Yearly Meeting Events

Local Meeting and Committee Events

November 2019 Events

November 22 — A Native American Perspective
Richmond Friends Meeting (Richmond, VA)

At 3:00pm, the Indian Affairs Committee presents Monacan Chief Kenneth Branham who will speak about Monacan history, including the former capital of Rassawek and the importance of federal recognition. Learn about what you can do to support and resolve Native concerns. There will be a light supper followed by a showing of a film at the Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival at the Byrd Theater in Richmond. For more information, contact the committee at indianaffairs@bym-rsf.org. Click here to download the flyer of the event.

November 28 - 29 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday

November 29 – December 1 – Young Friends Conference
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, DC)

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) Remember that the deadline to register at the discounted rate and be guaranteed a slot is two weeks before the conference. Any one registering after that date may be placed on a waiting list.


December 2019 Events

December 24 - 25 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday


January 2020 Events

January 1 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday

January 1 - New Years' Day Sing
Gunpowder Friends Meeting (Sparks, MD)

Save the Date! More information will be posted as plans develop.

January 20 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday


February 2020 Events

February 7 - 9 - BYM Women's Retreat
Pearlstone Retreat Center (Reisterstown, MD)

February 14 - 16 – Young Friends Conference
Location to be announced

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) Remember that the deadline to register at the discounted rate and be guaranteed a slot is two weeks before the conference. Any one registering after that date may be placed on a waiting list.

February 17 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday


March 2020 Events

March 21 – Third Month Interim Meeting
Hopewell Centre Monthly Meeting (Winchester, VA)

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. Hopewell Centre Monthly Meeting will host the Third 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.


April 2020 Events

April 24 – 126– 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 2020 Events

May 15 – 17 – 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 22 – 24 – Young Friends Conference
Location to be announced

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) Remember that the deadline to register at the discounted rate and be guaranteed a slot is two weeks before the conference. Any one registering after that date may be placed on a waiting list.

May 29 – 31 – 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 2020 Events

June 13 – Sixth Month Interim Meeting
Friends Community School (Hyattsville, 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. Friends Community School and Adelphi Friends Meeting will host the Sixth 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 2020 Events

July 4 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday

July 27 - August 2 – Annual Session 2020
Hood College (Frederick, MD)

Get to know Yearly Meeting Committees and Friends from other Meetings! Be a part of important decision making. Join Friends for Annual Session 2020. Check the Yearly Meeting website for more information.


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