Category Archives: Peace and Social Concerns

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee identifies some specific service projects that promote greater peace and social justice in the community. The committee looks for service opportunities that can involve the whole Meeting and ways to support those who have individual leadings. The committee explores ways to promote peaceful means of resolving conflicts as well.

9/24/2017 at Noon Patapsco Celebrates International Peace Day

The United Nations established Peace Day in 1981. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. The theme is based on the Together global campaign that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to … Continue reading

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Saturday, Jan 21 – 10am-5pm – Women’s March on Washington

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee is gathering a group who want to attend the March together. Interested? Contact us Note that Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Staff will be available in front of the FCNL building in Washington … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sept 25 at 12:30 pm Peace Day Celebration

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by the United Nations, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 2 Serving Lunch at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore

Join us Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm to serve at Our Daily Bread, the largest soup kitchen in Maryland. The Peace and Social Concerns Committee is organizing another opportunity for direct service. Meet at 8am at Hebron House … Continue reading

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