Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice
of the Religious Society of Friends (QUAKERS)

News & Announcements

Sunday October 1 is World Quaker Day. COME see what Quakers are doing around the world 

Your image of Quakers may be from the box of oats or from famous depictions like Gary Cooper in the award-winning movie “Friendly Persuasion,” but Quakers are right here in our own community as well! The nearest active group is the Wilton Quaker Meeting at 317 New Canaan Road in Wilton

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On July 15, 2017, we had our first celebration of our 75-year anniversary. We had a wonderful party that included music, poetry, food, dancing, yoga, and a talk on the history of the Meeting. We were very happy to be joined in the celebration by several old friends. Stephanie Kim of the News Times reported on the event.  A copy of the history and a link to the News Times article complete with pictures may be accessed by clicking on the title of this news article and clicking the resulting links at the bottom of the page.  

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The First Day School Committee and Wilton Monthly Meeting are delighted to let you know that, beginning January 29th, 2017 we are offering a new place for children, appropriately, in the heart of meeting for worship.

Any children attending Meeting or First Day School can now choose to sit on a rug on the floor in front of the fireplace, Other children as well as one friendly adult will be there too! In First Day School, the children are each creating a "sit-upon" to make their space their own as well as a bit comfier. We will have a few extras for visitors.

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A coalition of community, religious and university organizations, including Wilton Monthly Meeting, has organized to make people aware of the injustice of solitary confinement. 

We are organizing local film screenings and displays of solitary confinement cells.

We generally meet on the 23rd of each month at the Meeting House. Please check our calendar under Events.

We need your help!  Join us.

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We are a Lifelines to Solitary meeting.

Lifelines to Solitary is a prison correspondence program specifically designed to reach out to people in solitary confinement. On any given day more than 100,000 people are held in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons and jails. 

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Reading Deep Denial by David Billings

We are opening our minds to White Privilege and exploring options for Racial Justice by reading Deep Denial by David Billings, our second book in our Racial Justice book discussion series. Discussions of Deep Denial will be added to our calendar. 

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