Local Meeting and Committee Events

Local Meeting and Yearly Meeting Committee Events

April 12 – April 14 – Men’s Retreat
Catoctin Quaker Camp (Thurmont, MD)

Since 2002, men from Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore have gathered early in the spring to build connections among Friends at one of BYM’s magnificent camps. In recent years, men Friends from other meetings have participated in the weekend. This year, all men Friends in BYM are invited to register and gather at Catoctin for dinner sixth day through lunch first day-or any portion thereof. The retreat is very loosely programmed and includes time to relax, work cooperatively, hike (or nap), talk, tell stories, play, and have fun. The registration form and additional information are available from Chris Giannella (cgiannella@mitre.org or 443-853-0440)

May 2019 Events

May 17 - 19 - Spiritual Formation Retreat
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center (Sharpsburg, MD)

Mark your Calendars! The Spring Spiritual Formation Retreat will be held on May 17th – 19th at the beautiful Shepherd’s Spring Retreat Center in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The retreat offers time for personal reflection, sharing in spiritual friendship, singing, woodland walks, and wonderful meals. Join with Friends from across the Yearly Meeting as we journey together in our seeking and our friendship. More information will be shared via email and the BYM website later this winter, but in the meantime, mark your calendar. Registration will open later in the winter.

May 19 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Warrington Monthly Meeting (Warrington, PA)

Join Friends from across the Warrington Quarter as they help Warrington Quaker Meeting celebrate the 250th Anniversary of their Meeting House. The Quarterly Meeting will be in the morning, and then the Commemoration Service for the Meeting House will begin at 7:00pm. For more information, see the Meeting’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Warrington-Quaker-Meeting-2218216151767055/) or contact them at Warrington.Meeting@gmail.com.

May 19 – Friends with Veggie Benefits
Bealeton Depot (Bealeton, VA)

On May 19, Fauquier Friends Worship Group will celebrate their 5th Anniversary with a free vegan lunch and a worship-sharing topic titled "Friends With Veggie Benefits", 12:30 to 2:15 pm. The community will be invited to meet Quakers and learn or share about ways and reasons for moving toward plant-based diets. Free recipe booklets will be available. Come! Taste! See!

June 2019 Events

June 9 – Chesapeake Quarterly Meeting
Patapsco Friends Meeting (Ellicott City, MD)

Join Friends from across the Chesapeake Quarter as they meet to build their community.

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