Santa Monica Friends Meeting
Welcome to Santa Monica Friends Meeting!
Meeting for Worship is held every Sunday at 10-11 am. All are welcome. After Meeting we gather for refreshments and fellowship.
First Day School (Sunday School) for children and youth, and childcare for infants and preschoolers is from 10:15-11:15. Children are invited to join their families in meeting for worship from 10:00-10:15.
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.
We have a small parking lot behind our Meeting house, and there is free parking (Sundays) on Santa Monica Blvd. Please do not park in front of the meeting house on Harvard Street. It is reserved for neighborhood residents only and you may receive a parking ticket.
The Adult Education Reading Group will contemplate selected passages from Hidden in Plain Sight: Quaker Women’s Writing 1650-1700. Passages will be considered in a modified worship sharing approach.
I have a dream that one day…the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. – M. L. King, Jr.
The Adult Education Reading Group considers passages from The Journal of George Fox. Clerked by Kim O'Brien.
We will consider passages from George Fox's Journal; these passages will be approached in a modified worship sharing approach. Clerked by Kim O'Brien.
Gail Thomas will present a session about William Taber’s Four Doors To Quaker Meeting For Worship, Pendle Hill Pamphlet #306.
Join the Adult Education Committee for reflections about the famous Quaker Separations from the 19th century and its relevance today. We will feature a Chart of Quaker Separations as well as a poem about this.
Worship with us!
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
Meeting for Worship on the Occasion of Business 2nd Sunday of Month 11:30 am
Sandwich Making for the Homeless 4th Sunday of the Month 11:30 am
Women's Support Group. 2nd & 4th Friday of the month 7:00-9:00 pm.
For location email Cathleen Loeser
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