In the past year Shepherdstown celebrated the change in its status from an Allowed to a Preparative Meeting. We are grateful to Frederick Monthly Meeting for their continued care and assistance.
Many of our joys and challenges during the past year stem from the same source: the continued growth in attendance. Often more than twenty people attend Meeting for Worship on First Day. We have had to rearrange the chairs in rows instead of in a large circle to accommodate our vibrant and growing community. We note that we may have to look for a larger meeting space than the bookstore where we currently gather if the trend continues. Continue reading