Meeting Care Day

A training & consultation gathering for Friends serving their local Quaker meeting
November 16, 2024
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Friends School of Portland
11 US-1
Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110
United States

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Do you serve your local Quaker meeting? Are you looking to connect with others serving in similar roles to discuss challenges and explore best practices? Join us for Meeting Care Day, an in-person event featuring multiple workshop options related to specific service areas. Before and after the morning and afternoon workshop sessions, we will gather for worship and fellowship, making for an energizing day.


  • 9:00 Arrivals, fellowship, coffee & refreshments
  • 9:30 Welcome & opening worship
  • 10:15 Part one workshops
  • 11:45 Lunch
  • 12:45 Part two of workshops
  • 2:15 break
  • 2:30 Closing worship 
  • 3:00 Goodbyes


All workshops are three hours, broken into two 90-minute Sessions. Workshop options will be posted in the early fall.


Stay home if you are experiencing Covid or flu symptoms. Participants who have recently tested positive for Coivd must follow the CDC guidelines for isolation and exposure. Masks are optional and the choice to mask will always be respected. There will be indoor and outdoor dining spaces.


This event is offered on a pay-as-led basis (sliding scale), with a suggested fee of $30 for workshop participants. Please pay the amount that seems right for you and your budget. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Coffee, tea, and light refreshments will be provided. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch.


Registration will open in early fall. To be emailed when registration opens,  Contact Program Director Nia Thomas.

Questions or suggestions? Contact Program Director Nia Thomas.

Program Director
NiaDwynwen Thomas