Sunday, 10/26/2014 – Friendly Sing at Patapsco

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Friendly Sing-Along

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
9 am-4 pm

Both shy and sure singers are welcome!
This gathering is not about bringing strong singers together—
it’s about joining our voices together in a community singing with love. Continue reading

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4/5/2014 – Friendly Sing at Charlottesville

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BYM Friendly Sing

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Saturday, April 5, 2014
10 am-4 pm
Potluck lunch at 12:30

A Musical & Quakerly Potpourri

some shape note songs,
some rounds,
some simple chants of Quaker sayings,
some peace songs,
a couple of [new] Christmas songs
and
hymns by request from the Quaker hymnal

Local leaders:
Hank & Frances Schutz
Barbarie Hill
Jon Nafziger
Zach Bullock
And others as Way opens…

Bring your Rise Up Singing and Sacred Harp books
if you have them, please – & instruments if you like

Charlottesville Friends Meeting
1104 Forest St Charlottesville VA 22903

For information, use our contact form.

Overnight hospitality & child care may be available if requested ahead of time

Travel Directions

From the North:

From US 29 in Charlottesville, turn east onto Barracks Road. **Follow on Barracks, which becomes Preston, for about one mile uphill and down, to the intersection with Forest (one short block after the light at Rose Hill). Go left onto Forest about four blocks. The Meeting House is at the end of the street on the right. Park in the adjoining Murray School lot.

From the West [including all of the Shenandoah Valley area]:

Take I-64 to exit 118, US 29 N. Exit onto Barracks Road, going East. Cross US 29 at traffic light, and follow from **

From the South [Lynchburg, etc.]:

On Rte 29, go to Barracks Road exit, going East. Cross US 29 at traffic light, and follow from **

From the East:

Take I-64 to exit 125, US 250 West. Cross the Rivanna River, go through the construction mess at the light at McIntire Rd, and take the next exit, onto Rugby Avenue. Go west to the light, turn left onto Rose Hill Drive. At the bottom of the hill, turn left onto Rivanna St. This ends in the Murray School parking lot.

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Upcoming Sing-Along Opportunities

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Come Sing with Friends!

Several Quaker sing-alongs will be happening at different Meetings over the next few months:

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5/11/2013 – Quaker Quest Workshop for all Meetings

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An invitation to explore…

Quaker Quest

A dynamic and transformative inreach and outreach process
based on the experience that
the Quaker way is a spiritual path for our time that is

simple, radical, and contemporary. Continue reading

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Three Sings Coming Up in February and March!

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Come Sing with Friends!

Singing is breaking out all over in Baltimore Yearly Meeting!  Three Quaker sings will be happening at different meetings over the next few months:

Come for all or any part of any day (or all!).
Bring your songbooks, if you have them.

No Special Skills needed!
just a desire to become part of a singing community for an afternoon! Continue reading

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Saturday, 11/3/2012 Come Sing with Friends at Langley Hill

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Come Sing with Friends!

at Langley Hill Meeting

Saturday, November 3, from 9:30 a.m. on Continue reading

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Saturday, 6/2/2012 – Friendly Sing-In at Friends Meeting of Washington

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Meeting for Singing

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Saturday, June 2

Registration at 9:30 am;
Singing from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friends Meeting of Washington
2111 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC Continue reading

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10/29/2011 – Saturday – 9:30-5 – Friendly Sing-in at Baltimore-Stony Run

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Hymns, Harmonies…and More!

The first Sing-in in April 2011 was a success! Over 50 Friends participated for all or part of the day. This second Sing-in will offer another opportunity for a time of celebration and community-building through song. We will offer a sampling of styles, including spiritual hymns, heavenly harmonies, Sacred Harp, and more. Both shy and sure singers are welcome! This gathering is not about bringing strong singers together—it’s about joining our voices together in a community singing with love.

Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Stony Run Friends Meeting (directions) Continue reading

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Interchange – Spring 2011

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Yes, Quakers do sing!! The all-day BYM Friendly Sing-in was held at Sandy Spring Friends Meeting on Saturday April 2. A total of fifty-four Friends(!) participated for all or part of the day. It was a joyous time of celebration and community-building through song. Participants shared spiritual hymns, heavenly harmonies, sacred chants (modern Quaker style), and more. Stay tuned for future events. If you would like to be on the email list for notification of future events, please send an email to bymfriendlysingin@gmail.com. If you are interested in more singing during Annual Session, sign up for Ruth Fitz’s workshop on Friday afternoon, number F11.

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4/2, 9:30-5 – Friendly Sing-In at Sandy Spring

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Dear Friends,

We have heard over the years how many of us would like to do more
singing.  Well, here’s a great chance to do it!  And spread the word.

April 2 – Saturday

Baltimore Yearly Meeting Friendly Sing-in
at Sandy Spring Friends Meeting

Join us for a time of celebration and community-building through song
… sharing hymns, spiritual harmonies, Sacred Chants (modern Quaker style), and more!  Both shy and sure singers are welcome! This gathering is not about bringing strong singers together – it’s about joining our voices together in a community singing with love.

The Sing-in begins at 9:30 am and runs until 5 pm.

Registration is requested by March 26, 2011 to ensure the availability of
lunch.

For more information, including the registration form, see the website
http://sites.google.com/site/bymfriendlysingin/ or contact Tracy
Haidar. (717-633-5478 or bymfriendlysingin@gmail.com)

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