult Friends at FMW or who would like to join the YAF listserv, please contact co-conveners Joe D'Antonio, JDAntonioDC@gmail.com.

Personal Aid is looking for gift cards for grocery stores, Target, etc. These will be given to our vulnerable members and attenders as needed. Please contact Mary Melchior, email:  mulchness@gmail.com

If you have maintenance concerns, please contact Property Committee co-clerks, Ken Forsberg, KLForsberg@gmail.com, cell: (202) 294-1954, or Todd Harvey, HarveyFolklife@gmail.com, cell: (202) 689-5886

Want to plan a future event at FMW?  Contact Brian Lutenegger, Event Manager, eventspace@QuakersDC.org.

Links to other Quaker Events and News:

- QuakerBooks from FGC - Friends Journal Picks June/July

- Friends United Meetings (FUM) video series “Walking in the Way,” (4 min each)
  Released Thursdays on FUM’s FaceBook page, YouTube channel, Instagram feed

- Pendle Hill - Upcoming Events