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)
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Quaker Singalong Concert
Reviving the tradition of group singing in North America, Annie Patterson and Peter Blood will visit Friends Community School as part of a musical tour of the US and Canada to promote their new songbook, Rise Again. Annie and Peter will lead group sing-alongs throughout the day with students in grades K-8. From 7 to 9pm, FCS parents, friends, and the public are invited for a sing-along with Annie and Peter. Songbooks (shared with all participants) were created in collaboration with folk singer legend Pete Seeger. Quaker values of peace, earth stewardship, and social justice course through the material. Free. RSVP to Christine M. (email@example.com)