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  • “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”   -John 1:5
     

     

    Let Us Worship Together
    Sunday

    9:00 AM Early Meeting for Worship via Zoom
    Click here to join.  By phone: 301-715-8592   Meeting ID: 395 231 896# Password: 738314
    Tech Bob MacNab, tel:  571-332-8427 

    Meeting for Worship with Concern for Justice
    on Supreme Court Steps. 9:00 am.  
    In honor of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
     
    Outside, keeping social distance.  Contact:  Tom Yonker, 573-808-6602

    Meeting for Worship via Zoom, 10:30 a.m.
    Click here to join via Zoom
    To join by phone, dial: 301-715-8592  Meeting ID: 979 505 413# Password:  706188
    Clerk: Dan Dozier, Finance & Stewardship, Zoom Tech: Joe D’Antonio, (610) 620-5048

    10:30 a.m. In-Person Meeting for Worship at FMW
    Register Here. (Required for each week)
    For more information, contact Gene Throwe, gthrowe@gmail.com

    No 1st Day School this Sunday
    Next Sunday: Harriet Tubman Trail!
    For Information  contact  Religious Education Co-Clerks
    Allen Fawcett, aafawcett@gmail.com or Jake Ritting,j_ritting@hotmail.com

     

    Also On Sunday

    Fostering Community at FMW.  9:15 to 10:15 a.m.  You are welcome to join us as we work on a visual image to describe the values, practices and manifestations of our mission.  Join by Zoom.  To join by phone dial (929) 436-2866.  Enter Meeting ID: 83583983737# on prompt. Contact: Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234

    Nominating Committee, 9:00 a.m.
    Click to join Zoom meeting.    By phone dial:  (929) 436-2866.  Enter Meeting ID: 853 833 69178# on prompt.  For more information contact clerk Martha Solt, email:  soltdozier@gmail.com

    Peace & Social Concerns Climate Webinar & Strategy Session:  Methane Gas in DC, A Threat to Climate & Community Health, Sunday, October 25 at 12:30 p.m.  DC Quakers & Faith Community have a critical role to play in this important climate and public health issue!  Join via Zoom (same room as 10:30 Meeting for Worship). Join by phone: (301) 715-8592. Enter meeting ID: 979505413#  on prompt.  For more information contact Barbara Briggs, BarbaraHBriggs@gmail.com or 412-417-9384

    Spiritual Friendships.  12:00-1:00 p.m.  You are welcome to join us for check-in on how we are all doing.  Join by Zoom here.  To join by phone dial: (929) 436-2866.  Enter Meeting ID: 84128957864# on prompt.  For more information, contact: Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234
     

    Reclaim Our Vote!
    Can you make a last round of Phonecalls??

    Volunteers are urgently needed to make phone calls.  Every single hour is needed!  
    Learn more
    here.  Watch Suppressed: The Fight To VoteRegister here

    As part of our commitment to fight systemic racism, we offering resources & encouragement to vote to minority voters in eight states with long histories of voter suppression
    Reclaim Our Vote is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) organization supported by NAACP.  

    Upcoming:

    Friday Noontime Meeting for Worship, 12:00 - 12:30 via Zoom
    Ministry and Worship is resuming weekly noontime meetings for worship on Fridays starting tomorrow. 
    Join by Zoom.  To join by phone dial:  (301) 715-8592.  Enter Meeting ID: 869 333 90826# on prompt.
    For more information contact Bertie Rossert, Bertrand.Rossert@gmail.com

    FCNL “Thursdays with Friends” series every second Thursday, 4:00-4:30 p.m.
    On Thursday, Nov 5, join discussion with Election Expert Myrna Perez, director of voting rights and elections democracy at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School for a special post-Election Day conversation. Register here.  More info Thursdays with Friends series is here.

    Next FMW Meeting for Business, Sunday, Nov 8, 12:15 pm
    Join us to discuss and decide matters of importance to our Meeting Community.  All are welcome.  For more information contact co-clerks Debby Churchman, DChurchm@yahoo.com  and Rebecca Nelson, RebeccaLeeNelson99@ gmail.com

    FCNL Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute to focus on Anti-Racism, Nov 14-17 (via Zoom)  In concert with the upswell of protests and calls for justice across the country this year, antiracism will be a major focus of FCNL’s Annual Meeting and lobbying effort this November.  Quakers will gather (virtually) to conduct worshipful business and lobby for the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120/S.3912).  Learn more and register here for FCNL’s Annual Meeting (Nov. 14-17) to act in faith and feel Spirit weave us together as Friends uniting for the world we seek.

    Other Regular Meetings & Worship Opportunities

    “Midweek Meeting for Worship, Tuesdays, 6 pm
    Join by Zoom here.  Meeting ID: 202 577 8431       Password:  254224
    Other phones, dial 1-646-876-9923, when prompted enter Meeting ID:  202-577-8431.

    YAF Zinner get together, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00.  
    Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99526062736?pwd=VStjb0I3QTN0NG54VmduTHdBYkcwQT09  
    For more information contact Joseph d’Antonio, 89dantonio@cua.edu

    Friendly Bible Study will be held online on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.  
    Join via Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83228466514?pwd=Y3ljYVJ6OGxLd2FCNStTcHRjMFYxUT09
    For more information, contact Gene Throwe, gthrowe@gmail.com

    Staying in Touch

    To access the Member Directory from FMW’s website:  Log-in ID is FMW, the password is Discern. To join the FMW-Quaker listserv (for announcements only) &/or the FMW-Forum listserv (for discussion), and to be included in the FMW’s Online Directory, send an e-mail to: admin@quakersdc.org 

    FMW’s office is officially closed, but staff are in most days, and checking email and phone messages regularly.  If your call is not answered, leave a message or send an email to Admin@QuakersDC.org.   Office Phone: 202.483.3310   
     

    OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST

    Young Adult Friends - Anyone (aged 18-40) interested in learning about Young Adult Friends at FMW or who would like the join the YAF list-serve, please contact Amanda Nadeau , amanda.l.nadeau@gmail.com or Joe D'Antonio, 89dantonio@cua.edu.

    Personal Aid is looking for gift cards for grocery stores, Target, etc. These will be given to our vulnerable members and attenders as needed. Please contact Mary Melchior, email:  mulchness@gmail.com

    If you have maintenance or accessibility concerns, please contact Property Cttee co-clerks, Merry Pearlstein (202-244-8777 , merrypearlstein@gmail.com) and Justin Kwong ((202) 215-3891, justinkwong@gmail.com)

    Want to plan a future event at FMW?  Contact Brian Lutenegger, Event Manager, eventspace@QuakersDC.org.
     

    All are invited!  Click here to join via Zoom. By phone dial (301) 715-8592. Enter meeting ID: 979505413#.  For more information contact Barbara Briggs, BarbaraHBriggs@gmail.com or 412-417-9384