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)

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Seeks a Development Director

The Development Director is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing gifts from individuals and foundations in support of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s (BYM) ministries and programs. The Development Director builds relationships and affinity for BYM and for the future of the Religious Society of Friends throughout the Yearly Meeting. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of relevant and successful fundraising experience.

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) is seeking a Director (or Co-Directors)
for the 2019 camp season for Opequon Quaker Camp

Opequon is a residential camp for children ages 9-14. This is a part-time year round position, with full time responsibilities during the summer camping season, June 19 – August 15th. This applicant will be responsible for every aspect of making sure Opequon Quaker Camp is a continued success. The applicant should be spiritually grounded and familiar with how children can be transformed by experiencing the wilderness, creative workshops, and community. The director should be able to teach skills that will lead counselors in creating opportunities for spiritual growth among their campers. He or she must be familiar with safe and appropriate low-impact wilderness practices and be able to teach them and evaluate their implementation by others. He or she should also be organized, possess good social skills and be able to prevent and manage crises effectively. Applicants with experience in the BYM Camping Program are especially encouraged to apply.

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FCNL Witness Wednesday

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
5:15 pm6:00 pm
FCNL Quaker Welcome Center (Washington, DC)

Where witness meets advocacy! The Quaker Welcome Center is now offering silent reflection 5:15-6 pm on Witness Wednesdays. We hope you will join us! Quakers bear witness as a direct expression of faith, and the recent opening of FCNL’s Quaker Welcome Center helps ground our advocacy work and foster fellowship with others. If you have 45 minutes. come worship with us at the Quaker Welcome Center at 245 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC. (Enter through the FCNL patio) Help spiritually ground Friends’ advocacy work as we communicate our values and vision of the Beloved Community while Friends lobby on the Hill. And as we work on this new project, help us by spreading the word! Without you, this is just a building! For more information, go to

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