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.

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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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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