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Memphis Friends Meeting - Visitors Are Welcome

Memphis Friends Meeting (Quaker)

The best way to find out if silent, or unprogrammed, worship speaks to your condition is to experience it. Everyone is welcome! It is our intent to affirm and acknowledge the wholeness of all people, including their gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

Meeting Times

11 am Sundays (currently online during the Delta Variant surge, with plans to return to hybrid worship in the future)

Noon Monday through Saturday (currently online)

Parking is available on Prescott.

All bathrooms are single-occupancy gender neutral.

Our email address [email protected] is checked daily.

What's New

At the October 17 Meeting for Worship, the clerk shared FGC queries:

Do you seek to understand where a person’s words come from when those words are strange or disturbing to you? Do you listen patiently and seek the truth that other people’s thoughts may contain for you? As you learn from others, are you willing to share with them what you in turn have learned? 

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Now through October 31, Quaker parents are invited to sign up for Quaker Parent Mutual Support Groups that will take place on Zoom beginning in November. The initiative is sponsored by New York Yearly Meeting, Friends United Meeting, and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, but ALL Quaker parents are welcome to participate.

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At the October 10 meeting for worship, the Clerk shared a passage from the poem Revelation by John Greenleaf Whittier:

I fear no more. The clouded face

Of Nature smiles; through all her things

Of time and space and sense I trace

The moving of the Spirit's wings,

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On World Quaker Day 2021, our clerk used the query "How has your Quaker belief given you strength and resilience?" at the Meeting for Worship. That evening, two Memphis Friends joined the FWCC Section of the Americas worship online. They spotted Friends from Bolivia, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, the UK, the US, Uruguay, and Venezuela. One Memphis Friend noted, "This was the first time I heard Quaker terminology spoken in Spanish.

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Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 31 2021.
10/26/2021 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Laura will be present for silent worship in the virtual meeting room in the virtual meetinghouse every day (except Sunday) from 12 - 12:30. 
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Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 31 2021.
10/27/2021 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Laura will be present for silent worship in the virtual meeting room in the virtual meetinghouse every day (except Sunday) from 12 - 12:30. 
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Worship with us!

Memphis Friends Meeting
3387 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38111
United States
Meeting Times: 

11 am Sundays (currently online during the Delta Variant surge, with plans to return to hybrid worship in the future)

Noon Monday through Saturday (currently online)

Parking is available on Prescott.

All bathrooms are single-occupancy gender neutral.

Our email address [email protected] is checked daily.