We welcome you to our Meeting for Worship in the hope that through our shared experience each of us may increase in inward peace and joy, understanding and strength.
Please feel at ease; you are among friends. There are no outward forms to be observed. In the quiet let your spirit join with ours. From whatever may be spoken, gain all you can. At the end of the hour let us greet you.
Meeting for Worship begins at 10:00 a.m. On the second Sunday of the month worship begins at 9:30 a.m., (except July & August) and is followed by Meeting for Worship with a concern for Business at 10:30 a.m.
6410 Georgetown Pike,
P.O. Box 387,
McLean, VA 22101
Worship: Sunday 10:00 a.m.
We have a spiritual realm of awareness that unites us all.
What keeps us together as a community is love.
Meeting for Worship continues to be the focal point for our community. We vary in our leanings toward silence and our understanding of the place of vocal ministry, but we seek to maintain loving dialogue about how our worship time can best serve our spiritual wellbeing. As one response to a felt need, a member initiated a monthly “midweek meeting for directed worship” guided by queries from Faith and Practice. Some Friends are touched when Friends feel safe enough to speak of things they have long struggled with personally. Other Friends prefer ministry spoken from clarity and Light rather than struggle. But all value silence between spoken messages and seek continuing revelation in the midst of worship. Continue reading
Since moving back in September 2009, it has been a joy to be in our historic building with the same familiar cherished meeting room but a completely new addition at the back: more classrooms, a large foyer, a “gathering room” with expanded library space, and an elevator up to two classrooms and down to the reconfigured basement. There we have a large community room with expanded kitchen facilities, classrooms, and a nursery. All this was shared on March 26 with those attending Interim Meeting. Continue reading
Coming to meeting makes me feel whole, not fragmented.
The Spirit is manifested at the moment I enter the Meeting House
and am greeted by the silence.
This was a challenging year for Langley Hill Friends Meeting. Much of the year we met at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, while our meeting house in McLean, Virginia, underwent a renovation. This sojourn had both positive and negative sides. On the up side, we received support from various Quaker bodies in the area, most notably Sidwell Friends itself, which served as a gracious and flexible host. Continue reading