Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends
of the Religious Society of Friends

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. 

We are not for Names, nor Men, nor Titles of Government, nor are we for this Party, nor against the other, because of its Name and Pretence; but we are for Justice and Mercy, and Truth and Peace, and true Freedom, that these may be exalted in our Nation.

~ Edward Burrough, 1634-1663

The aim of learning, whether it be in a school or at home, is to make whatever testimonies we live by more of a need than a choice…. So that it becomes unthinkable not to serve others. So that it becomes unthinkable not to consider all humans part of the same family. So that a Schweitzerian “reverence for life” becomes a need rather than a self-conscious choice. Then, perhaps, some of our testimonies may have more meaning

– Richard L Eldridge, 1984

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

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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Maryteresa “Missy” Conrad, Diane Keefe and Virginia Auster protested military spending Monday outside the Main Post Office in SoNo.

“Many taxpayers rushing to mail their returns voiced agreement. One walked quickly by yelling, ‘MAGA baby’ in disagreement,” Keefe wrote.

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Event Date: 
02/08/2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

The Darwin Day Dinner for 2020 will be held on February 8, 2020. Reserve the day. More information to come. 

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Wilton Quaker Meeting hosted a remembramce event at our meetinghouse on Deceember 8, 2018. There were five speakers who spoke of their loved ones lost to gun violence and the actions we can take to prevent such deaths in the future. About one hundred people were in attendance for this very moving event. 

Quakers believe that there is something of the divine spirit in every human being. From this emanates the testimonies or principles that we try to live by. Among those are:

Simplicity, focusing on what is truly important and letting other things fall away;

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Quakers had a booth at the recent Sono Arts Festival in Norwalk CT. 

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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.