New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Christmas Eve Gatherings Around the Yearly Meeting


Sunday, December 24, 2017 (All day)


see listings above


(If you'd like to have your meeting listed, please send details to the Yearly Meeting office.)

In addition to regular First Day worship, several meetings will hold Christmas Eve worship and celebrations.

Wellesley Friends Meeting (Mass.): Christmas Eve Worship starts at 4 pm. Following worship, family and guests are invited to join us for ham, egg nog, and fixings. Contributions will be gratefully accepted towards the cost of the hams. Any extra $ will be donated to charity. Friends are asked to contribute appetizers, bread, or dessert—see the sign-up poster at the meetinghouse for other ways to contribute to the meal.

West Epping Preparative (N.H.): 7 p.m. Candlelight meeting for worship followed by refreshments. Please bring a gift of food for the Raymond Community Action Food Pantry. Special needs: dry cereal, tuna fish, baby food, meat stew, baked beans and peanut butter. (Please note that the meetinghouse does not have toilet facilities.)

Framingham Friends Meeting (Mass.): 7 p.m. Candlelight worship

Dartmouth at Smith Neck (Mass.): 9 p.m.

Portland Friends Meeting (Maine) silent reflection beginning at 6 p.m.; Meeting for Worship with readings and singing at 6:30 p.m.


Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]