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Santa Monica Friends Meeting

Welcome to Santa Monica Friends Meeting!

Santa Monica Friends Meeting is part of the Religious Society of Friends (also known as Quakers). Our meetings for worship are held in expectant silence with no formal program or clergy. Each worshiper seeks to listen to the Spirit of God within. If that spirit brings to any of us a message that seems clearly to speak to the condition of others, we may rise to give that message as vocal ministry.

As Friends we endeavor to translate our religious beliefs into everyday life, seeking to “let our lives speak.” Simplicity, equality, integrity, and peace/nonviolence are ideals toward which we strive both in our lives and in the world.

Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we invite you to join us in silent worship and reflection.

Most of our meetings (meetings for worship, committee meetings, etc) are meeting via Zoom currently, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

We have scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Sundays, 10:00 AM official start time, closing at approx Noon.

We have also scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Thursday nights, 6:00 pm official start time, closing at approx 7:00 pm.

The 2nd & 4th Friday of every month, we also have our women's group via Zoom. Start time is 7:00 pm, closing at approx 8:00 pm. 

If you would like to take part in any of these meetings, please email us at [email protected] for the codes/links.

We have begun a hybrid/in-person meeting for our Sunday morning meetings for worship. For that, we are currently requiring all in-person attenders to wear masks & show proof of full vaccination. If you are interested in this option, please email us at [email protected]

 

 

Meeting Times

BELOW IS OUR REGULAR SCHEDULE. PLEASE SEE OUR UPDATES REGARDING COVID RESTRICTIONS.

Silent Meeting for Worship 10:00 – 11:00 am

First Day Children's School 10:15 – 11:00 am

Fellowship After Meeting for Worship 11:00 am

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What's New

Adult Education is delighted to present our contemplative reading group focused upon Parker Palmer's A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life this coming First Day, 1/16/2022 at 8:30 a.m. for an hour via Zoom. Please email us if you'd like the Zoom link at [email protected]

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Please join us on Sun, Jan 16 at 1:00 pm via Zoom to help us establish priorities for our lobbyists in Washington. Meanwhile, take a look at the resources and the guide on FCNL's website to guide our discernment process. (The links are below.) We look forward to seeing you then! For the Zoom info, please email us at [email protected]
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Sun, Jan 9 - we have two meetings scheduled. Both are via Zoom. At 10:00 am, we have our regular meeting for worship. At noon, we have our business meeting. We will not have any in person options for Jan 9. Please email us for the Zoom info, if you are interested ([email protected]).

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We will have our first adult ed session of the year about Quaker spiritual journeys this Sunday (January 2, 2022) at noon via Zoom. 
Stan will present about his spiritual journey and will start and end with the hymn, "Take Off Your Shoes," from Exodus 3.5.
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Our adult ed program would like to invite you to please join us for an hour with this wonderful selection about early Quaker visionary women! For the Zoom info, please email us at [email protected]
Here's the reading: 

Adult Education Reading Group

First Day, December 19, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom

Santa Monica Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

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Worship with us!

310-828-4069
1440 Harvard Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
Meeting Times: 

BELOW IS OUR REGULAR SCHEDULE. PLEASE SEE OUR UPDATES REGARDING COVID RESTRICTIONS.

Silent Meeting for Worship 10:00 – 11:00 am

First Day Children's School 10:15 – 11:00 am

Fellowship After Meeting for Worship 11:00 am

View Calendar

COVID-19 Updates

UPDATE AS OF DECEMBER 16, 2021

Most of our meetings (meetings for worship, committee meetings, etc) are meeting via Zoom currently, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

We have scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Sundays, 10:00 AM official start time, closing at approx Noon.

We have also scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Thursday nights, 6:00 pm official start time, closing at approx 7:00 pm.. 

If you would like to take part in any of these meetings, please email us at [email protected] for the codes/links.

We have begun a hybrid/in-person meeting for our Sunday morning meetings for worship. For that, we are currently requiring all in-person attenders to wear masks & show proof of full vaccination. If you are interested in this option, please email us at [email protected]

How to Access Zoom
We will be using the online platform Zoom to do video conferencing for our worship & meetings during this time.
 
If you are in need of a Zoom tutorial, please email us at [email protected] & we will be more than happy to provide you with a tutorial.
 
We hope you join us!

Most of our meetings (meetings for worship, committee meetings, etc) are meeting via Zoom currently, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

We have scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Sundays, 10:00 AM official start time, closing at approx Noon.

We have also scheduled weekly Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Thursday nights, 6:00 pm official start time, closing at approx 7:00 pm.

The 2nd & 4th Friday of every month, we also have our women's group via Zoom. Start time is 7:00 pm, closing at approx 8:00 pm. 

If you would like to take part in any of these meetings, please email us at [email protected] for the codes/links.

We have begun a hybrid/in-person meeting for our Sunday morning meetings for worship. For that, we are currently requiring all in-person attenders to wear masks & show proof of full vaccination. If you are interested in this option, please email us at [email protected]

Young Quakers Affinity Group
The Young Quakers Affinity Group is an affinity group for Young Quakers aged 20-40 has monthly events in the Los Angeles area. For more information and upcoming events, please request to join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/youngquakers/.
Call to Justice

Our Peace & Social Action Committee has recently put together a call to justice. It can be accessedd in our committee section. 

Online Quaker Parents Support Group
There is an online Quaker parent support group scheduled to begin in November. 
It is run/coordinated by some Quaker groups on the East Coast, but is open to all states. 
If interested, you can sign up here: