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June 2020 Events

June 13 – Sixth Month Interim Meeting
Virtual Event by Zoom

The Sixth Month 2020 gathering of Interim Meeting will be virtual over Zoom. Friends who have registered will receive the connection information on Friday, June 12. Check the Yearly Meeting website for more information.

June 27 – End of Life Working Group Forum
Virtual Event on Zoom

The End of Life Working Group announces an on-line forum for Friends on June 27 from 10-12 EDT, to initiate a series of conversations that explore difficult topics. Depending on the response, we are prepared to offer multiple future forums to help explore the issues, the needs, and the various responses of Quakers worldwide to this same topic of living and dying well as Friends.
We know that many of us are coping with unarticulated fears about our mortality since the risks of becoming terminally ill are higher during a pandemic. As Friends seeking truth and love in a considered life, we recognize that this virus affords us the opportunity to prioritize our wishes about the end of our life. Especially for older Friends, it probably is already on our minds, however clandestinely.
The working group has gathered resources and queries that are now uploaded on the BYM website, and has committed to respond to Meetings’ and individual needs. Among us are trained professionals with years of expertise in multiple areas. Please refer to our webpage, look over the queries, and send us your questions. RSVP is requested. The link will be emailed to all registrants thereafter.
We encourage Friends facing personal situations regarding end of life issues to write to us anytime for individualized support. We will do our best to listen with trained ears and support your discernment. RSVP: End of Life Working Group

July 2020 Events

July 3 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday

July 22 - July 26 – Annual Session 2020 Pre-Session Events
Virtual Events by Zoom

The week prior to the Virtual Annual Session 2020 will provide opportunities for Friends to hear reports that relate to the business agenda (dates and times to be announced) and participate in workshops (two days currently available). Other events may be added as plans develop. To see available options, go to the online registration To see available options, go to the online registration here. As other options are added, they will be announced and anyone who has already registered will be offered the opportunity to add the new events to their plans.

July 27 - August 2 – Annual Session 2020
Virtual Event by Zoom

The Spring 2020 edition of the Interchange has been sent to the printer and the electronic version was transmitted on Friday, May 22. The printed edition will be arriving in Friends' mailboxes in the coming weeks. All of the available information about the Virtual Annual Session 2020 is available online. Registration in online only and all the information is available pm the Yearly Meeting website.

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November 2020 Events

November 7 – Eleventh Month 2020 Interim Meeting
Bethesda Friends Meeting (Bethesda, 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. Bethesda Friends Meeting will host the Eleventh 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.

December 2020 Events

December 24 - 25 - Yearly Meeting Offices Closed for Holiday

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