Friends General Conference

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Framingham Friends Meeting

Welcome Friends! 

Framingham Friends Meeting (Quakers) invites you to join us for worship at 10am each Sunday. Wherever you are on your journey, whatever life experience you bring, all seekers are welcome to join us on our journey of Spirit and service. Children are very welcome here!  Wheelchair accessible.

Meeting Times

Worship Sundays at 10am.  Monthly business meeting at 11:30am on the third Sunday of the month (Sept - June).

 

What's New

LJ Boswell will present a two-part virtual workshop "heART-Filled Racial Justice" on two upcoming Saturdays.  November 6 "Exploring Whiteness" and December 11 "Personal Stories".  Friends are welcome to attend one or both workshops.  Please contact Julie Heagney if you are interested in attending.  See the attached flyer for more information.

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On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, September 26, 9 people, including 4 children, hiked to Eagle Pond in Callahan State Park and spent some time visiting with each other and throwing sticks and pebbles.  We did not see any eagles, but we saw lots of nice dogs.  Later, 11 children and 13 adults, from 8 families gathered on the field at Framingham Meeting for a picnic, games, and socializing.  We welcomed first-timer attender Eliot Hebert!  The "bigs" played makeshift bocce with croquet balls, argued about who was tallest since our last gathering, showed off their guitar skills and their new cla

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Watching the changing course of the pandemic and the delta variant, the Covid Committee feels that we need to take a step backwards in our procedures.

 Friends should again remain masked at all times when in the Meetinghouse. This includes during Meeting for Worship. Due to the difficulties of understanding masked speakers in the Meeting Room, Friends can remove their masks when speaking. We will continue to leave windows open in the Meeting Room. 

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With Covid restrictions currently preventing children in the Meeting from gathering in the Meetinghouse, ingenious members of the First Day School Committee have proposed and carried out a number of inter-generational hikes in local areas of interest.  On July 11, 10 adults and 1 child gathered in the parking lot of Wittenborg Woods for a hike to Ford's Folly.  According to Atlas Obscura, "This dam in the woods, built by Henry Ford with only manpower and oxen, holds no water and serves no purpose."  It did provide, however, an interesting destination for FFM Friends to enjoy an outing toget

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New Guidelines for Meeting for Worship and Indoor Use of the Meetinghouse: EFFECTIVE 5/29/21

The following guidelines are effective as of May 29, when the updated Massachusetts guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic go into effect.  Any additional changes will be announced when, and if, they occur during the summer.

Meeting for Worship

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In following up on the proposals agreed to by Meeting for Worship with a Concern for Business in February, the Covid Coordinating Committee has detailed the following guidelines and requirements for use of the Meetinghouse. These have been posted at the Meetinghouse door:

FFM Meeting House COVID-19 Checklist

Additional details on Sector-Specific Protocols can be found at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts

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Worship with us!

(508) 877-1261
Meetinghouse
841 Edmands Road
Framingham, MA 01701
United States
Meeting Times: 

Worship Sundays at 10am.  Monthly business meeting at 11:30am on the third Sunday of the month (Sept - June).