Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends
An Unprogrammed Quaker Meeting in Charlotte, NC

News & Announcements

Click on the title above to read the epistle from our yearly meeting.

The yearly meeting epistle (message) reflects Friends' experience during the sessions and weekend retreat.  Also included is a photo of some of those in attendance. 

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Charlotte Friends Meeting Minute

Supporting the Work of the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture

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For the last seven years Charlotte Friends Meeting has joined over 135 area congregations, colleges and YMCAs to partner with the Urban Ministry Center to provide winter shelter to homeless neighbors. Last year this community-wide, inter-faith Room in the Inn program served more than 1,400 people.

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Charlotte Friends Meeting is affiliated with the new Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting, with Piedmont Friends Fellowship (PFF), and, through them, with Friends General Conference (FGC). Click on the article title to learn more about our yearly meeting.

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Our experience has shown that active participation in the life of the Meeting community can deepen and enrich our understanding of Quakerism and what it means to be a Friend. Participating in committees provides us with opportunities to gain first-hand experience of Quaker principles in action. It also enables us to share and build our own gifts, talents and interests while encouraging others to do the same.

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Charlotte Friends have a long-standing relationship with the Center for Community Transitions Women’s Facility.  The non-profit CCT provides services to people with criminal records with a goal of helping them build lives that will support a successful transition into the community.  CCT has been operating the Women’s Facility (formerly ECO Center for Women) for 27 years.  The CCT Women’s Facility is a contract prison, a work release facility with a capacity of 30 women who are in the last two years of their state pr

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