Welcome to Durango Friends Meeting
An Unprogrammed Quaker (Friends) Congregation
Serving Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico and Northeastern Arizona
Site Content Updated January 6, 2017
Would You Like to Worship with Durango Friends?
We settle into silent worship every Sunday at 9:30am.
You are invited to join us.
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Beyond Quaker Oats - Exploring Quaker Belief and Practices with Durango Friends Meeting
** Readings for the final three sessions are now available. See links below**
Please join us for a six-session discussion series of Quaker education. This series is open to anyone interested in deepening their understanding of Quakerism and will be facilitated by members of Durango Friends Meeting. Each session will be based on readings - available to borrow from the Durango Friends Meeting Library - and on the experience of participants.
Topics include -
- 1) Who are the Quakers? A history of Quakers from mid-17th century England to today
- 2) What do Quakers believe? - The Light Within
- 3) What do Quakers believe? - Quakers and Christianity
- 4) How do Quakers worship and minister? – How silent communal worship works
- 5) How do Quakers "let their lives speak"? - Witness and Activism
- 6) How do Quakers govern? Decision making and Conducting business
We will meet on the 2nd Sunday of October, November, December, January, February and March from 11am-12:30pm at Durango Friends Meetinghouse. We encourage you to join us for Meeting for Worship from 9:30-10:30am, but you are also welcome to attend just the discussion.
PLEASE NOTE: Sunday, January 1, 2017 is New Year's day, so all DFM scheduled Sunday events are pushed back one week. Therefore, the Quaker Education series "How to Quakers Worship" will be presented on the 3rd Sunday, Jan 15, 2017.
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Durango Friends Support Standing Rock Sioux
The Baltimore Yearly Meeting's Indian Affairs Committee minute on the Dakota Access Pipeline had rapid and unanimous support from those present at the Durango Friends Meeting October 2, 2016 Meeting for Business. The following minute was approved:
Durango Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends supports the minute of Baltimore Yearly Meeting Indian Affairs Committee Minute in Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Read BYM's minute here: