Eugene Friends Meeting

Eugene Friends Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends ("Quakers")

Eugene Friends Meeting News

Sunday Schedule:

  • 9 a.m. – Meeting for Worship via zoom, with Afterword 
  • 10:15 – Singing via zoom
  • 11 a.m. – In-Person Meeting for Worship, in the Meeting House.
  • 11 a.m. – Meeting for Worship via zoom, with Afterward

Tuesdays: Mid-week worship via zoom, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

You are invited to worship with Eugene Friends Meeting:

In-Person Meeting for Worship: We welcome you to our Sunday in-person 11:00 a.m. Meeting for Worship, in our Meetinghouse courtyard. Learn more here.

First Day Children’s Program: Children’s Program will meet on the first Sunday of each month throughout Fall 2021.  Learn more here.

Online Meeting for Worship at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.:

God is in all of us wherever we are, and dispersed meeting allows us to worship together without risk of spreading illness. Simply use a computer with internet access or a phone. You are encouraged to arrive at least 5 min early to make sure you can log on successfully, and mute your microphone until you wish to speak to eliminate background noise. Use the link below to attend.

Meeting ID: 865 0968 3721

Passcode: EFM

Phone login: 1 (253) 215-8782 + Meeting ID.

IF you are unable to login, try pasting the login link into your browser.

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EFM April Events:

  • 2 – First Day School for Children, at 11:00 a.m.
  • 2 – First Sunday potluck, at 12:00 p.m.
  • 2 – Plastics-free Share Fair, at 1:00 p.m.
  • 3 – Earthcare Support Group, via zoom at 7:00 p.m.
  • 8 – All Meeting Work Party, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • 9 – Easter Egg Hunt, 11:00 a.m.
  • 9 – Worship Sharing, in-person at the Meetinghouse at 12:30 p.m. and via zoom at 12:45 p.m.
  • 15 – Discern EFM’s response to FCNL, via zoom at 7:00 p.m.
  • 16 – Interplay Playshop, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
  • 23 – Meeting for Worship for Business, via zoom at 1:00 p.m.
  • 26 – Adult Religious Education/Quaker Studies, via zoom at 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
  • 29 – Service project at Eloheh, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays – Midweek worship, via zoom at 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Eugene Friends Meeting Event Details

We welcome parents and children! We continue to meet on First Sundays for a First Day School Program, and someone will also be available for childcare on other Sundays at 11 a.m., starting in April. Join us Sunday, April 2, to decorate eggs, both cardboard and hard-boiled, and go for a walk to look for signs of spring. And that’s not all: We will also have a program for Sunday, April 9, for our annual Easter Egg Hunt, beginning at 11 a.m. (We need some volunteers to hide eggs!) All ages welcome – infants through high school. Contact Children’s Religious Education Committee.

First Sunday Potluck: Join us on Sunday, April 2, at noon, for a potluck gathering. All are welcome, please join us even if you did not bring an item to share; we always have plentiful food! Only the hospitality crew will be allowed in the kitchen: They will set up, monitor and clean up – please deliver your food items to the crew to be prepped for serving.

Plastics-Free Share Fair: In order to help you all find new ways to reduce plastic in your homes and in the Meetinghouse, the EFM Earthcare Support Group will host an hour of show and tell on Sunday, April 2, at 1 p.m., with products we have found and tested. We have also invited Mollie from Bhumi RefilleryContact Earthcare Ministry Coordinator.

EFM Earthcare Support Meeting: Please join our group! We are meeting every month on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m., via zoom, to share our ideas for creative actions and celebrate our successes. If you want to join us, let me know and the Earthcare Coordinator will send the link. Contact Earthcare Ministry Coordinator.

All Meeting Work Party: Come one, come all, to help shine up the Meeting House and Grounds, on Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. We have big tasks and small tasks, indoor and outdoor tasks; sign up for the task of your dreams on the chart on the hall table. Contact Hearthkeepers.

Worship Sharing: The second Sunday of each month, 12:45 p.m., in a hybrid meeting (combining Zoom and in-person at the meeting house; use the Sunday link.). Questions? Contact Ministry and Counsel Committee.

Friends Committee on National Legislation has asked Quakers around the country to help in discerning what FCNL should say about reproductive health in its policy statement. The EFM Peace & Justice committee will hold a Zoom gathering on Saturday, April 15, at 7 p.m. to discern EFM’s response to FCNL. Link for more information. Contact Peace and Justice Committee.

EFM Work Party at Eloheh Indigenous Center for Earth Justice: You are invited to join our carpool. So far we have 5 folks going from Eugene. 2 seats left in the first van travelling to the Eloheh Last Saturday of the Month Work Party on Saturday, April 29, 2023. If we get more folks wanting to go, we can try to find another willing driver. Pack your own sack lunch, snacks and something to drink. We will gather at the Meetinghouse at 8:15 a.m. and leave by 8:30 a.m. We will return by 5:00 p.m. While contributing to a working farm, volunteers for Eloheh Farm learn wisdom from North American Traditional Indigenous Knowledge (TIK), Permaculture Design, and Biomimicry. Randy Woodley, our Winter Retreat keynote speaker, is co-sustainer of Eloheh with his wife Edith. If you want to join us, please DO NOT sign up on the Eloheh website. Instead, send an email to Eloheh Carpool.

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Updated 3/26/2023