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Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting

You Are Welcome Here – Please worship with us

With the changing face of the Covid-19 outbreak, CPMM will currently be having Sunday Worship in a hybrid format. We will meet in person at 1515 Cherry Street as well as meet together on-line, using the Zoom application. If you are interested in attending our on-line, virtual Meeting for Worship, please email Dan Zemaitis, the office secretary, at

Join us for worship at 11 AM every Sunday at 1515 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Parking: See here for parking.

Childcare & youth program: We are not currently providing childcare for very young children during our meeting for worship, but we anticipate doing so again at some point in the future.

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About Our Meeting (Church)

Central Philadelphia Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends is a large, urban Quaker meeting, diverse in many ways, and we welcome visitors.

  • We worship by gathering and silently waiting for the Spirit to guide us. Learn more about Quaker worship here.
  • We celebrate diversity and welcome people from all walks of life. We are a welcoming and affirming congregation for LGBTQ people.
  • We are also involved in various activities to further peace and social justice.
  • For more information about our meeting, click About in the menu above.
  • What's happening: See the Google calendar to the right for meeting activities and click Events in the menu above for highlighted events.

Support Central Philadelphia Meeting

Click here to make an online gift to the Meeting and find answers to questions about your financial support for the meeting.

Meeting Times

11:00 AM on Sunday Mornings

What's New

Worship and Ministry Committee:

  • Leads the meeting in corporate worship every Sunday morning.
  • Nurtures our faith community in deepening our grounding in the spirit.


The following priorities were approved by Central Philadelphia Meeting’s meeting for worship with attention to business on March 2, 2022. You can download a pdf of this document using the link below.


The Grandom Institution places a priority on clean, affordable energy solutions for low income households. The Institution has funds available to increase energy self-sufficiency of low income households and permanently reduce their energy burden.

Examples of the types of projects that meet this priority include: 


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Central Philadelphia Meeting welcomes your interest in formally joining our community. Below are some quick links to the process and suggestions about how to get to know us better. 

  1. Committee Name: Membership Care Committee (MCC)
  1. Committee Charge:

    Worship with us!

    (215) 241-7260
    Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting at Friends Center
    1515 Cherry Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    United States
    Meeting Times: 

    11:00 AM on Sunday Mornings

    Virtual Meeting for Worship

    For the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Central Philadellphia Meeting has moved to a virtual Meeting for Worship on the Zoom platform. If you wish to attend our virtual Worship, please email the meeting office at to get the meeting link and login information.

    Events Calendar
    Friends South Western Burial Ground

    The Meeting's Burial Ground is

    Friends South Western Burial Ground

    236 Powell Lane,

    Upper Darby, PA 19082 



    Manager Andrea Berg