Portland Friends Meeting is a relatively large community of Quakers with many members. We also have many long time attenders for whom membership has not been and may never be a desire. We worship and share our community without distinction between members and attenders.
Considering membership in a Friends Meeting is an important step in one’s own spiritual journey and, potentially, one’s association with the larger Quaker community. This consideration prompts intentional, focused seeking and a rare opportunity to view one’s faith community, and one’s role within it, in a larger context. If you feel led to consider membership in Portland Friends Meeting the information referenced here may be helpful to your process.
Quaker Readings Relating to Membership
Topics to Reflect Upon as You Consider Membership – Three Perspectives
Please feel free to contact any of these individuals with any questions that you may have related to membership in Portland Friends Meeting:
Clerks of Portland Friends Meeting
Dorothy Grannell, via e-mail
Co-Clerks of Ministry and Counsel
Beth Bussiere-Nichols via e-mail
Christine Fletcher via e-mail