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Response to Covid-19

In line with Government advice and guidance from Britain Yearly Meeting, we are making changes to the advertised times of our Meetings for Worship as follows:


We are holding 'blended' Meetings for Worship from 10:30 to 11:30 with members in the Meeting House complying with current Covid restrictions. We regret that we are currently unable to offer refreshments afterwards. For further information please contact quakers105@gmail.com


Friends have resumed meeting for worship at the Meeting House at 10.30 on Sunday mornings.


We are meeting in the Meeting House 10.30-11.30 for 'blended' meetings which will can also be attended via Zoom and an audio tape will be available afterwards. We are currently holding our Wednesday meetings on Zoom only, 12.30-1.00 pm.


We are holding Meeting for Worship on the first and third Sunday of each month at 10.45 for an hour. We are meeting in person in line with current guidance.

Holding each other in the Light

We hold Friends, neighbours and all members of our communities in the Light.

"We are all the poorer for the crushing of one man, since the dimming of the Light anywhere darkens us all."

Michael Sorensen, 1986

Welcome to the web site of Quakers (Religious Society of Friends)
in Mid-Essex

We meet for worship at four locations:

  • Billericay
  • Brentwood*
  • Chelmsford
  • Maldon

*Meeting House is in Shenfield

Meetings for Worship are held on Sunday mornings, and last for about an hour.

(Brentwood Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.)

Both Maldon and Billericay meetings also hold a mid-week meeting.

For location and times of meetings, see Local Quaker Meetings on menu bar.

All are welcome to join us for Meeting for Worship at any of these locations. There is no ceremony, and we are not led by a priest or minister. In the stillness we each seek our spiritual truth. Anyone may feel moved to share their insights with the others present.

We look forward to meeting you, answering any questions that you may have, and sharing some refreshments after our Meeting for Worship.

To contact Mid-Essex Quakers, e-mail to     contact@midessexquakers.org.uk

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If you would like to learn more about Quakers, why not find out by sending for a free information pack?

Contact Outreach, Freephone 0808 109 1651,

e-mail outreach@quaker.org.uk,

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We would recommend the following web sites:
www.quaker.org.uk the web site of the UK Quaker headquarters
yfgm.quaker.org.uk the web site of Quakers in the 18-30ish age group
www.yqspace.org.uk the web site of under 18 Quakers