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Roanoke Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

Welcome/Welcome Back Celebration 2020

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Dear Friends/friends,


New to Quaker Meeting?  Never been to Friends Meeting but curious about what Quakers believe?  Haven’t been to Friends Meeting in a while?  Have friends who are interested in Quakers?


Roanoke Friends Meeting will gather for a “Welcome/Welcome Back Celebration” on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 PM, through Zoom.


Schedule will be:

7 PM           Meeting for Worship

7:15 PM    Panel-Experienced Friends will speak about Quakerism

7:45 PM    Questions-and-answers


The panel will consist of Heidi Koring of Lynchburg Meeting speaking about Quaker beliefs; Greg Robb of Friends Meeting of Washington speaking about Quaker worship; and Rita Willett of Richmond Meeting speaking about Quaker service.  


Heidi Koring is a member of the Roanoke/Lynchburg Ministry and Counsel Committee and was the Director of Academic Advising at the University of Lynchburg.  Rita Willett is a member of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Ministry and Pastoral Care Committee and is a prison chaplain at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland.  Greg Robb is the Co-Clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Ministry and Pastoral Care Committee and is a journalist for the Washington Post.


Please spread the word about the “Welcome/Welcome Back Celebration”.  It should be an enjoyable and interesting event!


For more information: 540-492-3582 or [email protected].


Roanoke Friends Advancement and Outreach Committee: Kim Millirones, Gary Sandman, Joy Sylvester-Johnson, Mark Stanisic