About Concord Friends Meeting

The ‘silent’ meetings started by George Fox and his followers are still the center of Quaker life.  You are welcome here for a quiet hour in communion before God, during which anyone may ‘speak out of the silence’ if moved by the Spirit.  On some occasions, there may be no one who speaks. On other occasions, there may be one or several messages.  If you enter after a Meeting for Worship has begun, you are welcome to quietly take a seat.

We meet for worship every Sunday morning in our meetinghouse at 11 Oxbow Pond Road in Canterbury, NH.   See the Location tab above for directions.  For more information, go to the FAQ page that drops down beneath the About tab.  Please come and visit.

Our schedule on a typical Sunday follows.  On second Sundays of the month, the end of our regular worship service is followed by a pot luck lunch and then a Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business.  Other programs may follow worship, particularly on fourth Sundays of the month.

  • 10·00 - 10·15 : Worship through song
  • 10·15 - 11·15 : Worship (unprogrammed) and young people’s ‘First-Day School’
  • 11·15 - 11·30 : Introductions & announcements
  • 11·30 - 12·00 : Tea or coffee, talk (optional)

For more information about Quakers, please see New England Yearly Meeting, the Wikipedia entry on Quakers, Quaker Information Center, and links to Quaker web sites.

You may also wish to look at New England Yearly Meeting’s Faith & Practice.

Here is our current calendar.

The meetinghouse, completed in 10th Month in 2010, is near the border of Concord, Boscawen and Canterbury, and is shared with the Appalachian Mountain Teen Project.  Below is an image of the meetinghouse on the 22nd of 4th Month in 2014.

[Concord Friends Meetinghouse]

Incident Report Webform

Concord Friends Meeting considers any sexual involvement of an adult with a child to be abuse of the child by the adult. We condemn such behavior.  We condemn the non-accidental injury or risk of injury to any child by any adult or caretaker.  We condemn any failure by a caretaker to take available action to provide for the care or supervision of a child in their care.

If you suspect that any such abuse or neglect may have occurred, please contact one of the people listed below:

First Day School Registration Form

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