Bath Quaker Meeting is the local meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. We hold various weekly Meetings at the Central United Reformed Church (Grove St entrance).
Quakers have no liturgy or creed; Friends’ faith relates more to personal experience. Quakerism is rooted in Christianity, but free of the formalities and externalities. Some Friends find traditional Christian language full of meaning, others simply don’t. Quakers find that words can’t express the deeper realities of faith, and worship mostly in silence.
There’s an introduction to British Quakers here, and a good brief independent description by the BBC here. There’s more about the history of Quakers specifically in Bath here. There are also meetings nearby in Bradford-on-Avon, Frome, Trowbridge and Chippenham.
This short film by Kevin Redpath profiles several Quakers across SW England
The best thing is to come and experience the simplicity and power of your local Quaker meeting for yourself. If you want to attend Bath Quaker Meeting just show up. Times and location details are shown in the panel on the right.
Everyone is welcome. Children are catered for with a dedicated childrens’ meeting; there’s step-free access and free fresh coffee and tea after.