Live silent online Quaker worship
Wednesdays @ 2-3 PM USA Eastern Time
We open Zoom sessions from 1:30 to 3:30 PM USA Eastern Time,
hosted by Quaker Universalist Fellowship (QUF).
Use https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/ to find local time.
NOTE: See below for Other hosts of online Quaker worship.
Friends of GMFW have worshiped together since February 2019.
Current participants range from Europe to Canada to Central America.
We share safe space for worship and fellowship in the Quaker way.
To register in advance for our meetings:
- Enter your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address. (Used only for QUF announcements; not shared without your permission.)
- You will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.
- Normally you will not need to re-register for each following meeting.
- Online Meeting Courtesy — Tips for courtesy during online worship (PDF)
- Quotes & Queries — Selections from Quaker and other sources (PDF)
- See Rachel Guaraldi’s 2017 Friends Journal article, “Worshiping Online: An Experiment with Online Programmed Meeting for Worship,” for an early exploration of virtual worship space.
- If your meeting or church wants to host online events, you might want to consider Tips and Tools for Virtual Worship and Gatherings: downloadable resources, creative ideas, tips, and more related to virtual worship, prepared by New England Yearly Meeting.
FWCC's Online Worship comprehensive listing is the basis for this list, to which we have added information from other sources.
Hosting daily or multiple times each week
- Pendle Hill Online Worship, Palo Wallingford, CA – Daily from 8:30 to 9:10 AM Eastern Time Zone.
- Ben Lomond Quaker Center, Ben Lomond, CA – Daily from 7:30 to 8:00 AM Pacific Time Zone.
- Western Friend Online, Palo Alto, PA
- Online meetings for worship on Sundays and Wednesdays, hosted by various meetings throughout Pacific, North Pacific and Intermountain Yearly Meetings. Schedules and access are shown on this web page.
- Meditation Chapel (by appointment).
- Quaker Worship and Fellowship Online, an always-open “chat” room where Friends and Seekers can meet for Quaker worship.
Hosting on Sundays
Eastern Time Zone
- New England Meetings Holding Virtual Worship – Approximately two dozen meetings.
- New Hampshire Council of Churches – Livestream worship and prayer offered by several denominations.
- West Newton Friends Meeting – Sundays at semi-programmed meeting at 9:30 AM; unprogrammed (quiet) worship at 10:15 AM. Both are 30 minute meetings.
- West Richmond Friends Meeting – Sundays at semi-programmed worship at 9:30 AM, with Sunday school for adults and children at 11:00am.
- Lake Erie Yearly Meeting – Sundays at 10:00-10:30 AM waiting (silent) worship; 10:30-11:30 AM programmed worship and visiting (Adirondack Friends Meeting) Email email@example.com for a link.
- Hartford Monthly Meeting, Hartford, CT –Sundays at 9:45 AM, fourth Thursday from 7-7:45 PM. For details and access, contact the Clerk of the Meeting.
Mountain Time Zone
- Mountain View Meeting, Denver, CO – Sundays at 9:00 AM and 10:45 AM. Contact Mountain View Friends: virtualworship-AT-mountainviewfriends-DOT-org.
- Boulder Friends Meeting, Boulder, CO – Sundays at 10:00 AM; other events on website.
- Colorado Springs Meeting, Colorado Spring, CO – Sundays at 10:00 AM.
- Cloud Quakers – Sundays at 6:00 PM Mountain Time on Zoom. See Facebook Group page posts for number to dial in. We also have a blog: https://cloudquakers.blogspot.com.
Pacific Time Zone
- Multnomah Friends Meeting, Portland, OR –Sundays at 8:15-9:30 AM and 10:00-11:00 AM.
- Salmon Bay Meeting, Seattle, WA – Sundays at 10:00 AM.
- Berkeley Friends Church, Berkeley, CA – Sundays at 11:00 AM.
- Live Oak Friends Meeting, Salinas, CA – 1st & 3rd Sundays, 11:00 AM.
- Santa Monica Quakers, Santa Monica, CA – Friends worship on Thursday evenings & on Sunday mornings. Please email SMQuakers.Media@gmail.com for the codes/links.
Alaska Time Zone
- Chena Ridge Meeting, Chena Ridge, AK – Sundays at 10:00 AM.
Livestreamed programmed Sunday worship
- 9:30am Sunday (Eastern Time Zone) – Ohio, Willoughby Hills Friends Church
- 5pm Sunday (Pacific Time Zone) – California, Yorba Linda Friends Church
- Iglesia Evangélica Amigos El Salvador in are taking their worship online. See theirFacebook Group to find more videos.
- 700pm (Eastern Time Zone) – Adirondack Friends Meeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a link.
- 7:00 pm (Pacific Time Zone) – Pacific Yearly Meeting.
Recorded sermons (podcasts)
- Newberg Friends Church (OR)
- West Hills Friends Church (Portland, OR)
- Silverton Friends Church (Silverton, OR)
- Wayside Friends Church (Newberg, OR)
Text, Video and Audio recorded sermons
- Adelphi (MD) Friends Meeting of Baltimore Wednesday 7:30pm (Eastern Time Zone). Zoom number 741-555-497. They are following Barclay Press’s program of Bible studies.
Europe & Middle East Section has compiled a list of some meetings that are currently meeting online and are happy to welcome visitors from other meetings. Please remember to be considerate when visiting another meeting. Please see their website for the full updated meetings.
- Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre offers meetings for worship in partnership with FWCC-EMES. Woodbrooke hosts 30 minute worship on Wednesday and Friday (unless otherwise stated).
- French-speaking meeting for worship – Réunions de recueillement en ligne.
- Johannesburg, Southern Africa Yearly Meeting – Sunday worship at 0930 Central African Time
- Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3331919020?pwd=MXI2bWlVWU0vZzA5cVM0RUZ0VXgzZz09
- Meeting ID: 333 191 9020 Passcode: QAdventure
- Learn more on the Friends Church Quakers, Nairobi, Yearly Meeting facebook group
- Meeting for Worship online is held Thursday across the section.
- Australia Yearly Meeting
- A Meeting is held every Sunday during October to March at 5 PM for TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW; 4 PM for QLD; 4:30pm for SA; 3:30 PM for NT; 2 PM for WA.
- During April-September the online meeting is held at 5 PM for TAS, VIC, ACT, NSW, QLD; 4:30 PM for SA, NT; 3 PM for WA.