Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Gainesville Quakers

" . . . walk cheerfully over the world, answering that of God in everyone . . . "

George Fox

You are welcome here.  Join us for worship.

Quakers, such as those at Gainesville Meeting, make up a small percentage of Friends around the world. Today, unprogrammed Friends collaborate with Friends from all branches of Quakerism.

Quakers who worship in unprogrammed meetings share a way of life, not a set of beliefs. We believe that there is “that of God” in everyone. We seek to experience God directly, within ourselves and in our relationships with others and the world around us. We meet together for worship in local meetings which are inclusive and open to all. Quakerism is a way of life built upon values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship, rather than a written set of beliefs. Quakers have a long-held commitment to putting their faith into direct action in the world.

Quaker meetings offer a place where people can find a real sense of community and are free to challenge, question and explore their own beliefs, values and ideas. Many Quakers describe it as a spiritual home – a place of deep connections; a group of people bound together by an awareness of the sacred in all things and a desire to change the world for the better.

What's New

The August 2017 Newsletter is available for online reading or download.


The June, 1017 Newsletter is available for reading or downloading.


The May 2017 Newletter is here to download or to read online.


The Interfaith Climate Group is hosting a unique interactive performance by the Igniting Stories Playback Theatre on April 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Gainesville Quaker Meetinghouse located at 702 NW 38th Street, Gainesville, FL.

Signature Image: 

Announcing an art exhibit open to the Gainesville Community 


  • An opportunity for artists and others to think about,  discuss  and  act on the roles that fear and fearlessness have in our personal, national and global lives

  • An opportunity to encourage, celebrate and share the power of art.

  • A community conversation about the intersection of art and fear.

  • Art shown must address the topic of fear or fearlessness


Worship with us!

Gainesville Quaker Meetinghouse
702 NW 38th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
United States
Meeting Times: 

Gainesville Quaker Meeting

Meeting for Worship:  First Day  (Sunday)  11:00 am
First Day School:        First Day 11:15 am
Fellowship:                 First Day 12:00 pm
Meeting for Worship for Business:  Second First Day of the Month:  12:45 pm