Weekly Announcements 9.22.2022

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”For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven”      -Ecclesiastes 3:1

Let Us Worship Together - Sunday, September 25, 2022

9:00 AM Early Meeting for Worship - In Quaker House and on Zoom. 
By phone: 301-715-8592   Meeting ID: 395 231 896#  Tech: Ann Herzog, (202) 246-5125

Friendly Office Presence: Jim Bell

10:30 Meeting for Worship (in the Meeting Room & outside)
In-person & Online.  Join Zoom. By phone dial: 301-715-8592. Enter Mtg ID: 979 505 413# )
Head of Meeting: RE;  Tech: Rob & Nick Farr

6:00 pm Worship

Children’s Programs
Childcare (0-3) in Decatur Place Room starting 10:00 am
First Day School and Young Friends (teens) begins this week, September 18
For more info, contact RE Committee: Julie Johnson, JulieJenJ@gmail.com

Sunday “Staffing” Schedule
(here’s where you can see who is doing what!)
Masking and vaccine documentation are required.

Also on Sunday:

Friendly Bible Study, Terrace Room & online, 12:00 pm (Every 2 weeks. All are welcome)
Join by ZoomBy phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923.  Enter meeting ID: 2025778431#.
Contact: David Etheridge, david.etheridge@verizon.net, cell 202.577.8431. Both auditors and participants welcomed.

Nominating Committee, Bridge Room & online, 12:00 pm
Join on Zoom. By phone dial: 301 715 8592.  Enter meeting ID 881 3391 2034 on prompt.
For more information contact Committee clerk Michael Beer, email: MikeBeerDC@gmail.com

Discussion on “Radical Transformation, Quaker House Living Room & on zoom, 12:00 pm
Read Vanessa Julye’s important new Pendle Hill pamphlet and discuss how it applies to Friends Meeting of Washington. Are our current structures functional? For whom? Why are they largely staffed with older white people? Join on Zoom, For more information, contact Debby Churchman, dchurchm@yahoo.com 

Fourth Sunday, on Sunday, September 25th,,  Ignatian Prayer Group - 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Newcomers welcome. Join by ZoomBy phone, dial:  (646) 876-9923On prompt enter meeting ID: 2025778431# Contact Sabrina McCarthy, sabrina.mccarthy@verizon.net, cell 240.778.5234, for the monthly order of worship.


Quaker Spiritual Development Programs - Full schedule for September 2022

Discussion on “Radical Transformation, Sunday, September 25, 12:00 pm.
Read Vanessa Julye’s important new Pendle Hill pamphlet and come together to discuss how it applies to Friends Meeting of Washington. Are our current structures functional? For whom? Why are they largely staffed with older white people? Meet in person and by Zoom, Noon, Sunday, September 18, at noon.
For more information, contact Debby Churchman, dchurchm@yahoo.com 

Friendly Quaker Film Club, Quaker House Living Room, Wednesday, September 28,  6:00 pm. 
This month we will be watching a mystery, Knives Out (PG13, 2019), to be followed by a discussion centered around ethics and values.  See trailer here. For more info contact Bill Parker, WParkerCRA@gmail.com.

Quaker Indigenous Boarding Schools:  Facing our History and Ourselves, Sunday, Oct 2, 12:15-1:45 pm In FMW’s Quaker House or join on Zoom. By phone dial (301) 715-8592. Enter Meeting ID: 84883680922# Peace and Social Concerns is proud to host this talk by Paula Palmer, who has conducted important research on the role that Friends played in implementing the federal government's policy of forced assimilation of Native children.  Flyer and details.  Contact: Steve Chase, SteveChase338@gmail.com  

Still seeking childcare staff

Our childcare team is still seeking two additional staff members to round out the childcare team. This is a part-time, paid position. Staff would sign up for specific Sundays and help provide coverage when needed. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Katorra Enoch Longshore at katorrael@cdacouncil.org.

Other Regular Meetings & Worship Opportunities

Midweek Meeting for Worship, Wednesdays, 6:00 pm in person and on Zoom.
Join by Zoom.  Meeting ID: 202 577 8431       Password:  254224
Other phones, dial 1-646-876-9923, when prompted enter Meeting ID:  202-577-8431.

Friendly Bible Study, July 24, 12:00 pm.  (1st & 3rd Sundays)
For more information contact David Etheridge, email: david.etheridge22@gmail.com

Staying in TouchTo be included in the FMW’s Directory and email lists, or to update your information, send an email including your contact information to: admin@quakersdc.org
Access FMW’s community Directory from Quakersdc.org.   Log-in ID: FMW.  Password is Discern.

FMW’s office is open most days during regular business hours, but it's helpful if you email or call ahead so staff can be sure to meet you.  Contact: Admin@QuakersDC.org or call: 202.483.3310.


Young Adult Friends - Is seeking new co-conveners!  Anyone (aged 18-40) interested in learning more, joining the YAF email list–or taking a role–contact Rebecca, email: RebeccaLeeNelson99@gmail.com

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

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

If you have maintenance concerns, please contact Property Committee co-clerks, Ken Forsberg, KLForsberg@gmail.com, cell: (202) 294-1954, or Michael Wood, michaelhbwood@gmail.com 

Links to other Quaker Events and News:

- QuakerBooks of FGC- Book Musings

- Friends United Meetings (FUM) video series “Walking in the Way,” (4 min each)
  Released Thursdays on FUM’s FaceBook page, YouTube channel, Instagram feed

- Pendle Hill - Upcoming Events

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