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An Unprogrammed Quaker (Friends) Congregation

Serving Southwestern Colorado, Northwestern New Mexico and Northeastern Arizona

Site Content Updated May 15, 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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May 9, 2016 Worship and Ministry Committee Mtng #10 - Agenda

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

May 1, 2016 Finance report

April 11, 2016 Worship and Ministry Committee mtng #9 - 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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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.

 Meet IMYM 2016 Keynote Speaker Callid Keefe-Perry

IMYM 2016 Keynote Speaker; source:

Currently of Fresh Pond Meeting in Cambridge, MA., Callid’s life experience and ministry have provided rich seasoning on the topic of leadings—nurturing his own under the care of his monthly meeting and caring for the leadings of other Friends in the care of monthly meetings he attends.

The 2016 annual gathering of the Intermountain Yearly Meeting will take place at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico June 5th - June 12th. This year's theme is Nurturing Spiritual Gifts and Ministry in Our Meetings. 

More about Callid and his work, including the 2009 Pendle Hill workshop he co-lead with his wife Kristina The Jewels of Quakerism 


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Upcoming Events
DFM EVENTS CALENDAR Updated April 12, 2016 Sep 01, 2015 - Aug 31, 2016 — varies
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) / USA 2016 National Gathering, May 27- May 30, 2016, Denver, CO May 27, 2016 - May 30, 2016 — Regis Univ., Denver, CO
Let's Celebrate Dick and Gay Grossman's 50th Wedding Anniversary May 30, 2016 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Heartwood Co-Housing Common House
IMYM 2016 Gathering Jun 05, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016 — Ghost Ranch, NM
FGC 2016 Annual Gathering Dates & Theme Jul 03, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016 — St Joseph, MN
Upcoming events…
Regularly Scheduled Events

Fall, Winter and Spring Schedule

1st Hour, 9:30am

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

2nd & 4th Sundays: - Children's Education - 1st hour, 9:30 - 10:30am;  

2nd Hour, 11:00am:

1st Sunday:  Business Meeting - 2nd Hour, 11:00am - 1:00pm

2nd & 4th SundaysFriendly Discussion - 2nd Hour, 11:00am - 12:15pm

3rd Sunday:  Worship Sharing - 2nd Hour, 11:00am-12:15pm

5th Sunday:  Social time - 2nd Hour, 11:00am-12:15pm