COVID Safety Guidelines for In-person Worship

We are now starting to meet in-person and on Zoom (blended worship), please click here to read our updated COVID Safety Guidelines.

For more specific information or questions, please click here to contact Bridge City’s Clerk.

For information on an upcoming event:
1) Hover over the name of the event and a pop-up window will appear
2) Click on the name of the event and you will be taken to a new page with all the event details

Pacific Northwest Quarterly Meeting (PNQM)
Sep 22 – Sep 24 all-day

This quarterly meeting is held near Ellensburg Washington at Lazy F Camp.  Like Willamette Quarterly Meeting, PNQM is part of North Pacific Yearly Meeting.

This year PNQM is joining  with the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC) regional consultation on Right Relationship with Indigenous Peoples.  They are welcoming all in the Pacific Northwest to come, including Friends Meeting and Friends Churches.

It is pay-as-led so all are free to come regardless of ability to pay.

More information is here.

Oregon Peace Works
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Training for Nonviolent Direct Action

  • Salem, Oregon
  • September 23, 2023
  • 9am – 4pm

Register here:

Nonviolent Direct Action Training

Alliance for Democracy – Anti-War/Pro-Peace
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

lnform the public of the economic and environmental consequences of a war budget out of control {$886 billion for FY 2024). lmagine if you can what that money could do if used to serve the needs of the people instead of the needs of the military industrial complex. Move the money to human needs not war!

  • Where: East end of the Burnside Bridge in front of the car dealership
  • When: Every Saturday, start: 4 PM; end 5:30 PM.
  • Signs: Alliance for Democracy will provide the signs. You provide the dedication to peace by showing up


UPDATED Meeting for Worship September 2023
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

We will be meeting in person at Nancy and Mike’s house, 6017 SE Lafayette St., Portland Oregon, this Sunday, September 24, 2023.  It will be an in-person meeting only.

This location is a replacement for Worship in the Park because of probable rain. Friends present will decide whether to meet in the backyard or in-doors.

>> We are asking Friends to be fully vaccinated. Wearing masks will be optional.   

There will not be singing.

Meeting for Worship this Sunday September 22, 2023,  we will worship together in person.

  • 9:30-10:00 a.m.   Gather, Settle in.
  • 10:00-11:00 a.m.   Meeting for Worship
  • 11:00  Fellowship  –  Bring a sack lunch if you would like and visit with one another. Coffee, tea, will be available.

For Directions, etc.

  • Mike Emert: 971-207-8424
  • Nancy McLauchlan: 503-970-2512
Traveling in the Ministry: Music for Holy Hard Times
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Friend Anna Fritz is a cellist and folksinger with a music ministry under the care of Multnomah Friends Meeting. She has spent part of the summer traveling in the ministry in the Northeast, including giving a plenary at New England Yearly Meeting and concerts at six monthly meetings. Friend Julie Peyton (West Hills Friends Church) accompanied her as an elder for part of her travels. Anna and Julie will share about the work of ministering and eldering as well as how this music ministry seems to be moving in the world. (Note: Make-your-own-sandwich fixings will be provided during Social Hour after 10:00am Meeting for Worship for those staying for this program.)  Here is an article that Anna Fritz wrote about her experiences traveling in the ministry.
Multnomah Monthly Meeting – Weekly Bible Study
Sep 25 @ 7:00 am

All are welcome, no prerequisite except a hope to encounter the Holy Spirit and each other more deeply in this exercise. Every Monday at 7:00 am with both online and in-person options available.

Zoom Access:

Meeting ID: 819 2875 9493
Passcode: 97772


Joe Snyder

Midweek Worship Group Via Zoom Video Forum
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Midweek Worship will become a blended in-person and Zoom meeting.  Click here to request Zoom access. Friends wishing to worship in person will meet Wednesdays at noon at the First Christian Church, 1314 SW Park Ave., at the corner of SW Columbia in the South Park Blocks. On arriving, check with Gini Stevens at the door to ask in which room the Meeting for Worship is located. Masks are required; however, this could change as things open up. Questions? Please contact Marion Ward, 503-224-0097 or

Weekday Meeting for Worship
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Quaker Call To Action ALERT
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

If you have been worried about threats to democracy, here is an event that might speak to you.  You can register now for this Zoom event.

If you have not yet registered for the Quaker Call To Action National Zoom Call from 7-9 PM EDT on September 28, you can CLICK HERE to register now. WE WILL EMAIL THE ZOOM LINK TO REGISTRANTS THE DAY BEFORE THE EVENT. Please include in your contacts to ensure receipt of the Zoom link and other future communications.

The 9/28 National Zoom Call will feature a message from Parker J. Palmer on “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Love, Truth, Justice & the Work of We the People.” The Evening will include worship, Parker’s message, small worship sharing groups, and time for questions and reflections. You can read, download and share the event invitation HERE.

Please share the National Zoom Call invitation and the recently Updated Urgent Call To Action as widely as possible, including in your Meeting, organization, and individually. All of this and other important information can be found on our website at Please bookmark the site and visit us regularly to stay up to date.

Virtual Worship for White Friends Confronting Racism
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Meeting for Worship for Friends of European Descent Confronting Racism

The Ministry on Racism is hosting a weekly Meeting for Worship for Friends of European Descent confronting racism and White Supremacy. As we continue anti-racism work in our home contexts, it is important to stay connected and supported in community. This worship seeks to nourish our communal anti-racism commitment. It will be held every Friday at 12 PM EDT / 11 AM CDT / 10 AM MDT / 9 AM PDT. It is in the care of a rotating team of co-facilitators.

If you are white/of European descent and would like to join our worship, please complete the form on this page: