Whittier First Friends Church
A Quaker Meeting

13205 Philadelphia Street
Whittier CA 90601-4386
(562) 698-9805

"A Christian people called to listen, gathered to seek peace, and sent forth to serve."
We are an open and affirming faith community.

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Sunday Meeting For Worship (Church Worship Service) Sunday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall
Bill Wright Reading: "The Message of JG Whittier"

10:00 a.m. Summer Worship Schedule: July 6 - August 31

Whittier First Friends Church offers:
  • Summer Meeting for Worship (Church Service) - Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
  • (Child Care available)
    Unprogrammed Worship at 8:30 a.m.
    Quakerism Class at 11:15 (except Monthly Meeting Sundays)

    Fall Schedule resumes Sept. 7
    First Day Classes (Sunday School) for all ages gathering at 9:30 a.m. 
    Meeting for Worship (church service) at 11:00
  • Coffee and Fellowship - immediately following Meeting for Worship, in the courtyard

  • Choir Rehearsal - Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. (no rehearsals in July & August)
    ~ Whittier College students are welcome to participate.

  • Quaker Men Group - Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. - Fellowship Hall

  • Spiritual Growth Group for Women- Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. - Fellowship Hall

  • Office Hours- Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00.m.
  • Share the Vision - Whittier Friends School    2014-15 Calendar of Events

  • WARSF - Western Association of the Religious Society of Friends

  • Transportation:
    First Friends Church is easily accessible by public transportation. The Montebello Bus Lines routes 10 (Daily) and 50 (Monday thru Saturday) have bus stops immediately in front of the Meetinghouse and across the street at the corner of Philadelphia Avenue and Washington Avenue. For a current schedule, visit the Montebello Bus Line’s website
  • Montebello Bus Line 10 or 50
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority Trip Planner:
  • Whittier Dial-a-Ride


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Serving you at First Friends Church:

Pastor: We're in transition

Mel Sturr, Clerk of Monthly Meeting
Lynda Ladwig, Acting Associate Pastor

Mary Boltz, Office Administrator
Russ Litchfield, Director of Music Ministries

 Lorenzo Mora, Custodian
Russ Litchfield, Organist

George Bouchard, Sound Engineer

E-mail contacts: Church Office: firstfriendswhittier@verizon. net
    Christian Education: christianed_ffc@verizon.net

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