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)


Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Seeks a Development Director
11/12/18

The Development Director is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing gifts from individuals and foundations in support of Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s (BYM) ministries and programs. The Development Director builds relationships and affinity for BYM and for the future of the Religious Society of Friends throughout the Yearly Meeting. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of relevant and successful fundraising experience.

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) is seeking a Director (or Co-Directors)
for the 2019 camp season for Opequon Quaker Camp

Opequon is a residential camp for children ages 9-14. This is a part-time year round position, with full time responsibilities during the summer camping season, June 19 – August 15th. This applicant will be responsible for every aspect of making sure Opequon Quaker Camp is a continued success. The applicant should be spiritually grounded and familiar with how children can be transformed by experiencing the wilderness, creative workshops, and community. The director should be able to teach skills that will lead counselors in creating opportunities for spiritual growth among their campers. He or she must be familiar with safe and appropriate low-impact wilderness practices and be able to teach them and evaluate their implementation by others. He or she should also be organized, possess good social skills and be able to prevent and manage crises effectively. Applicants with experience in the BYM Camping Program are especially encouraged to apply.

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Kid’s Day

Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00 am3:00 pm
Friends Wilderness Center (Harper's Ferry, WV)

Bring the kids out to the Niles Cabin at the Friends Wilderness Center and take a guided Nature Hike around the FWC's ponds and near-by trails, play lawn games, do nature crafts, and just enjoy a wonderful Summer Day outside on the lovely Blue Ridge. You will feel better for it! There will even be a special opportunity to meet rehabilitated birds that have been injured and nursed back to health and are now making appearances as feathered ambassadors for the Great Outdoors. Good food, fellowship, and a chance for young and old alike to just kick back and have fun. RSVP's are essential to planning this event so please contact Sheila Bach (304.728.4580 or 571.272.6267 or snbach@earthlink.net) to let her know how many will be in your party. This is necessary for planning food for lunch. If you have not been here before, please go to our website - www.friendswilderness.org - to get directions. If you have the WAZE app, plug in 305 Friends Way, Harpers Ferry WV 25425 and it will get you right to our door.

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