173 North Prospect St.
Burlington, VT 05401
Burlington Friends Meeting

Events, Ongoing

Workday at the Meeting House

Meeting for Worship

Sundays at 11:00 AM and on Wednesdays at noon. All are welcome.

Meeting for Business
The second Sunday of Each Month after a light lunch after rise of Meeting. The length of the Business Meeting varies but it usually lasts about 90 minutes.

First Day

First Day School is held on Second and Fourth Sundays, beginning at 10:45, September through mid-June. See the First Day School page for more detailed information. On the First, Third, and Fifth Sundays, the children attend Meeting for Worship from 11 AM to 11:15 AM and then move to the Bassett House for group activities as part of a multi-age childcare program.

Events, Recent and Upcoming

Composting Workshop & Work Day

Sunday, May 19, at rise of Meeting The Property Committee is sponsoring a CSWD Composting Workshop on Sunday May 19th after Sunday Meeting for Worship. A Simple buffet of sándwiches and fruit will be served at 12:30 in the Meeting House.

This free CSWD Composting Workshop with Lauren Layn will start off our workday at 1pm. The workday will be held in the gardens from 2-5pm. We are hoping many Friends from Meeting and all tenants will attend. We are also planning to publicize this valuable educational experience on composting to the immediate neighborhood.

Please rsvp to The Property Committee or to Jeanne Plo.

Adult Education Session

Sunday, May 26, 1 pm to 2:30 pm Meetinghouse. Friends Discussion Program on Vocal Ministry. Event will be preceded by potluck Lunch at 12:30.

Norwest Quarterly Meeting

Saturday, June 1 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Hannover Friends Meeting, 43 Lebanon Street in Hanover NH. Burlington Friends Meeting is part of the Northwest Quarter, a regional grouping of meetings from Vermont and western New Hampshire that gathers to do business quarterly, as its name suggests.


  1. 9:00 – 9:30 Registration with simple snack and hot drinks
  2. 9:30 – 12:00 Friends Talking About Race – an interactive workshop facilitated by Anita Mendez, Fran Brokaw and Judy Williams.
  3. 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
  4. 1:00 – 2:00 Meeting for Worship
  5. 2:00 – 4:00 Meeting for Worship for Business

To Register: By Wednesday, May 27, kindly send to Len Cadwallader, lennycad@gmail.com, the following information:

  • Name of each attendee in your family group (and age of children) and your monthly meeting/worship group.
  • Whether you need overnight hospitality on Saturday, June 1 in order to join Hanover Friends for Worship on Sunday, June 2 at 10:00AM.

Poetry "Speak-Out"

Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:00 am Meetinghouse

Ministry and Counsel invites members to a Poetry 'Speak-out.’ We will be joined by a special guest and friend of Robin Lloyd's, Roger Davies. Roger is a Canadian, a poet, and a member of Halifax Friends Meeting. Roger left the US in 1968 in protest to being drafted into the Vietnam war effort.

Coffee and scones provided. Bring your favorite poem!