are the Reno Quakers?
is a popular name for a member of the Religious Society
of Friends, and this is the website for the Reno Monthly
Meeting. Members also are known as "Friends." As
we believe that our religious insights, attitudes, and practices form a
way of life.
want to read about your
first time in a Quaker meeting.
have no dogmas or creeds. We have no
one definition of God. Each of us seeks to experience the religious
for her or himself and to share our experiences with others in the
We have the conviction that each of us can have direct experience of
Spirit of God and that something of God is expressed in everyone's
Quakers in general believe that we are all of one family and should
equal access to the earth's resources.
Learn more about Quakers, and
more about our Faith and Practice.
Quaker Meeting is based on silence, an expectant silence
of waiting, in which we seek to come nearer to each other and to
Occasionally a Meeting will pass in total silence. The silence may be
if someone feels compelled by the Spirit to speak, pray or read. After
an hour the Meeting ends with the shaking of hands.
do not take up a collection during Meeting, and we do not try to
convert those who attend Meeting. You are welcome to attend Meeting as
often as you like, without any expectation or pressure to join or
donate to the