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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 1501 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 Rachel at

Join us for worship at 11 AM every Sunday at 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Parking: See here for parking.

Childcare & youth program: We currently provide childcare for very young children during our meeting for worship, and offer a Youth Religious Education activity for school-age children on the third Sunday of every month (except during the summer).

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About Our Meeting (Congregation)

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.

Donate to 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

This Palestinian American professor leans on his Quaker faith during conflict.

Here's how one Quaker and member of CPM holds on to the pacifism and silent meditation espoused by Quakers when the world feels like it's on fire.

Read in NPR:


All members, attenders, family, and partners are welcome to celebrate the season at this wonderful, annual event.  We'll gather for Caroling, Socializing, and fabulous Food Sunday, December 17th at the rise of Meeting.


Click the link below to download the transcript of the video of Adult Religious Education's program on worship on October 15, 2023.


Welcome to Central Philadelphia Meeting!

Download this information as a pdf.


Download Central Philadellphia Meeting's Job Description for a part-time paid Youth Leader position. See link below.


Worship with us!

(215) 241-7260
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting
at Friends Center
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States
Meeting Times: 

11:00 AM on Sunday Mornings

Getting to Us—Parking and Transit

Click here for our Parking and Transit page

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