Interchange – Fall 2009

It’s been a quiet late Spring and Summer at Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting. Shan Holt, the new director of the Sandy Spring Museum shared her vision for the Museum with the Meeting on May 31. Shan is seeking to build on the museum’s two abiding strengths – the importance of local history in regional, national and international historical narratives and the love that the Sandy Spring community feels for both history and the museum. Among the historical narratives that the museum chronicles is Sandy Spring’s role as an epicenter of the Underground Railroad in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Spiritual State of the Meeting – 2008

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting plays a vital role in the spiritual life of many members and seekers. There is a sense of continuity from the generations who have worshiped here before us.

We come together as Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting (SSMM) with different understandings of Quakerism and varied expectations of what it means to be a Quaker, how a Quaker Meeting should work, how we should make decisions, what a Quaker community should provide for members and attenders, how much time and financial support we should give to the Meeting.
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