College Park Quarterly Meeting (CPQM) is a quarterly gathering of
unprogrammed Monthly Meetings of the Religious Society of
Friends (Quakers) in the Northern California and Northern Nevada
The Quarter meets on a regular schedule.
Spring Session: May 19-21, 2017. Spring quarterly meeting will take place at Quaker Center in Ben Lomond, CA.
The theme for the 2017 spring meeting is An Invitation to the Dance: Learning more about sharing the Quaker way.
We encourage all Friends to join us for the business of the quarterly meeting.
About Friends, Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly Meetings
Wikipedia has information about Quakerism.
The following brief introduction is intended to simply explain College Park Quarterly Meeting's context in the Society of Friends.
There are unprogrammed and programmed Friend (Quaker) meetings for
worship. Unprogrammed Friends meetings gather in silence for worship,
and programmed meetings usually have a pastor and have worship
similiar to Protestant services.
Local meetings, which have weekly Meetings for Worship, are called
Monthly Meetings because they hold a Meeting for the purpose of
business once a month. They are organized by geographic region into
larger Quarterly Meetings, which are organized into yet-larger Yearly
CPQM is a gathering of unprogrammed monthly meetings in Northern
California and Northern Nevada (list of meetings).
It is a part of Pacific Yearly Meeting
(PYM). Another quarterly meeting in PYM is the Southern California
Quarterly Meeting, which includes meetings and worship groups in Southern
California and Southern Nevada. Pacific Yearly Meeting also includes meetings in Hawaii and Mexico that are not part of a quarterly meeting.
The yearly meetings for programmed meetings in this area are
Evangelical Friends Church Southwest and
Western Association of the Religious Society of Friends, which includes churches in Berkeley, Whittier, and Bakersfield, California.
List of CPQM Meetings
(Addresses and other relevant information can be found