Weekly Announcements, 1.14.2018

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"For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a life-time:
Weeping may tarry for the night, But joy cometh in the morning.

  • Psalms 30:5


Personal Aid

Terrace Room

8:45 am



Quaker House,  Meeting Room & Terrace Room

10:30 am


Quaker House

9:00 am


Meeting for Business

Meeting Room


Spiritual Deepening

North Room

9:00 am




6:00 pm



9:00 am







Terrace Room Meeting - All are welcome, 10:30 to 11:30 each First Day. In late October, the Ministry and Worship Committee established a meeting for worship in the Terrace Room with a welcome for worshipers interested in a meeting where vocal messages might be more freely shared than is customary. 


January 18: Windborne Concert, “Singing for Our Lives,” 6:30 pm in the Meeting Room. This concert is sponsored by a number of groups, including the Peace & Social Concerns Committee. Suggested donation is $10. https://youtu.be/a#3s21wgcAE


January 27:  On National Holocaust Memorial Day, we are planning an event from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Meeting Room. For more information and to volunteer, please contact Christina Sloat, christina.m.sloat@gmail.com


Feb. 4:  A visit to Lugulu Friends Mission Hospital Please join Kevin Quinn, husband of beloved member Candida Quinn, to hear about his work in this hospital in western Kenya.


Feb. 4: The Friends Meeting of Washington Pastoral Care Working Group will begin discussing one chapter a month from the book, Out of the Silence: Quaker Perspectives on Pastoral Care and Counseling, edited by J. Bill Ratliff.  All are welcome.  We will begin by discussing chapter 1 at FMW on Sunday, February 4 at 9:15 a.m.  The book may be purchased from Pendle Hill or Amazon.  


Feb. 16-18: Annual Washington Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology, Wellspring Conference Center, Germantown, MD. Topic: Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives   Speaker: James Hollis Ph.D., Jungian analyst and author. Various Interest Groups ranging from Tai Chi to Poetry to Dreams. For details and to register go to http://fcrp.quaker.org


Feb. 23-25: "Playing in the Light: Godly Play / Faith & Play training for Quakers at Sandy Spring Meeting.  Enjoy a weekend of training and contemplation with Friends who share a concern for religious education of the children in our Meetings. Cost will be assisted by FMW to the extent that our budget allows. Registration:  https://goo.gl/forms/pLpW9oKm3v9GR9GS2"  For further information, contact Shannon Hughes or Michael Beer.


Head of Meeting

Jan. 14: Nominating Ctte; Jan. 21: Peace & Social Concerns