Baltimore Yearly Meeting is the regional organizing unit for the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the area of central Pennsylvania, Maryland, parts of West Virginia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. It is through membership in a Yearly Meeting that individual Quakers become connected with the larger Quaker movement worldwide. "In fellowship, in deep listening, in waiting worship, in commitment to each other, it richly rewards those who embrace the challenge of being a Yearly Meeting Friend." (2011 draft Faith and Practice)

News on search for the next General Secretary

Baltimore Yearly Meeting is hiring a new General Secretary. The successful candidate will supervise the office and staff and provide spirit-based leadership for our growing yearly meeting. BYM comprises 54 local Meetings in Maryland, Virginia Washington, DC, and parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. We operate a vibrant regional camping program. To read the full job description and learn more about BYM go online to The General Secretary Search Committee is accepting applications. We will begin evaluating applications on May 1, but will continue to accept them until the position is filled. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for at least three (3) references to the committee at


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Tuesday, June 28, 2016Saturday, July 2, 2016
Olney Friends School (Barnesville, OH)

Saturday, July 16, 2016
10:00 am5:00 pm
Deer Creek Friends Meeting (Darlington, MD)

Monday, August 1, 2016Sunday, August 7, 2016
Hood College (Frederick, MD)

Friday, August 12, 2016Sunday, August 14, 2016
Arch Street Friends Meeting (Philadelphia, PA)

Friday, September 2, 2016Sunday, September 4, 2016
Priest Field Pastoral Center