Birmingham Friends Meeting

Welcome to Birmingham Friends Meeting

We are an active, caring community of families and individuals of all ages who come together to worship in the tradition of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Each Sunday we gather in Meeting for Worship to listen for the still, small voice of God stirring within us. Meeting for Worship includes our children for the first 30 minutes after which they attend a Children & Youth Program. Nursery care is available for younger children.

We are guided in our lives by our Quaker Testimonies on Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Stewardship. We welcome those who wish to join us.

Birmingham Friends Meeting: What Newcomers Appreciate About Us
Meeting Calendar
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Meeting Times

If you wish to join us for meeting for worship, please read our safety Guidelines for Blended Worship by clicking on the link. To join either of our virtual meetings for worship, please email the office at [email protected] to request a link. You may also call (610) 793-1734. Please be patient. You may not receive a response to emails or calls on the weekend.

Hours of Meeting
Sunday worship is at 10:00 AM. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our regular Sunday worship is taking place virtually and, with limited capacity, in-person at the meeting house. Both of these meetings are linked for an inclusive experience. We also now offer mid-week vitual worship on Wednesdays at 4 pm. Our children and youth programs are currently taking place, with most activities planned for outdoors during our regular worship, weather permitting. Please use this link to view our schedule of topics for the kids. Our Monthly meeting for business takes place on the first Sunday of the month, and is currently held virtually at 12:30 pm. Please contact the office for the links and passcodes to join our virtual meetings.

What's New

Birmingham Meeting                                                                                September 2018

Meeting Secretary Responsibilities

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The following is from an opening exercise given at Birmingham Meeting by West Chester Friends School's Head Brian Fahey.

An excerpt:

Continuing Revelation
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Birmingham Friends Meeting: What newcomers appreciate about us

Quakerism originates in Christianity.
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Signature Image: 

Click on the links below for Birmingham's Manual of Procedures and Bylaws.

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The Cadbury Library of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has given Birmingham Friends Meeting a selection of books to add to our holdings from their duplicate collection. Please see these new titles on the library shelf and consider checking them out! Your review of these, or any book, is always welcome and will be added to our online library catalog at http://www.librarything.com/catalog/BirmFrdsMtg 

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Check these out!

All the books in our library are cataloged online at http://www.librarything.com/catalog/BirmFrdsMtg

Bibles:

Funk, Robert W., The Five Gospels, What Did Jesus Really Say?, 1996, Gift Book

By & About Quakers:

FCNL, The World We Seek, 2013, Gift of Haverford Monthly Meeting

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Worship with us!

610-793-1734
1245 Birmingham Road
West Chester, PA 19382
United States
Meeting Times: 

If you wish to join us for meeting for worship, please read our safety Guidelines for Blended Worship by clicking on the link. To join either of our virtual meetings for worship, please email the office at [email protected] to request a link. You may also call (610) 793-1734. Please be patient. You may not receive a response to emails or calls on the weekend.

Hours of Meeting
Sunday worship is at 10:00 AM. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our regular Sunday worship is taking place virtually and, with limited capacity, in-person at the meeting house. Both of these meetings are linked for an inclusive experience. We also now offer mid-week vitual worship on Wednesdays at 4 pm. Our children and youth programs are currently taking place, with most activities planned for outdoors during our regular worship, weather permitting. Please use this link to view our schedule of topics for the kids. Our Monthly meeting for business takes place on the first Sunday of the month, and is currently held virtually at 12:30 pm. Please contact the office for the links and passcodes to join our virtual meetings.

Learn more!
Would you like to learn more about Quakerism? 

Visit Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 
or  Birmingham's About Quakers and Worship page.

You can also visit our Links to other Quaker organizations page.

How to support Birmingham Friends Meeting financially
Make a donation to Birmingham Friends Meeting. 

Following the link will take you to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Contribution page where you can select Birmingham Friends Meeting in the Monthly or Quarterly Meeting Contribution section

Commonly Referenced Documents
If you're a member or attender of Birmingham Friends Meeting, and are registered for our website, you can click here to access commonly used documents.