The silent meetings started by George Fox and his followers are still the center of Quaker life. They are open to everyone. Quakers gather for a quiet hour in communion before God, during which anyone may speak 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)
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