Friends General Conference

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Santa Monica Friends Meeting

Welcome to Santa Monica Friends Meeting!

Santa Monica Friends Meeting is part of the Religious Society of Friends (also known as Quakers). Our meetings for worship are held in expectant silence with no formal program or clergy. Each worshiper seeks to listen to the Spirit of God within. If that spirit brings to any of us a message that seems clearly to speak to the condition of others, we may rise to give that message as vocal ministry.

As Friends we endeavor to translate our religious beliefs into everyday life, seeking to “let our lives speak.” Simplicity, equality, integrity, and peace/nonviolence are ideals toward which we strive both in our lives and in the world.

Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we invite you to join us in silent worship and reflection.

We are currently suspending our in-person worship & other meetings, based upon precautions that have been recommended to help slow down the spread of COVID-19. 

We have scheduled Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Sundays, 10:00 AM official start time, closing at approx Noon. We have also scheduled Thursday night meetings, 6:00 pm official start time, closing at approx 7:00 pm. If you would like to take part in these meetings, please email us at [email protected] for the codes/links.
 

 

Meeting Times

Every Sunday:

Currently, all in-person meetings have been suspended. 

Below is our regular schedule, which we will return to once restrictions have been lifted. 

Silent Meeting for Worship 10:00 – 11:00 am

First Day Children's School 10:15 – 11:00 am

Fellowship After Meeting for Worship 11:00 am

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What's New

Our women's group will meet twice during the month of March 2021. We will meet on Friday the 12th & Friday the 26th. Start time both days is 7:00 pm. We meet via Zoom. Please email us if you'd like the Zoom information - [email protected]

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Our next Peace & Social Action Comm Mtg will be held via Zoom on February 28. We will begin at noon. Please email us if you'd like the Zoom links ([email protected]). 

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Our women's group will meet twice this month - February 12 & February 26. Start time on both dates is 7:00 pm. We meet via Zoom. Please email us if you are interested in joining ([email protected]). 

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On behalf of the Spiritual Accountability Group supporting Stan Searl in his leading to conduct a research project on the Gathered Meeting, we would like to invite you to participate in an online program at the Ben Lomond Quaker Center on February 26 - 28, 2021. The program will be led by Stan and eldered by Cynthia Cuza. Please see below for instructions on how to register.
 
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Ubuntu Fellowship - Transformative Racial Healing on the Road to the Beloved Community
February 24, 2021; 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, via Zoom (please email us for the Zoom Information at [email protected]).
Join us -- a diverse group of Friends, to worshipfully share with one another about aspects of the omnipresent systemic racism and white supremacy in the United States.
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Worship with us!

310-828-4069
1440 Harvard Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
Meeting Times: 

Every Sunday:

Currently, all in-person meetings have been suspended. 

Below is our regular schedule, which we will return to once restrictions have been lifted. 

Silent Meeting for Worship 10:00 – 11:00 am

First Day Children's School 10:15 – 11:00 am

Fellowship After Meeting for Worship 11:00 am

View Calendar

COVID-19 Update

We are currently suspending our in-person worship & other meetings, based upon precautions that have been recommended to help slow down the spread of COVID-19. We update this page, as well as our Facebook page, as often as possible. 

How to Access Zoom
We will be using the online platform Zoom to do video conferencing for our worship & meetings during this time.
 
If you are in need of a Zoom tutorial, please email us at [email protected] & we will be more than happy to provide you with a tutorial.
 
Sunday Meetings & Thursday Meetings via Zoom
We have scheduled Zoom meetings for Friends worship on Thursday evenings & on Sunday mornings. If you would like to take part in these meetings, please email us at [email protected] for the codes/links.
Young Quakers Affinity Group
The Young Quakers Affinity Group is an affinity group for Young Quakers aged 20-40 has monthly events in the Los Angeles area. For more information and upcoming events, please request to join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/youngquakers/.