Monthly Archives: October 2007

Interchange – Fall 2007 – Pipe Creek

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Pipe Creek Friends have seen a steady increase in attendance over the past year due to the activities of members and attenders moved to share their portion of The Light. Gwen Handler, a teacher at Sandy Spring Friends School was … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Patuxent

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Several significant happenings have enriched the life of Patuxent Friends community in recent months. After a number of years in planning, Friends completed the first phase of our memorial/meditation garden on Meeting House property this summer. We gathered on hand-crafted … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Patapsco

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Patapsco Friends Meeting has recently developed and implemented a clearness committee process for our youth at about thirteen years of age. Each committee consists of a combination of young and older PFM participants. Five of our young Friends have met … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Maury River

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Maury River Friends will hold an open house for the community at the end of ninth month in celebration of 12 years in our Meeting House. We have also recently deposited our records from 1983 – 2003 with the Friends Historical Library at … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Hopewell Centre

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Hopewell Centre Meeting has seen a flurry of community- building activities take place over the last few months. Friendly 8s gatherings, now on-going, have done much to foster personal and spiritual relationships among members and attenders. Our new Seekers’ Group, … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Charlottesville

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Charlottesville Friends have benefited from several recent visitors. In June we welcomed David Niyonzima of Burundi, the founder of Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Services (THARS), who was here as scholar in residence at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Our … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Annapolis

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Annapolis Friends are having a series of adult education programs featuring individual members sharing their spiritual journeys. These presentations and the discussion afterward have been very rich and varied. John Salzberg, a member of Bethesda Friends Meeting and of the … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Alexandria

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Woodlawn Friends began the summer with our now traditional children’s picnic. The Children’s Religious Education Program organizes an annual picnic on our lawn that ends the CRE school year. This June, we all enjoyed the fresh air fellowship as well … Continue reading

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Interchange – Fall 2007 – Adelphi

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June 2nd found our community out in full force for Strawberry Festival, our largest fundraiser. We were able to have a white elephant sale, clothing sale, silent auction, baked goods and plants, a café for lunch and strawberry confections, a … Continue reading

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