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Global Meeting for Worship (GMFW)

Email blog@universalistfriends.org to request
access link and phone numbers.

Live online silent Quaker worship every Wednesday
2:00 PM USA Eastern Time

Use https://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/ to find you local time


At the bottom of this page you can find links to hosts of online meetings.
This list includes some Friends Churches (programmed worship).
NOTE: 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.

Helps

NOTE: 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.

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Other hosts of online Quaker worship

The Internet dissolves geographical divisions. To help you find worship, these hosts are organized by the time zones in which they state their hours.

Use The Time Zone Converter to find your local time

International Hosts (including FWCC list)

Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) – Online Worship
A variety of meetings in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-West Pacific Sections of FWCC
Australia Yearly Meeting
See page for regional schedules of weekly Sunday meetings for worship

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC, aka GMT)

Woodbrooke Quaker Centre, Birmingham, UK (half hours except as noted)
Monday at 09:30 via Zoom
Tuesday at 07:00 via Zoom, Tuesday at 19:30 via Zoom
Wednesday at 07:00 via Zoom, Wednesday at 09:30 via Adobe Connect
Thursday (1 hour) at 11:00 via Zoom, Thursday at 19:30 via Zoom
Friday at 13:00 via Adobe Connect, Friday at 21:00 via Zoom
Sunday (1 hour) at 10:30 via Zoom, Sunday at 19:30 via Zoom

Eastern Time Zone (N. America)

Gilead Friends Church – Mount Gilead, OH
Live worship on their Facebook page each Sunday at 10:00 AM EDT; recordings of past meetings for worship are on the page (Palm Sunday, for example)
New England Meetings Holding Virtual Worship, New England Yearly Meeting
Approximately two dozen meetings
New Hampshire Council of Churches – Livestream Worship and Prayer
Interdenominational opportunities
Pendle Hill Online Worship, Palo Wallingford, PA
Daily from 8:30am to 9:10am Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Central Time Zone (N. America)

Cloud Quakers Based in Carbondale, IL
Sundays, 5:00 PM Pacific, 6:00 PM Mountain, 7:00 PM Central, 8:00 PM Eastern
South Central Yearly Meeting
Various online meetings for worship in Fayetteville, AK, Normon, OK, and San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, TX

Pacific Time Zone (N. America)

Western Friend Online, Wallingford, PA
Pacific Yearly Meeting Weekly Online Worship
7:00 pm on Wednesdays
Santa Monica Quakers – Thursday Night Worship via Zoom
  • Sundays, 10:00 AM Pacific (9:30 AM opening); Thursdays, 6:00 PM Pacific (5:30 PM opening)
  • If you would like to take part in these meetings, please email us at “SMQuakers.Media AT gmail DOT com” for the codes/links.
Ben Lomond Quaker Center, Ben Lomond, CA
Daily from 7:30 to 8:00 AM Pacific Time
Berkeley Friends Church – Berkeley, CA
Sundays at 11:00 AM PDT