Local Meeting and Committee Events
October 2018 Events
October 20 – LGBTQ Evening
Homewood Friends Meeting (Homewood, MD)
LGBTQ Friends of Homewood Meeting invite all LGBTQ members and attenders to join us for fellowship, a potluck supper and worship. The event beings at 6:30pm and goes till 9. Bring a f(F)riend! We have invited friends from the entire Chesapeake Quarterly Meeting to join us for this all-age event. Please bring a dish to contribute to the meal. Vegan and gluten-free dishes are especially welcome and you are encouraged to write the ingredients on a card. For more information, contact KD Olive (443-930-6277) or Janet Abrams (443-980-1615).
November 2018 Events
November 13 – Carbon Footprint Training
Bethesda Public Library (Bethesda, MD)
As dire warnings abound about the threat of global climate change, have you stopped to examine your household’s carbon footprint? Calculating your carbon footprint is simple, and we’ll show you how. It’s sure to be an eye-opener! The training is free and open to the public. It begins at 7:00pm in the Connie Morella Meeting Room. This program is sponsored by Bethesda Friends Meeting.
November 17 – The Gathered Meeting
Frederick Friends Meeting (Frederick, MD)
Warrington Quarterly Meeting presents Steven Davison to lead a discussion about The Gathered Meeting, the subject of his 2017 Pendle Hill Pamphlet by that title. We’ll explore what the Gathered Meeting is and why it’s important in both the history of Friends and for our future. We’ll also discuss things that Meetings and individuals can do to make our experience of holy communion more common in our worship. There will be a brown bag lunch after the discussion.
November 17 – Two Minutes to Midnight: What We Can Do to Prevent Nuclear War
Goucher College (Baltimore, MD)
Don’t miss what will surely be a seminal conference: Four great plenary speakers and outstanding workshops. Come join us as we strategize on how to work together in Maryland to reduce the threat of nuclear war. Find the conference program and speaker bios here. Cosponsored by several Maryland Quaker meetings and multiple other groups. No charge to attend, but donations gratefully accepted. Questions? Contact Jean Athey (301-570-0923 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
November 18 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Shepherdstown Friends Meeting (Shepherdstown, WV)
Join Friends from across Warrington Quarter as they meet to build their community.
December 2018 Events
January 2019 Events
January 1 – Singing in the New Year
Gunpowder Friends Meeting (Sparks, MD)
Hold the date. Details will be announced soon.
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