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)

Fall Retreat

Saturday, October 28, 2017
9:30 am4:30 pm
The Clearing (Richmond, VA)

Richmond Friends Meeting invites you to attend their fall retreat at The Clearing. The theme is Responding to Challenging Times, Inwardly and Outwardly. Rita Willet will lead the two-hour workshop Sabbath for Everyone: A Radical Practice for Challenging Times. In the afternoon, there will be sessions on mindfulness and group singing. To indicate your plan to attend and arrange overnight hospitality, please contact Julia Hebner. (804-615-7529 or For more information about The Clearing, see the website. (