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Roanoke Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

Welcome/Welcome Back Celebration

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“Welcome/Welcome back Celebration” on October 6 at the Friends Meeting- house, 505 Day Av.

Schedule will be:

10:30 AM Meeting for Worship

11:30 am Introductions?Announcements

Noon  Potluck meal

1 pm Panel - Experienced Friends will speak on Quakerism

The panel will consist of Katherine Smith of Maury River Meeting speaking about Quaker beliefs; Ken Stockbridge of patapsco Meeting speaking about Quaker worship; and Sue Williams of Roanoke Meeting speaking about Quaker ser- vice. Each will share their thoughts on those topics for 15 minutes. There will be 15 minutes at the end for questions and answers.

Katherine Smith is a founding member of Maury River Meeting. Ken Stockbridge is the presiding Clerk of baltimore yearly Meeting, a regional association of 53 Quaker Meetings and Worship Groups. Sue Williams is a political mediator and was a representative of Quaker peace & Service in botswana, Uganda, East Africa, and Northern Ireland.

Feel free to come for the whole time or for just part of the time. We will have plenty of food so don’t feel you need to bring anything to the potluck. We will provide religious education for children and childcare during the panel.

Please spread the word about the “Welcome/Welcome back Celebration”. It should be an enjoyable and interesting day!

Gary Sandman & Kim Millirons

Roanoke Friends Advancement and Outreach Committee

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:00pm

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