Bethesda Friends Meeting

Visiting Bethesda Friends Meeting (BFM)

WORSHIP

COVID-19 Meeting Information

Bethesda Friends are worshiping together

on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. via two venues 

  1. Indoors in the Meetinghouse at the Sidwell Friends Lower School, 
  2. Online via Zoom. 
    • Click here for more details about BFM Covid restrictions and information about our weekly activities and worship
    • Child Care for ages 6 months-pre-K is available in the Child Care room (lower level in the Meetinghouse).  during 11:00 a.m. worship.  See information and guidelines here.  
    • First Day School meets September through mid-June on the first and third Sundays during 11:00 a.m. worship for fully vaccinated teachers and children in grades K-8.  Please see the FDS schedule and guidelines in our weekly bulletin. 
          The BFM Meeting House

          Bethesda Friends (Quakers) gather together for about an hour each Sunday morning. We call this Meeting for Worship. Most people attend the 11:00 a.m. Meeting for Worship.

          Sunday Schedule:

          11:00 - Worship begins. Everyone is urged to arrive a little early to get settled in the Meeting room. Extra seating is available in the adjacent Library. (Child care for infants-preK is available.)

          Children K-8 attend First Day School for Religious Education programs.

          12:15 - If Covid restrictions allow food to be served, there will be refreshments in the Library or a potluck lunch. See our weekly events for more details. 

          LOCATION: All Meetings for Worship are in the Meetinghouse on the Sidwell Friends Lower School campus.

          Please see our detailed schedule or our Calendar for more information and periodic changes.

          Adult Religious Education (ARE) Programs

          Announcements during a BFM Meeting

          Various groups and committees at BFM arrange information and discussion classes on 1-2 Sundays each month during the school year, usually at 9:15 or 9:30 a.m. Please click here for upcoming programs or check our Calendar & Newsletter.


          If you have any questions,
          please see our FAQs or CONTACT US
          .

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          Bethesda Friends Meeting

          Mailing Address:
          P.O. Box 30152, Bethesda MD 20824

          Our Meetinghouse is on the campus of the Sidwell Friends Lower School at the intersection of Edgemoor Lane and Beverly Road in Bethesda, Maryland

          We are a member organization of the Religious Society of Friends

          www.bethesdafriends.org
          301-986-8681
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