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Miami Friends Meeting

Welcome to Miami Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, known to most people as Quakers. Our faith and practices are based on the belief that every person has a divine spark, often called the Inner Light, which is available to guide us towards doing what is right. It is this basic belief that leads us to oppose war and to work actively for peace and justice.

In practice, we sit in silence in our meeting for worship until someone feels certain they have been given a divine message meant to be shared with everyone present. In a Friends meeting, there may be a wide range of ideas about the nature of divinity, names used, and sources of inspiration, including but not exclusively the Bible, the writings of George Fox, the man who started Quakerism, and other sacred texts and inspired contemporary writings.

Meeting Times

Firstday (Sunday)
Meeting for Worship 10:30am-11:30am
Firstday School 10:30am-11:30am
Adult Education 9:30am-10:30am 

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What's New

The American Friends Service Committee’s Miami office threw a party Saturday night (December 16th, 2017) to celebrate AFSC’s 100th birthday, lighting up the Miami Friends Meeting like “a big happy house,” as a Friend described. Lots of faces were lit up too with, especially the little ones,’ thrilled by the pinata, the balloons, the lights moving and blinking like fireflies. Mariachis rang out and Haitian drummers and singers reverberated across the patio and into the outdoors where a food truck prepared delicious tacos and burritos. The meetinghouse inside and out was transformed.

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Myrtle Josephine Burke

 

August 8th, 1919 to October 23rd, 2017

Family Remembrances

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Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) wants everyone to know that mini-grants are available to Quaker meetings and partner organizations.

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There is a new website called QUAKERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE WORLDWIDE (https://quakersandclimatechange.com) which will serve as a portal for resources on climate change action. 

For more info see our resources page or visit the site directly where you can sign up for a newsletter.

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Many Quakers have felt led to take action in relation to climate change caused by human activities, recognising that it is a fundamental challenge facing humankind, and a symptom of our broken relationship with the Earth.

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On Firstday (Sunday), May 15th Miami Friends Meeting approved the following statement:

Draft SEYM Statement on Climate Change and Environmental Protection

Faith statement on Care for the Earth

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Worship with us!

(305) 661-7374
Miami Friends Meeting
1185 Sunset Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33143
United States
Meeting Times: 

Firstday (Sunday)
Meeting for Worship 10:30am-11:30am
Firstday School 10:30am-11:30am
Adult Education 9:30am-10:30am 

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