Tempe Friends Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)



318 East 15th Street Tempe, Arizona 85281

480-968-3966

 
 

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Friends' Lobby in D.C.

The FCNL advocates for Quaker values in Washington D.C. See how to be involved at

fcnl.org

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Welcome! Our Meeting for Worship is on Sundays at 10 am

First Day School (Sunday School) and childcare provided
Coffee and fellowship after rise of meeting

Who are the people of Tempe Friends Meeting?

We are everyday people just like you. We have families, jobs, and elderly parents, and like you we struggle with life's problems. We are also a community and family. Some of us were raised Quaker, most of us come from Christian or Jewish faiths, and some come from other faiths or none at all. Each of us is seeking their own way to know God. Tempe Monthly Meeting welcomes all people as full and equal members of our community, regardless of race, gender, ability, or sexual orientation. Please know that you are welcome among us unconditionally.

How do Friends worship?

It is in silence that we still our hearts and minds so that the Spirit of God may enter. This silencing, this waiting in expectancy, this listening for that which is deepest within – this is what Friends call worship. We seek a gathered stillness in our meetings for worship so that all may feel the power of God's love leading us and drawing us together.

 

Other Ways to Look at Quakers

 
Over the years, Friends have been described with some of the following language: in our worship, we focus on the "Inner Light," or engage in silent prayer. Some of us contemplate or meditate during our worship. Our type of "church," which we call a Meeting, is often associated with others as a "Peace Church," as peace, non-violence and an opposition to capital punishment are often associated with Friends.

You are welcome.

Tempe Monthly Meeting welcomes you to come and join us in worship. You will be met by a "greeter" at the door who will answer any questions you may have. Dress is very casual. You may dress up if you like, but most of us dress down.

For more information, see our links to the left.

 

   

Join Us For Worship!

Sundays 10-11am

Map & Directions

 

Upcoming events

NAMI Family Support Group
(National Alliance on Mental Illness)
4th Saturdays from 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Peer-led discussion of challenges &
resources in Tempe/Phoenix for
anyone helping loved ones with
mental health diagnoses.

See Calendar


 

Quaker Action

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is one of the many organizations working in Haiti. See how you can help at afsc.org

 

Our Quaker Yearly Meeting

imym.org

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