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Gunpowder Friends Meeting

Contact Information
Mailing address: PO Box 737, Sparks, Maryland 21152-0737
Meeting place address: 14934 Priceville Road, Sparks, Maryland 21152
Wheelchair Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
Hearing Assistance: Hearing assistance available
Telephone: 410-472-4583
E-mail: gunpowderclerk@gmail.com
Website: Gunpowder Friends Meeting
First Day: Worship: 10:00 am Adult Forum: first First Days - 9:00 am Quakerism Discussion Group: second First Day - 9:00 am Bible Study: fourth First Day - 9:00 am
Religious Education: First Day School: 10:00 am
Business Meeting: Third First Day: 11:15 am Silent Retreat: second Seventh Day - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Officers and Clerks
Clerk: Jennifer Robinson
Assistant Clerk:  
Treasurer: Kerry Zimmerman
Assistant Treasurer:  
Recording Clerk: Claire Twose and Alan Schmaljohn
Recorder: Meredith van den Beemt
Care and Oversight: Louise "Lou Anne" Smith
Finance: Adair Clarke
First Day School: Committee of the whole
Ministry and Counsel: Amy Schmaljohn and Rebecca "Rep" Pickard
Nominating: Amy Schmaljohn
Trustees: Stephen "Steve" Rives
Newsletter Editor: Claire Hartman
Yearly Meeting Representative: Rebecca "Rep" Pickard
Travel Directions

Sparks is about 21 miles north of Baltimore on the Harrisburg Expressway (I-83). Gunpowder Meeting is west of Sparks and west of I-83. Exit I-83 at Belfast Road (Exit 24), turn west toward Butler. Go one-third mile to Priceville Road; left on Priceville Road for one mile. Where Priceville Road turns right and Quaker Bottom Road continues ahead at the crest of a steep grade, make a sharp right turn into the Meeting House drive.


Visioning Project Report

In 2010 and 2011, Baltimore Yearly Meeting undertook a project to consider the vision of the Yearly Meeting community. As a part of that project, members of the ad hoc Visiting Ministers Committee led a visioning session at each Meeting. The report of the visioning session at Gunpowder Friends Meeting is available here.

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