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BETHESDA FRIENDS MEETING
Religious Society of Friends
P.O. Box 30152, Bethesda MD 20824
301-986-8681 info@bethesdafriends.org
www.bethesdafriends.org

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Welcome to the Bethesda Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). We are a congregation of about 150 families and individuals seeking divine guidance.

Please join us for worship during our regularly scheduled meeting times. We provide child care for infants and toddlers as well as First Day School (Sunday School) for Pre-K through High School and an Adult Religious Education program. Our Meeting room is air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. Directions are available for those interested in driving or using public transportation. The calendar contains information about committee activities and events of interest. We regularly update the calendar, so check back often!  

Want more information? Send email to info@bethesdafriends.org or call us at 301-986-8681.

Our Meeting is a one of a group of "monthly" Meetings that make up Baltimore Yearly Meeting. To learn more about that larger association and the component Meetings in this general area, we suggest visiting the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Website.

To learn more about Quakerism in general, we suggest you visit the Friends General Conference Website.

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It is now possible to make a charitable contribution to BFM directly from this Web site.

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We meet for worship each first day (Sunday)
at 11:00 AM.
Important Dates in 2014

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Recent Updaes
Library Committee Annual Report
Pastoral Care Committee Annual Report
BYM Interim Report
Spiritual State of the Meeting Report
Friends General Conference Annual Report
Recorder's Annual Report
DC Peace and Economic Justice Program Report
Advancement & Outreach Committee Annual Report
Hospitality Committee Annual Report
Ministry and Worship Committee Annual Report
Peace and Social Justice Committee Annual Report
BYM Annual Report
BYM 2013 Epistles


Read about how BFM members and attenders are putting their faith into practice.
A Quaker Response to Mass Incarceration
BFM Peace Epistle
Bethesda Friends in Action!
Immigration Reform
July 2014
Query: Young People
How do we provide young people with explicit guidelines in a Quaker faith and practice? In what way do we honor that of God in children and young people? How do we share our deepest beliefs with children while leaving them free to develop as the spirit of God may lead them?

Quote:
I saw, also, that there was an ocean of darkness and death; but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness. In that also I saw the infinite love of God, and I had great openings. -- George Fox

Social Concerns Box
The July/August Social Concerns box is for the Literacy Council of Montgomery County, an adult literacy organization that has been serving Montgomery County for 51 years. The Literacy Council teaches functional literacy skills to 1,500 adults through one-on- one tutoring and classroom instruction. Over 700 volunteer tutors are trained to provide basic literacy and ESL instruction to 900 adult learners, and 600 additional learners participate in intensive ESL classes. There are over 400 more adults on the waiting list for services. Contributions help expand the service so that more Montgomery County residents can improve their English literacy and, thus, their lives. For details visit: www.literacycouncilmcmd.org or call 301-610-0030.

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