|General|| LOCAL QUAKERS INVITE THE COMMUNITY TO HOMECOMING CELEBRATION AUGUST 25
The Hopewell Centre Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends will be holding its Annual Homecoming celebration on Sunday, August 25, from 10 A.M – 2 P.M. at Hopewell Meetinghouse, 604 Hopewell Road, Clearbrook, VA 22624. This all-ages event is free and open to the public. A picnic lunch will be provided. The purpose of this yearly event is to welcome friends—old and new— to mark the end of a bountiful harvest and remember families and Homecomings past. The day‘s events are as follows: 10 A.M –Silent Worship in the manner of Friends 11 A.M. – Informal ‘meet and greet’ with sharing of Hopewell memories Noon – Picnic lunch & friendship gathering. (Bring along a chair.) Events will take place in and around Hopewell Centre Meeting’s newly renovated, landmark meetinghouse. This house of worship, a 254-year-old limestone structure, is the oldest — in continuous use since built — in Frederick County. Throughout the day, guests may explore the historical building— its library, graveyard and beautiful grounds.