Quakerism is a way of life rooted in a unique form of worship, in which Quakers and others come together in stillness and silence, to open their hearts and lives to God, which they also call the Light.
There are Quaker meetings all over Britain which offer a place where people can find a real sense of community and are free to challenge, question and explore their own beliefs, values and ideas. Many Quakers describe it as a spiritual home – a place of deep connections; a group of people bound together by an awareness of the sacred in all things and a desire to work together for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.
From this shared experience, they seek to live lives built on principles of simplicity, equality, truth and peace. It is a faith and a way of life that is both timeless and contemporary.
Visiting a Quaker meeting near you will give a real insight into their experience of worship and the ways in which it enriches, shapes and transforms their lives.
You do not have to be a Quaker to attend a meeting. All are welcome.
To find your nearest meeting or order a free information pack go to Find out more. To find out what a Quaker meeting may be like, you might like to watch the video below produced by Quakers in Watford.