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An Unprogrammed Quaker (Friends) Congregation

Serving Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico and Northeastern Arizona

Site Content Updated June 23, 2016

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Curious About Quakers and the Quaker Experience?

Below is a playlist of videos produced by QuakerSpeak, a project of the Quaker publication Friends Journal .  Each of these five videos provide perspective on the nature of Quaker worship. The titles include:

What to Expect in a Quaker Meeting for Worship; Quaker Meeting for Worship Part 1: The Challenge of Sitting in Silence; Quaker Meeting for Worship Part 2: Giving Vocal Ministry; Quaker Meeting for Worship Part 3: The Gathered Meeting; What do Quakers Do in Silent Worship?


Opinions and ideas expressed in these videos represent the diversity of experience and outlook within the Quaker community and may not necessarily reflect views of the Durango Friends Meeting or its members and attenders.

We value your feedback. Please email your observations, ideas and opinions on QuakerSpeak or any other aspect of our website to  

 Recently Posted Meeting Business

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June 5, 2016 Business Meeting - Minutes

June 5, 2016 W&M Report - "The Year in Review"

May 19, 2016 P&SC Committee meeting - Convenor's Notes

May 9, 2016 Worship and Ministry Committee Mtng #10 - Minutes

May 1, 2016 - Meeting for Worship for Business - Minutes

2016 State of the Meeting report, approved April 3, 2016

Guidelines for Use of DFM Property, approved April 3, 2016


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June 27th Film & Potluck - Witness to War with Dr. Charlie Clements

Charlie Clements Then and Now


The 1986 Academy Award winner for Documentary Short Subject Witness to War is a 29 minute film that tells the story of Dr. Charlie Clements, who went from air force pilot to dedicated pacifist. Join Dr. Charlie Clements and Durango Friends at the Durango Friends Meetinghouse on June 27th for a potluck and screening of the film.

New Day Films description of  Witness to War:

"One man's journey of conscience from Vietnam to El Salvador, Witness to War is the Academy Award winning story of Dr. Charlie Clements who was a pilot in Vietnam until he refused further combat missions. Stripped of his military identity, Charlie Clements dedicated his life to non-violence and healing, ultimately tending to the wounded behind rebel lines in El Salvador. A personal testament to the enduring tragedy of war as relevant in our times as it was then."

Potluck at 6:00 pm

Video at 7:00 pm


Used in Mountain Friends Camp feature linking to MFC Thanksgiving letter 11/2015 

Mountain Friends Camp April 2016 Newsletter Now Available

Dear Friends, Registration is open and early bird pricing ends April 30th. Questions answered in the April newsletter include: 

  • What do campers, parents and staff have to say about Mountain Friends Camp? 
  • What programs and activities do you have? What makes Mountain Friends Camp special?What does it mean to be a Quaker summer camp? 
  • Do I have to be Quaker to come to camp?
  • Can you tell me more about your staff?
  • What is the food like?  
  • What is the location like?  
  • Is financial aid available?

 June 27-July 1: Staff Week   July 2-16: Session 1    July 17-23: Session 2    July 24-27: Family Camp

 Read the Mountain Friends Camp April 2016 Newsletter, and the answers to the above questions, here.


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Regularly Scheduled Events

Summer Schedule - June, July and August 

1st Hour, 9:30am

Every Sunday:  Meeting for Worship - 1st hour, 9:30 - 10:30am

2nd Hour, 11:00am:

1st Sunday:  Business Meeting - 2nd Hour, 11:00am - 1:00pm, June and August only. 

Meeting for Business will not be held in July.

No other 2nd hour activites are scheduled for the summer.

Fall, Winter and Spring programming resumes in September, 2016.