Welcome to Darlington Quakers

Who are Quakers?

 

Meetings for Worship are open to everyone.
Whatever your background or spiritual beliefs, you will find a warm welcome in our meeting.

 

* Sundays 10.30-11.30am (Main Meeting room)

* Thursdays 12.30-1pm (Library)

 

* Quakers worship in silence without a set order of service. We gather in silent waiting to access the deepest part of ourselves and that "other" that may be call, God, Spirit, Higher Power, Light..   

* We believe that God is present in everyone and putting our Faith into action is central to our way of life whether in peace work, social justice or environmental sustainability. 

* Our testimony to Peace, Equality, Simplicity, Sustainability and Truth is what connects us as Quakers, not our beliefs.

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About Quakers

If you are curious and exploring your spirituality, come and experience worship.

  • Meeting for Worship is the bedrock of our Quaker experience; its where we seek that stillness in the centre of our being. Its where we are prompted, nudged and sometimes challenged to act out our faith
  • Our Testimony to peace, equality, sustainability and simplicity is what drives us, within our own lives and the world around.  
  • It wont be for everyone but many newcomers say it feels like "coming home"    

  

History and The Burial Ground

An undiscovered gem, a place of tranquility, right in the heart of the town

  • Both the meeting house itself and the burial ground behind offer a wealth of fascinating history. 
  • It is beautiful tranquil place, open to the public during daylight hours, for all to explore or sit for a moment's peaceful reflection.   
  • Many of the Quakers who built the town including the Stockton & Darlington railway are buried here. 
  • You'll find links to our current burial records by plot number and alphabetical order to trace individuals.

 

 

 

Room Hire

Share our beautiful historic Grade 2 listed building right in the centre of town. 

  • We have a variety of spaces available for hire with capacities ranging from 4 - 80 people.
  • Find details about each room with photo, as well as venue information. 
  • Step by step guide from initial enquiry to your first meeting. 
  • Documents to download: Hirer information pack and booking forms.  

You can find us at:

Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, Durham, DL3 7NB

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We meet:

Every Sunday at 10:30-11:30
Every Thursday at 12:30-13:00

Children's Meeting:

Children and young people's meeting held on the 1st Sunday of the month.

Accessibility:

✓ Hearing loop
✓ Wheelchair access
✓ Wheelchair accessible toilet
✓ Parking

Access to our car park off Skinnergate on Sundays until 10.30 am or weekdays until 10.00. Once in you can exit any time.