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  • Fasting and feasting are universal human responses, and any meal, shared with love, can be an agape.” – Elise Boulding

     

    Marriage & Family

    Parlor

    9:15 am

     

    Fibre Party

    North Room

    Noon

    Worship

    Quaker House

    9:00 am

     

    Hospitality Ctte

    Kitchen

    Noon

    Worship

    Quaker House & Meeting Room

    10:30 am

     

    Potluck Undocublack

    Assembly Room

    3:00 pm

    SSoM Focus Group

    Decatur Place Room

    Noon

     

    Worship

    Parlor

    6:00 pm

     

    Today: Ministry & Worship is holding an open discussion with friends about their views on the spiritual state of the meeting. Noon in Decatur Place Room.

       Also at 3:00 pm, we will share a potluck with representatives from Undocublack, a “multigenerational network of currently and formerly undocumented Black people that fosters community, facilitates access resources and contributes to transforming the realities of our people, so we are thriving and living our fullest lives.” All are welcome RSVP Jim Bell (kelleybell21@comcast.net, 240.413.1229).

     

    November 29:  Detention Visitor Training – You are invited to a training at FMW from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, led by Erin Hustings, network coordinator for the DC Detention Visitation Network. You will learn how to go with members of the network to visit people who are detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Maryland and Virginia. RSVP Jim Bell (kelleybell21@comcast.net, 240.413.1229).

     

    Dec. 2:  Help make breakfast for our vulnerable neighbors. Convene at 6:15 am at So Others Might Eat. For more information, contact Tim Schleicher at timothy.c.schleicher@gmail.com

       Also, at 11:00 am, join us for a special called Meeting for Peace. As we move into the holiday season, let us come together to focus on our Testimony of Peace in our lives, our communities, and our planet. For more information, contact malachykilbride@gmail.com

     

    Dec. 3: Handel’s Messiah  You are invited to a wonderful performance of Handel’s Messiah at Metropolitan AME Church on December 3rd at 5pm - It is FREE. Address for the church is 1518 M St NW, Washington, DC 20005. FMW is partnering with Metropolitan AMEC in the Sanctuary movement.

       Also, the Taskforce on Committee Structure is holding a second threshing session at noon to consider the query: Reimagining how our community works. What are we doing, and where are we going?

     

    Head of Meeting

    Nov. 26: Ad hoc group; Dec. 3: Ministry & Worship Committee