Local Meeting and Committee Events

May 2017 Events


June 2017 Events

June 3 – CQC Bathhouse Fundraiser: An Evening of Music with Richard Broadbent
Frederick Friends Meeting (Frederick, MD)

Please join us Saturday, June 3rd at 7:00 PM at Frederick Friends Meeting for an evening of music to raise funds for the new GREEN bathhouse at Catoctin Quaker Camp. For more on the bathhouse project, please see www.bym-rsf.org/giving/catoctin-bath-house-project.html. We will likely hear lots of great songs and quite a few of those will be by Bob Dylan. Richard is a highly accomplished folk singer, fabulous guitarist, and a wonderful Friend. If you have never heard Richard play, this is a terrific opportunity. We are aiming to raise $10,000 during this evening, so please bring your checks and credit cards. Frederick Meeting House seats about 70 or 80 and is easily accessible from Rts 70 and 270 for those who want to come out from Baltimore or the DC area (about a 1h drive). We will enjoy great music, nibble on some snacks, and raise money for a worthwhile cause. For more information, or if you are unable to attend but want to participate in the fundraising aspect of this event, please contact Greg Tobin. (gregtobin2001@yahoo.com or 301-471-0201)

June 4 – Nottingham Quarterly Meeting Picnic
Brabson Family Farm (443 Little Britain Road South, Peach Bottom, PA)

Nottingham Quarter invites Friends bring their favorite dish and to join them for a picnic at the home of Sarah and Mark Brabson. The festivities will begin at 12:30pm. For more information, contact the Brabsons. (717-548-4077 or brabsonsarah@gmail.com)

June 5 – Help Reverse Global Warming
Bethesda Public Library (Bethesda, MD)

Looking for hope and actions to help reverse global warming? Come to learn how farmers, engaged humans, and nature are regenerating soils and revitalizing ecosystems to help cool the planet. Your choices can help too. Bethesda Friends Meeting and Biodiversity for a Livable Climate present 5 short films followed by a panel discussion with a carbon farmer, a policy expert, and a soil/ecosystem scientist. The program will begin at 7pm and light refreshments will be available. For more information, email tod@tsw32.us or call 202-322-2267.

June 30 – July 2 – Dayspring Silent Retreat for Baltimore Yearly Meeting Friends
Dayspring Retreat Center (Germantown, MD)

Take this opportunity to hear the Still Small Voice while walking in the meadow or warming at the hearth. Annapolis Friends will be joined by other Baltimore Yearly Meeting Friends, space allowing. In the past there has been ample room! The warmth of spiritual community in the heart of winter, amid nature’s beauty--what a blessing! Love and Light to you as you consider joining in this adventure. The purpose of silent retreat is the deepening of communion with God, with other persons and with oneself. ... (W)e make space for...a time of waiting in silence, in solitude, to hear the voice of the One “Who speaks in everything that is, and who, most of all, speaks in the depths of our own being.” (Thomas Merton). Cost is $220. Registration deadline is June 23 or when full. For more information or to register, contact Jean Christianson. (jschristianson@gmail.com or 410-544-1912)

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October 2017 Events

October 21 - Goose Creek Meeting House Bicentennial Celebration
Goose Creek Friends Meeting (Lincoln, VA)

Join Goose Creek Friends from 10am to 3pm in their celebration of 200 years of the Meeting House. There will be a pot-luck lunch and other activities.

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March 2018 Events

March 24 - Peace and Social Concerns Networking Day
Sandy Spring Friends School (Sandy Spring, MD)

Save the date. More details will be provided as the date approaches.

April 2018 Events