Trenton Friends Meeting

Welcome to Trenton Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)! 

We meet each First Day (Sunday) at 10am.

We have a First Day School for children.  Please check this site or with a Meeting member for details.  We appreciate having children among us!

Any and everyone is welcome to worship with us, whether seeking a spiritual home, looking for a Sunday school for children, or visiting as a member of another religious group. Come as you are.  We won't pressure you to join us.  Although the Society of Friends began as a purely Christian group, many Friends now consider themselves universalists and learn from many religious traditions.   

We worship together for about an hour in what is mostly silence.  Although not much is being said, there is much going on as we center together in prayer.  Sometimes out of that silence, people rise to speak, sharing messages that come from the holy part of them. We find the honesty and truth revealed in this way to be helpful and inspiring, sometimes leading to callings and actions.  Quakers are often active making contributions to their communities. 

Among the historical testimonies that express central values of Quakers are the presence of God in each person, a direct and individual communion with God, and between all human beings a working towards peace, equality, simplicity, care of the environment and care for each other.  In these times, many people feel these leadings!

 

Meeting Times

Meeting for Worship: Every Sunday, 10am

Meeting for Worship for Business: Second Sunday, time varies before or after worship

Social Sunday after Meeting for Worship:  3rd Sunday

Peace and Social Concerns Committee after Meeting for Worship:  4th Sunday

Community Yoga: First Saturday of each month at 9 am

What's New

Event Date: 
12/27/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Presented by the remarkable Practioners of Musick: John Burkhalter and Donovan Klotzbeacher, the music heard will reflect the musical world of two extraordinary men, King George III and President George Washington.

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Trenton Monthly Meeting

Meeting for Business

Ninth Month 10, 2017

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Trenton Monthly Meeting

Meeting for Business

Eighth Month 13, 2017

 

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At the request of some who were at the Meetinghouse during our memorial worship for Thereas, I've created a site where sharing can occur.

http://tfitzgibbon.blogspot.com

I think people who could not attend her memorial would like to hear our thoughts in this way so it might be nice to make an entry even if it repeats what we expressed on Sunday.

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Dear Editor,

After 20 months of negotiations the biggest congressional vote on war and peace is coming this month.  We urge our elected representatives to side with peace and vote in favor of the Iran deal.  We urge our fellow citizens to recognize that this agreement is the best way to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and protect the United States from another devastating war in the Middle East.  And war brings no assurance of success but does guarantee mayhem and destruction as we have seen in our recent forays in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Join in a gentle healing practice of yoga.  Wednesday evenings 5:30 to 6:30 pm and first Saturday morning of each month 9 am to 10 am.  Beginners welcome. More information at 609-865-1686.

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Worship with us!

609-278-4551
Trenton Meeting of Friends
142 East Hanover Street
Trenton, NJ 08608-1704
United States
Meeting Times: 

Meeting for Worship: Every Sunday, 10am

Meeting for Worship for Business: Second Sunday, time varies before or after worship

Social Sunday after Meeting for Worship:  3rd Sunday

Peace and Social Concerns Committee after Meeting for Worship:  4th Sunday

Community Yoga: First Saturday of each month at 9 am

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