Friends General Conference

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Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting

You Are Welcome Here – Please worship with us

Due to COVID-19, in-person Meeting for Worship is suspended until further notice. We will continue to 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 [email protected]

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 provide childcare for very young children during our meeting for worship, and a youth program for children age five and up. 

New to Quakers?

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

Session 1: Quaker History


Our first session will outline the history of the Quaker movement from its beginnings in the 1650s to the present, as a context for the following sessions.


Want to learn more about Quakerism?

Check out Quakerism 101 this fall and winter!


This article is about "Reckoning with what is owed — and what can never be repaid — for racial privilege."


This rather academic article explores the various ways in which the development of a white settler U.S.


Our dedicated, long-time burial ground manager, Graham Garner, will be retiring soon, and the Friends Southwestern Burial Ground is seeking a new manager. Please share this job description with any individual or group who may hold interest.


Friends Southwestern Burial Ground (FSWBG)

Managing Director

Job Description


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 doration of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, CPMM has moved to a virtual Meeting for Worship on the Zoom platform. If you wish to attend CPMM's virtual Worship, please email the meeting office at [email protected] to get the meeting ID and password. 

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 James Krull, 707-570-9071