Here, the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) reaches out to serve the city, the region, and the world.

Friends Center is a gathering spot in Center City Philadelphia We invite you to be part of Friends Center’s community of organizations working for peace and justice.  Come for a day to use our conference spaces for your organization, rent office space in Friends Center’s LEED Platinum office building, or visit for a few minutes in the quiet refuge of our Quaker meetinghouse and scenic plaza.

» Monday–Friday, 7 am–10 pm
» Saturday & Sunday, 9 am–5 pm

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World Quaker Day is 10/2/2016
The Friends World Committee has announced World Quaker Day will be October 2, 2016. Learn more at worldquakerday.org or search social media for the hashtag #WQD.

A Quaker Space for Our Time
The August 2016 issue of Friends Journal focuses on the theme, “Quaker Spaces.” In one feature article, Friends Center’s executive director wrote about Friends Center today.

Park(ing) Day 9/16/2016
Park(ing) Day is an annual international event when parking spaces are turned into “parklets” or mini-parks for the day. Friends Council on Education, Friends Association for Higher Education, and Friends Center collaborated to bring a parklet to 15th Street between Cherry and Race Streets. Read about it here.

Tenant e-newsletter, September 2016
The latest edition of Friends Center’s tenant newsletter is online here.


The Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) welcomes you to participate in this unique, unprogrammed form of service. We worship by gathering and silently waiting for the Spirit to guide us.