Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting

Photo by Terry Foss

What's New

Easy​ ​ Even​ ​ Sundays:​ ​ Tea/Coffee​ ​ ServiceCommittee​ ​ Rotation​ ​ 2017-2018


September​ ​10​ & 24: Outreach

October​ ​ 8 ​ ​ & ​ ​ 22: Adult Class

November​ ​ 12​ ​ & ​ ​ 26: Landscape


Monthly Meeting for Business Agenda

September 17 – beginning at 12:30

Agenda (with links to documents)

Event Date: 
08/25/2017 - 6:00pm to 08/26/2017 - 12:00am

New Sanctuary Movement invites our meeting community to a prayer vigil on Friday evening, August 25, 2017, at Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church. It will include many faith communities in Northwest Philadelphia working on fighting injustice.


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Worship with us!

Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
20 E. Mermaid Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19118-3505
United States
Meeting Times: 

Sunday Schedule
Adult Class 9:00 - 10:15 am. in Gathering Room - Most Sundays
Meeting for Worship - 10:30
First-day School - 10:45
Fourth Sundays - 9:00 am Outdoor Meeting in the Pines

Monthly Meeting for Business
Third Sundays at 12:30, following meeting for worship and lunch, September through June

Monthly Calendar of Events

How to Get to the Meetinghouse

Email contact
[email protected]

Meeting Directory

For the real meeting directory

The button labeled Member Directory above lists only a few people in Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting. To see the actual meeting directory you must have a website account; see this page for instructions on requesting an account, and then go to this page to download the PDF.

James Turrell Skyspace

For information about the James Turrell Skyspace, Greet the Light, that is a permanent part of our meetinghouse, please visit the Skyspace website.


See this page for information about Rentals of rooms in the meetinghouse.

Bulletin & Monthly Newsletter

Our electronic newsletter is published as near as possible to the first of the month, usually on a Friday. Bulletins are published as needed, sometimes weekly:

Contacting the Meeting

To contact the Meeting, send an email to [email protected]. If you can not use
e-mail, please see our Contact Us page.

Site map for this website

Site Map

We are a Member of Philadelphia Quarter

Chestnut Hill is one of seven monthly meetings and one "preparative" meeting in the Philadelphia Quarter of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

How to support the Meeting financially

Check this page to see several ways to contribute to Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting.

What to do if you lose your password

See instructions on this page.

Phone Contact


The phone is answered on Mondays and Thursdays between 10 and 4:30, and on Sunday mornings. Feel free to leave a voicemail message for the meeting secretary, who will get back to you if necessary on a Monday or Thursday.