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.

Our Meeting has undertaken an exploration of our purpose and resources. In recent months in Meeting for Business, non-essential business has been deferred so that we may begin the task of addressing the larger questions posed by our changing planet: Who are we called to be? How might we help midwife the transitions that are coming?

It is critical that we bring the whole spectrum of our voices to these questions. Please attend and encourage other Friends to attend.

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

Book Discussion THIS SUNDAY

Third Sundays Beginning October 15 In response to the NEYM minute on white supremacy, Ministry and Counsel will host a book study using Waking up White by Debby Irving. Discussions will be held before meeting for worship; a schedule is available here. Books can be purchased at a discount through the Meeting.

Game Night

Friday, December 1 8:00 PM - ??? Bassett House. As the winter sets in and the holidays come, we would like to have an opportunity as a community to have some fun and play together. Pizza will be ordered, and a range of games for all ages will be provided. Please come, just yourself, though if you have a favorite game you enjoy bring that as well.

Peace, Justice and Earth Care Meeting

Sunday, November 19 There will be a meeting of the Peace, Justice and Earthcare committee at rise of meeting.

Quarterly Meeting

Sunday, December 3 We will be hosting quarterly meeting at our meeting house.

  • 8:00 AM Breakfast
  • 9:15 AM Program: Sanctuary in Quaker History and Today
  • 11:00 AM Meeting for Worship
  • 12:15 PM Soup Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Quarterly Meeting for Business

Details are available on this PDF. Please register if you plan on coming, even if you are a regular BFM member or attender, so we can estimate number of chairs, food for meals, and so on. Registration instructions are on the PDF.

Rokeby Museum Exhibit—Yours in the Cause: Faces of Radical Abolition

Current Seasonal Exhibit Rarely seen historic photographs depict a small group of abolitionists, each with ties to the Robinsons of Rokeby as documented in letters, account books, broadsides, and other artifacts that are also on view. For more information, visit the Rokeby Museum web site