Meeting for worship is held every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we warmly welcome you to join us in silent worship and reflection. The 11 a.m. meeting has First Day School (Quakerese for Sunday School) and nursery care during the… Read More
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The Meeting for Worship has been referred to as “the pearl of Quakerdom”. The Committee on Ministry and Counsel hopes to enrich our Meetings for Worship by reviewing with Friends some of the qualities of a good Meeting. There are two aspects of our Meetings for Worship The first is the silence of group worship,… Read More
Twin Cities Friends Meeting (TCFM) belongs to the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), with affiliations to Northern Yearly Meeting and Friends General Conference. We are located at 1725 Grand Ave. in St. Paul, Minnesota, a block east of Fairview (view map/directions), telephone 651/699-6995. Sunday parking is available at the Ramsey Junior High School lots; enter… Read More
Update as of Jan. 2009 Friends have traditionally rejected the use of creeds, largely from a conviction that no statement of belief can accurately describe or reflect divine reality. There is another compelling reason for us to reject creeds. Over time the spiritual and theological diversity among Friends has become far broader and deeper than… Read More
In this mutual exploration, there are disciplines which help us. Friends wishing to speak raise their hand. When the clerk recognizes them, they rise, and, when ready, speak their mind. If the clerk asks for silence, all Friends return to worship seeking understanding and openness; in this silence, one speaks only if led.