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Wilton Quaker Meeting

Welcome!

Wilton Quaker Meeting worships in the unprogrammed Quaker tradition. Meeting for worship is held every Sunday at 10:00 am. See our "Calendar of Events" here.

Our meeting is open to all and represents a very broad range of beliefs. 

All are welcome! We are family friendly. Child care is provided.

Visitors, Seekers and Newcomers

We have a page dedicated to you! Click on About | Seekers/Newcomers .

Renting our Meetinghouse

Our meetinghouse is available for rental for community activities, classes, weddings and other occasions. For more information click on About | Rentals .

Advices and Queries

Friends do not have a creed but we do have a set of spiritual Queries which help us individually and as communities to consider our spiritual condition. We also have Advices, based on the spiritual wisdom gleaned over the years. Here is a sample. We will post a new ones from time to time. 

Query: “Do we make opportunity in our daily lives for communion with God and the opening of our hearts to an awareness of the Christ Within? Are we thankful for each day as an opportunity for a new adventure of life with God?”

---New York Yearly Meeting Faith and Practice, Queries 

Advice “We know ourselves as individuals but only because we live in community. Love, trust, fellowship, selflessness are all mediated to us through our interdependence. Just as we could not live physically without each other, we cannot live spiritually in isolation. We are individually free but also communally bound. We cannot act without affecting others and others cannot act without affecting us. We know ourselves as we are reflected in the faces, action and attitudes of each other.”

---Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Book of Faith and Practice, 1997, The Advices

Meeting Times

Sundays at 10:00 - 11:00 am
Sunday School at 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Coffee Sunday at 11:15 am

What's New

We have a date! See attached posters for more information. 

This is a Gun Buyback project that will get more guns off the street and out of homes where they are no longer wanted. We will use a forge to transform the gun and rifle parts into gardening tools!  That's as close as you can get to "Swords into Plowshares!"  We think this is inspiring and symbolic to transform a weapon of death into a tool of life.  It will also symbolize the transformation that is possible if Americans step back from the heated gun debate and try to listen to each other.

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Would you like to become a conflict resolution workshop facilitator?

The Alternatives to Violence Project is seeking facilitators to fill the growing need for the program.

At the end of May we held our first conflict resolution workshop for the women at the Westchester County Jail. We are looking for help in bringing conflict resolution skills to these women.

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Friend Peter Murchison was featured on FCNL Quaker Welcome Center online on Thursday, June 20. Peter is a member of Wilton Quaker Meeting, co-clerk of Ministry and Oversite and an outspoken advocate for gun violence prevention. He engages in this important work in honor of his nephew, Daniel Barden - one of the children who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. 

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Sunday, June 9, Purchase Quarter kicked off a new child-centered worship and fellowship for families. Scarsdale Meeting hosted this first gathering. We met for worship through a Faith & Play story on gifts and singing, played outside together and shared a simple meal. Children and their parents had fun and enjoyed connecting with one another. The next Quarterly Quaker Family Sunday Supper will be hosted by Wilton Meeting at the end of the summer. Families from within and beyond Purchase Quarter are welcome! Join us!

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Wilton Friends Meeting held a memorial service to remember Jim Fowler on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The service was in the manner of the Society of Friends (Quakers). Following the service, friends and family moved to the Silvermine-Fowler Preserve (NCLT) at 763 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT to honor Jim in the outdoor environment that he so loved. 

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Great news! Today the House passed the Climate Action Now Act (H.R.9) by a vote of 231-190. The bill, which prevents the Trump administration from using federal funds to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, passed with unanimous Democratic support and included Republican votes. The legislation also requires the administration to submit a plan to meet the United State’s goals under the agreement to Congress and update it annually.

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Worship with us!

(203) 762-5669
Wilton Quaker Meeting
Serving Fairfield County
317 New Canaan Road
Wilton, CT 06897-3322
United States
Meeting Times: 

Sundays at 10:00 - 11:00 am
Sunday School at 9:45 am - 11:15 am
Coffee Sunday at 11:15 am

Travel Directions to Wilton Quaker Meeting

We are currently the Quaker Meeting serving Fairfield County. 

From I-95 (South Norwalk): Take exit 15 and go north on US Route 7 when the divided highway ends, go left and then make the second right onto Belden Hill Road. Follow Belden Hill for about a mile until you come to New Canaan Road (which is also CT Route 106), onto which you make left. Go for about 2 miles and then turn left into the driveway just after the white sign for the Meeting House.

From I-84 (Danbury): Go south on US Route 7 (exit 3) for about 15 miles. Make a right on CT Route 106 and follow it for 2.9 miles. Turn left into the driveway just after the white sign for the Meeting House.

From US Route-7 (Wilton): Turn west on Wolfpit Road (CT Route 106) and follow it for 2.9 miles. Turn left into the driveway just after the white sign for the Meeting House.

From CT Route-123 (New Canaan): Turn east on CT Route 106 (Silvermine Road) and follow the CT Route 106 signs for about 2 miles. Turn right into the driveway just before the white sign for the Meeting House.