News and Updates  


Our calendar shows our upcoming events.

This page, like our Facebook page, is for major events and updates that we announce more broadly to the public.

More minor updates are sent to a listserv. Anyone interested in receiving these emails may contact us.

Recent Updates

  • United Society Of Friends Women Northeast Gathering

    September 4, 2020

    We are invited to participate in a USFW meeting on Saturday 26 September, 2020 from 10am-12noon (EST) 5-7PM Kenya Time. North American women will meet to worship and discuss with Kenyan and Congolese women, some in Africa and some who have emigrated to Canada and the U.S. One of the key organizers is Marian Baker, who visited us last summer and whose travelogue of her journey through African communities last fall was sent out to interested Friends in MMM as her voyage unfolded.

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  • Midweek Restarting Online

    September 2, 2020

    Midweek meeting will be restarting online on September 9th. Contact us for details. Can’t wait to see everyone!

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  • Accessibility Audit by Agence SAT

    August 27, 2020

    This past week, the Montreal Quaker Meeting website completed our work with Agence SAT, who conducted a full accessibility review of our website according to accessibility standards set by the governments of Quebec and Canada, and the international WAI norms set by the W3C.

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  • CYM 2020 online

    August 10, 2020

    Canadian Yearly Meeting is meeting online this year. Fabulous opportunity to connect with Quakers across Canada.

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  • More information for new attenders

    July 2, 2020

    As promised here, some new website features have just rolled out today:

    • Glossary of French-English Quaker terminology!
    • More information for new attenders on:
      • Business meeting
      • Learning more
      • Podcast recommendations
      • Meeting policies and resources
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  • New website is live!

    June 11, 2020

    Our shiny new website is now live! Thanks to everyone who helped test and improve it.

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  • Bible Study Plan

    June 10, 2020

    Two announcements:

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  • Zoom worship is possible (and not bad actually)

    May 25, 2020

    The New York Times published an article this month about the experience of Quakers meeting online.

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  • Geoff presenting the Quaker Institute for the Future

    April 14, 2020

    Sunday, April 19th after meeting on Zoom, so around 12:30 pm, we’ll have a short presentation from Geoff Garver about the Quaker Institute for the Future. Here’s a little blurb about that:

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  • Meeting online

    March 15, 2020

    We’ll be meeting online for the foreseeable future and also the time for midweek meeting online will be moved to 7 pm from 5:30 pm. Contact us for all the details. Looking forward to seeing you.

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  • The how-to of Quaker business meeting

    March 4, 2020

    Every month we strive to hold an event after Sunday meeting (12:30 pm) whose goal is to hold a brief presentation and discussion about one aspect of Quaker life.

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  • Come play the Boundaries Game

    February 4, 2020

    Every month we strive to hold an event after Sunday meeting (12:30 pm) whose goal is to hold a brief presentation and discussion about one aspect of Quaker life.

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  • Quaker history role-play

    January 15, 2020

    Every month we strive to hold an event after Sunday meeting (12:30 pm) whose goal is to hold a brief presentation and discussion about one aspect of Quaker life.

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  • Holiday potluck

    November 26, 2019

    The singing potluck organizers would like to invite you to a holiday, singing-optional potluck on December 13th starting at 6pm at a member’s home. Please RSVP by contacting us for the address, near Villa-Maria metro.

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  • Thanksgiving potluck

    October 4, 2019

    Potluck after meeting on October 27th. The theme of this potluck is thanksgiving: giving thanks to folks who make meeting roll, there are so many invisible and unthanked tasks that keep any community together. Let’s take a moment to thank each other and also be grateful for everything we have.

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  • Introduction to Quakers Event

    September 4, 2019

    Every month we strive to hold an event after Sunday meeting (12:30 pm) whose goal is to hold a brief presentation and discussion about one aspect of Quaker life. Here are the scheduled topics

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  • Eco-vigil

    September 2, 2019

    Following silent worship on September 15, you are invited to take part in a creative experiment. The project is a meditative exercise in which participants share their perceptions and emotions about the endangered state of the earth. Your feedback will help the developers revise the activity. They hope you will participate and give your reactions.

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  • Picnic is ON!

    June 7, 2019

    The Quaker picnic is TOMORROW. The weather looks like it’s going to be amazing so we are on.

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  • Quaker Q&A

    November 30, 2018

    The Montreal Quaker Meeting will be hosting an open house on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Greene Centre, with a Q&A session with a longtime member after quiet worship and snacks. If you have been interested in coming to the Sunday meeting but felt a bit shy, this will be a great day to try it out and come ask questions. We’ll all be on our best behaviour (on time, name tags on).

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