Bethesda Friends Meeting

About Us

Sunday Schedule

Bethesda Friends (Quakers) gather together for an hour each Sunday morning. Most people attend the 11:00 am Meeting for Worship.

Child Care & Religious Education

  • Child Care
  • Religious Education for Children & Youth (Grades K-8)
  • Adult Religious Education Programs

Special Services

  • Business Meeting
  • Marriage
  • Memorial Meeting

History of BFM

Quakers have been on the vanguard of positive change throughout our history, fostering the rights of many who were not treated with respect and equality….

About Us

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 30152, Bethesda, MD 20824

Meeting place address:

Edgemoor Lane and Beverly Road, Bethesda, MD (on the campus of Sidwell Friends Lower School)
[Wheelchair accessible] [Hearing assistance system available] [Parking available] [Three blocks from Bethesda Metro]


(301) 986-8681  (your voice mail message will be answered in 1-2 business days)

E-mail address:

First Day schedule:

  • A Meeting for Worship is held every Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
  • First Day School for elementary--middle school children is at 11:10.
  • Child care for 6 months-pre-kindergarten is available at 11:00.

Business Meeting Schedule:

Usually the first Sunday of the month, 9:15 a.m. (except July and August). See our Calendar.

How to get here:

Bethesda Meeting is located on the campus of Sidwell Friends Lower School at Beverly Road and Edgemoor Lane. Parking is available. It is three blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station. Click here for detailed directions.

Bethesda Friends Meeting

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 30152, Bethesda MD 20824

Our Meetinghouse is on the campus of the Sidwell Friends Lower School at the intersection of Edgemoor Lane and Beverly Road in Bethesda, Maryland

We are a member organization of the Religious Society of Friends
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