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New Opt-out Policy for Photos and Videos on the Website

From the Website Committee:  To better promote the life of our meeting on the website, the website committee has established an opt-out policy for photos and videos.  Any Friend who does not want pictures or videos of themselves or their children on the meeting website should notify the website committee in one of the following ways: Fill out the electronic opt-out form on the website, located here Download, print and fill out the paper form, located here Fill out a paper form…

Adult Spiritual Education Programs for the Fall of 2017

The Adult Spiritual Education Committee has planned a series of sessions for the Fall that will allow members of our community to share their spiritual journeys, interests, and gifts. Mark your calendars and plan on attending as many as you can. The sessions will be held in the Community Room and will begin at 9:30 and conclude by 10:45 in time for Meeting for Worship. September 24 The Modern Plague: Voices and Images of the Early AIDS Epidemic Presenters: Betsy…

RFM Booth at VA PrideFest 2017

As part of Richmond Friends Meeting’s support and welcome for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions, the Visibility Coordinators, in collaboration with the Ministry and Worship Committee, have registered for a booth at VA PrideFest 2017. This year, PrideFest will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 12-8 pm on Brown’s Island. PrideFest is a free, family-friendly event with vendors, food, activities and entertainment, organized and operated by Virginia Pride to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in…

Friendly 8s (with something NEW!)

Maybe you’re wondering how to get to know people better at Meeting. The Answer:  Join a Friendly 8.  Friendly 8s are self-governing groups of eight people (more or less) who come together, typically once a month for a few months, somewhere other than our meetinghouse. You can sign up to join a Friendly 8 on forms in the back foyer. Anyone can suggest a topic/activity.  That person agrees to convene the group for its first meet-up.  The group decides how…

Exhibit Opening at Richmond Public Library

Betsy Brinson, longtime member and current Historian of Richmond Friends Meeting, has collaborated with photographer Kathy Yost Benham to create an exhibit titled The Modern Plague: Voices and Images of the Early Aids Epidemic that will open at the Main Branch of the Richmond Public Library (101 E. Franklin) this Friday, August 4: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. More information is available here.

Spiritual Formation Program 2017-2018

Registration is open! The Baltimore Yearly Meeting Spiritual Formation Program invites its participants into a deeper spiritual experience through retreats, spiritual community, reading spiritual classics, and individual spiritual practices.  The opening BYM retreat is September 8-10 (Friday evening through Sunday lunch) at Priest Field Center in West Virginia; car pools will be organized.  If you would like to learn more about the Spiritual Formation Program or register for the opening retreat, visit the BYM site: https://www.bym-rsf.org/events/spiritform/ The Spiritual Formation Program…