Category Archives: Advancement & Outreach

The Advancement and Outreach Committee (A&O) helps ensure that newcomers can find our Meeting and feel welcomed. Our mission is to nurture the awareness, knowledge, and understanding of Quakerism to those inside and outside our Meeting, whether new to Quakerism or not so new. Our activities have included: obtaining signs and advertising; creating and gathering literature for the newcomer packet and literature rack; and offering study and discussion group opportunities for Friends.

Emma & Tom Byrne Peace Award

The Emma & Tom Byrne Peace Award is established to recognize Howard County students working to promote peace and peaceful resolution of conflict. The Byrnes, originally from Scotland, members of Sandy Spring Friends and Patapsco Friends Meetings, were enthusiastically involved … Continue reading

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Real S.P.I.C.E.S.: Quaker Testimonies

Starting April 26th at Noon! Join us on the fourth Sunday at noon for a series of discussions about our Quaker Testimonies: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, Sustainability

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Peace Day – Sunday, Sept 21 – Meditation and Mindfulness as a Path to Peace!

September 21st was set aside as the International Day of Peace by the United Nations in 2002. The assembly declared that the day should be observed as a day of global ceasefire and non-violence. What: Patapsco Friends Meeting will offer … Continue reading

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Check out our new brochure!

Patapsco’s Advancement and Outreach Committee has completed the design of a new brochure and had them printed.  Copies are available at the Meeting; click here for an electronic version. The brochure is designed primarily as an invitation to worship with … Continue reading

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