Atlantic City Area Friends Meeting

"You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another."

Atlantic City Area Friends meet for worship at 10am every Sunday (same time all year).

Our meetinghouse is in Galloway Township, New Jer
sey, near Absecon (click here for directions). At 10am, we settle into a living, expectant silence. Many of us have come to Friends as adults and we welcome first-time seekers to come visit and share what we've found!

Children are very welcome and our building is wheelchair-accessible.


Letter to Members and Attenders

1828 Meetinghouse Restoration

Upcoming Events

EVERY SUNDAY: Adult RE discussion at 9 am, Meeting for Worship at 10. (same time all year). Please offer suggestions for discussion topics to Peter Day. Query for the month will be discussed on the day we hold meeting for business.

Meeting for Business: Every 2nd Sunday of the month, 11:15am, at rise of worship

Pizza and spiritual discussion for March CANCELLED. Too many Friends are travelling. See below for April date and topic. Same applies to Potluck Brunch. March is turning into our month of hibernation! (Sunday activities continue uninterrupted.)


MAR 1st - Workday, outdoors and in, following worship. Help win the war against the wisteria! Wear work clothes, bring hand tools, or help with housekeeping.

MAR 1st – Christie Duncan-Tessmer, General Secretary of PYM, will speak at Medford Friends Meeting (14 Union Street, Medford, NJ). Worship at 10, lecture and discussion at 11:15, followed by potluck lunch. Find out what Quakers are up to!

MAR 8th - Meeting for Business after worship

Mar 28th - SPECIAL EVENT (great opportunity to meet Quakers): March 28 (Saturday) 7 pm. Annual William Penn lecture at Arch Street Meetinghouse. “Daring to Stand Up”, speaker Matthew Armstead. Matthew is part of the Earth Quaker Action Team. Sponsored by Young Adult Friends of PYM! If you don’t like to drive in the city, you can take the PATCO train from Lindenwold to 8th & Market Streets. After the lecture, a group of us will be walking back to that station, so you won’t be alone. Call Alice if you want to coordinate transportation – 965 2196.


Apr 12 – Meeting for Business after Worship, with special attention to plans for May 9.

Apr 19 – This year’s first use of the 1828 Meetinghouse for Worship, weather permitting! Followed by Potluck Brunch. Bring F/friends!

Apr 23 (Thursday) – Pizza and spiritual discussion. Topic: Meeting for Worship – are we getting it right? How well do our practices suit our spiritual needs? What would deepen our sense of God’s presence in our midst? This is important. Please attend if possible.

Apr 25/26 – Let’s do some outdoor maintenance work to spruce up for Spring. Details to be determined. IF you have some time and want to work on your own before this (highly encouraged!), feel free to attack any plant that is climbing up a tree. Wisteria is the obvious target, but other vines can also be cut down.

May 9 (Saturday) – Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale! All hands on deck. Last year’s sale was a great success. Remember, this event supports repair and renovation of the 1828 Meetinghouse. Tell everyone you can think of!

May 16 (Saturday) – Quaker College Fair – Noon, Arch Street Meetinghouse - Do you know a teenager who might attend a Quaker college? At least 12 colleges will be represented.

May or June (to be determined) - Spring social event with our Korean Presbyterian Church neighbors.


Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting
437-A S. Pitney Rd., Galloway NJ 08205
Phone: (609) 652-2637. Email:

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