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Birmingham (AL) Friends Meeting

Who we are:

The Birmingham Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends is an unprogrammed, non-pastoral Quaker Meeting.

Our Quaker umbrella organizations are The Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association (SAYMA) and the Friends General Conference (FGC).

We are located at 4413 5th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222, two blocks east of Avondale Park. We meet in a white two story house that is the last house on the right before 5th Avenue runs into Crestwood Blvd. Parking is in the back of the house or on 6th Avenue behind the meeting house.

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Meeting Times

Silent Hour/Quaker Worship   10am Sunday

Forum 11:15am Sunday

What's New

1. Do I center my life in an awareness of God’s presence so that all things take their rightful place?

2. Do I live simply, and promote the right sharing of the world’s bounty?

3. Do I keep my life uncluttered with things and activities, avoiding commitments beyond my strength and light?

4. How do I maintain simplicity, moderation, and honesty in my speech, my manner of living, and my daily work?

5. Do I recognize when I have enough?

6. Is the life of our Meeting so ordered that it helps us to simplify our lives?

Event Date: 
03/01/2019 - 3:30pm to 03/02/2019 - 3:30pm

Read-A-Thon at Desert Island Supply Company (DISCO).  Time for our reading is yet to be determined

1. Are meetings for business held in a spirit of worship, understanding and forbearance? 
2. When direction seems lacking, is this seen as a challenge to a more prayerful search for truth? 
3. Do we humbly set aside our own preconceived notions as to proper action, seeking instead Divine guidance as to the right course? 
4. Is the Meeting aware that it speaks not only through its actions but also through its failure to act?

The Simple Supper that was scheduled for Friday the 25th has been postponed due to illness

Event Date: 
02/24/2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

To launch our Advocacy Team, we’re hosting a workshop with the support of Birmingham Friends Meeting and the Friends Committee on National Legislation.  Sarah Freeman-Woolpert is coming from Washington to help us organize and ge


* Work to create multi-part state

* Work to eliminate extreme gerrymandering and voter suppression laws in Alabama

* Work to make the Alabama Legislature fair and just, adopting and enforcing a code of ethics


You are welcome here!

205-592-0570. [email protected]
Birmingham Friends Meeting
4413 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222
United States
Meeting Times: 

Silent Hour/Quaker Worship   10am Sunday

Forum 11:15am Sunday