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Memphis Friends Meeting (Quaker)

The best way to find out if silent, or unprogrammed, worship speaks to your condition is to experience it. Everyone is welcome! It is our intent to affirm and acknowledge the wholeness of all people, including their gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

Meeting Times

11 am Sundays (Zoom worship every Sunday. In-person worship at the Meetinghouse decided week by week, based on prior week's COVID metrics)

Noon Monday through Saturday (currently online)

Parking is available on Prescott.

All bathrooms are single-occupancy gender neutral.

Our email address memphisfriendsmeeting@gmail.com is checked daily.

What's New

The following passage was offered at the beginning of the May 15 meeting for worship:

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On May 15, Hilary Burgin, the Executive Director of Quaker Voluntary Service, led Memphis Friends in a double-feature MfL.

First she shared a very informative slideshow of QVS. Did you know...

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The passage used to ground Friends at the May 8 meeting for worship was from the 13th century Sufi mystic and Persian poet, Rumi:

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”

 

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More than 60 Memphis authors, including our own Kali, will be selling and signing their books at Bookstock this Saturday, May 7th, from 11 am – 3 pm at the Benjamin Hooks library.  This is for many of the authors a reopening of the 2020 fair that was shuttered due to the pandemic, and put on hold for two years.

More info: https://www.memphislibrary.org/bookstock/

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At the April 24 meeting for learning, Ron shared iinsights he has gained in his years as a marriage therapist. In his presentation, he drew from the work of John Gottman, whom he also referenced in his 2009 Friends Journal article, "Building the Marriage Sanctuary." There were many questions from Friends about "gestures of repair."

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Susan encourages Friends to watch this evening's 60 Minutes segment on the World Food Program. She writes, "Here is the link to the World Food Program's work in individual countries. FCNL Advocacy Teams are working hard on ending the Saudi-led Yemen war and blockade. There is devastating hunger/starvation in Yemen."

https://www.wfpusa.org/where-we-work/

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Worship with us!

Memphis Friends Meeting
3387 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38111
United States
Meeting Times: 

11 am Sundays (Zoom worship every Sunday. In-person worship at the Meetinghouse decided week by week, based on prior week's COVID metrics)

Noon Monday through Saturday (currently online)

Parking is available on Prescott.

All bathrooms are single-occupancy gender neutral.

Our email address memphisfriendsmeeting@gmail.com is checked daily.