Yearly Meeting Events

December 2017 Events

December 15 –Young Adult Friends Wintercon 2017
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting (Sandy Spring, MD)

BYM’s Young Adult Friends are gathering to celebrate the winter and attend the Meeting’s Christmas Pageant on Sunday morning. For details and to RSVP, go to the Facebook Event page.


January 2018 Events

January 5 – 7 – Nuts and Bolts Committee of Young Friends Conference
Gunpowder Friends Meeting (Sparks, MD)

NBC members should plan to begin arriving at 7:00 pm on Friday. For information, check the NBC Registration page (www.bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/yfs/nbc.html) or contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663).

January 20 - 21 – Junior Young Friends Conference
Herndon Friends Meeting (Herndon, VA)

Junior Young Friends should plan to begin arriving at 10:00am on Saturday. For information, check the Young Friends website (http://bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/jyfs/jyfcon.html) or contact contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663) Please remember that the deadline to register and be guaranteed a slot is one week before the conference (January 5). Any one registering after that date will be placed on a waiting list and may not be able to attend.

January 26 – 28 – 2018 BYM Women's Retreat
Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown, MD)

SAVE THE DATE! More information will be added as we get closer to the weekend!


February 2018 Events

February 16 – 18 – Young Friends Conference
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting (Sandy Spring, MD)

Young Friends should plan to begin arriving at 7:00 pm on Friday. For information, check the Young Friends website (www.bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/yfs/yfcon.html) or contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663) Please remember that the deadline to register and be guaranteed a slot is two weeks before the conference (January 26). Any one registering after that date will be placed on a waiting list and may not be able to attend.

February 18 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Frederick Friends Meeting (Frederick, MD)

Join Friends from across the Warrington Quarter as they meet to building their community.

February 23 – 25 – Playing in the Light: Godly Play/Faith & Play Training for Quakers
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting (Sandy Spring, MD)

This powerful way of being with children can transform your First Day program for children, and nurture your own spiritual life. Learn and practice skills to help children explore the existential limits of their lives through wonder, play, and core stories from the Bible and Quaker faith and practice. The program will begin at 6pm on Friday. For more details and to register, go to https://goo.gl/forms/pLpW9oKm3v9GR9GS2.


March 2018 Events

March 24 - 25 – Junior Young Friends Conference
Frederick Friends Meeting (Frederick, MD)

Junior Young Friends should plan to begin arriving at 10:00am on Saturday. For information, check the Young Friends website (http://bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/jyfs/jyfcon.html) or contact contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663) Please remember that the deadline to register and be guaranteed a slot is one week before the conference (March 9). Any one registering after that date will be placed on a waiting list and may not be able to attend.

March 24 - BYM Peace and Social Concerns Committee Networking Day
Friends Meeting School (Ijamsville, MD)

Save the Date for information about workshop topics and other planning.


April 2018 Events

April 27 – 29 Family Camp Weekend
Shiloh Quaker Camp (Hood, VA)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/.


May 2018 Events

May 4 – 6 – Spiritual Formation Program Spring Retreat
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center (Sharpsburg, MD)

You are invited to join Friends from across Baltimore Yearly Meeting for the Spring Spiritual Formation Retreat  at the beautiful Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center. To find out more about the retreat and the Spiritual Formation Program, go to the BYM website at www.bym-rsf.org/events/spiritform/. We look forward to contemplating words of wisdom and faith, time for personal reflection, sharing with spiritual friends and growing in spiritual community with you. Registration will open in the spring of 2018. Scholarships will be available.

May 5 - 6 – Junior Young Friends Conference
Opequon Quaker Camp (Brucetown, VA)

Junior Young Friends should plan to begin arriving at 7:00pm on Fridayy. For information, check the Young Friends website (http://bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/jyfs/jyfcon.html) or contact contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663) Please remember that the deadline to register and be guaranteed a slot is one week before the conference (April 27). Any one registering after that date will be placed on a waiting list and may not be able to attend.

May 18 – 20 Family Camp Weekend
Catoctin Quaker Camp (Thurmont, MD)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/.

May 20 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Menallen Monthly Meeting (Biglerville, PA)

Join Friends from across the Warrington Quarter as they meet to building their community.

May 25 - 27 – Young Friends Conference
Hopewell Centre Monthly Meeting (Winchester, VA) or The Clearing (Richmond, VA)

Young Friends should plan to begin arriving at 7:00 pm on Friday. For information, check the Young Friends website (www.bym-rsf.org/what_we_do/yfs/yfcon.html) or contact Jocelyn Dowling. (301-774-7663) Please remember that the deadline to register and be guaranteed a slot is two weeks before the conference (May 11). Any one registering after that date will be placed on a waiting list and may not be able to attend.


June 2018 Events

June 1 – 3 Family Camp Weekend
Opequon Quaker Camp (Brucetown, VA)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/.

June 9 – Sixth Month Interim Meeting
Frederick Friends Meeting (Frederick, MD)

Get to know Yearly Meeting Committees and Friends from other Meetings! Be a part of important decision making. Join Friends for morning committee meetings and the afternoon’s Interim Business Meeting. Frederick Friends Meeting will host the Tenth Month Interim Meeting. Friends will begin gathering at 10:00am. Committee meetings will begin at 10:30. Check the Yearly Meeting website for more information.


July 2018 Events

 


August 2018 Events

August 19 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Pipe Creek Friends Meeting (Union Bridge, MD)

Join Friends from across the Warrington Quarter as they meet to building their community.


September 2018 Events

September 14 – 16 – Spiritual Formation Program Fall Retreat
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center (Sharpsburg, MD)

You are invited to join Friends from across Baltimore Yearly Meeting for the Fall Spiritual Formation Retreat at the beautiful Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center. To find out more about the retreat and the Spiritual Formation Program, go to the BYM website at www.bym-rsf.org/events/spiritform/. We look forward to contemplating words of wisdom and faith, time for personal reflection, sharing with spiritual friends and growing in spiritual community with you. Registration will open in the summer of 2018. Scholarships will be available.

September 21 – 23 Family Camp Weekend
Shiloh Quaker Camp (Hood, VA)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/.


October 2018 Events

October 5 – 7 Family Camp Weekend
Catoctin Quaker Camp (Thurmont, MD)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/.

October 20 – Tenth Month Interim Meeting
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting (Sandy Spring, MD)

Get to know Yearly Meeting Committees and Friends from other Meetings! Be a part of important decision making. Join Friends for morning committee meetings and the afternoon’s Interim Business Meeting. Sandy Spring Friends Meeting will host the Tenth Month Interim Meeting. Friends will begin gathering at 10:00am. Committee meetings will begin at 10:30. Check the Yearly Meeting website for more information.

October 26 – 28 Family Camp Weekend
Opequon Quaker Camp (Hood, VA)

Family Camp Weekends at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Camp Properties offer us a chance enjoy our beautiful camp properties during this delightful time of year. Individuals and families are invited to come to camp for a day or for the weekend. A program coordinator will plan camp-familiar activities for Saturday and Sunday mornings, as well as Saturday afternoon and evening. Perhaps you will explore a creek, create a crafts project, play a favorite camp game or take a hike in our precious woods. There will also be plenty of work projects to do! Work projects offer people with all kinds of skills the opportunity to enjoy some meaningful and satisfying service! We will savor meals together, have time to explore and even spend time around a camp fire in the evening. We invite you to join us for a BYM Quaker Camp experience, give the gift of your time, participate with children in activities and find yourself rejuvenated. Participants are asked to contribute according to their ability – $25-50 per person. For additional information or to register please contact David Hunter, Camp Property Manager. (301-774-7663 or davidhunter@bym-rsf.org) For more information, see the BYM Camps web-site at bymcamps.org/programs/family-camp-weekends/


November 2018 Events

November 18 – Warrington Quarterly Meeting
Shepherdstown Friends Meeting (Shepherdstown, WV)

Join Friends from across the Warrington Quarter as they meet to building their community.