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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Presentation on life on the West Bank and Annual Reunion

Sunday, October 14, 2018
10:00 am4:00 pm
Pipe Creek Friends Meeting (Union Bridge, MD)

Carol Zaru is a professor at McDaniel College and leads the Middle Eastern studies program and Arabic language classes. She is a Palestinian who went to Quaker school in Ramallah. She and her family moved to US in 2001. She is speaking about conditions of life for Palestinian people in the West bank and why she and her family decided to leave. Meeting for Worship will begin at 10:00am and the presentation will begin at 11:15. The Meeting’s Reunion will begin with a picnic afterward. For more information, contact Anita Virkus. (anitavirkus@gmail.com)

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