Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting

Photo by Terry Foss

For information about the James Turrell Skyspace

Click here to learn more about the new meetinghouse and the James Turrell Skyspace in its Worship Room.

For the real meeting directory

The button labeled Member Directory in the right-hand column of this page 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 32-page PDF.

What's New

Katy Hawkins holds yoga classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in our beautiful Social Room.

    • 9:30-10:45 energizing
    • 11-12 gentle
    • 11-12 chair
    • 9:30-10:45 energizing
    • 11-12 gentle

You can learn more about her classes and other offerings on her website,


I have been wearing the newsletter editor’s hat for about 16 years (maybe more, pre-dating the online versions), and finally feel ready to pass on that hat to a new editor. I imagine making the transition gradually over a few months once a new person has been identified and approved. Here’s what you should know about the job if you are considering applying:


Roster for front-door greeters, Sundays from August, 2015 through January, 2017

Link to download the PDF file is below.


Download references from July 2015 newsletter


The children of our First Day School have planted their own garden. Click the photo at right to see a slideshow.


Education Fund


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

Wednesdays Meeting for Worship - 7:00 pm

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


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

Monthly Newsletter

Our electronic newsletter is published as near as possible to the first of the month, usually on a Friday. Some links:

Contacting the Meeting

To contact the Meeting, send an email to 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 meetings 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.