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Staten Island Meeting
of the Religious Society of Friends

(Quaker meeting, unprogrammed)

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You will know Meeting for Worship is in session if no one verbally greets you when you enter. That does not mean you are not welcome. You are welcome!

Meeting for Worship is not necessarily completely silent. Participants may be moved by the spirit to respectfully share vocal ministry. That includes you, even when it's your first meeting; but please note that vocal ministry is not a sermon nor a debate, nor is it idle chatter. It's only the concise expression of "that of God within." It is customary for an individual to speak no more than once during a single Meeting for Worship.

More the Society of Friends: New York Quarterly Meeting, New York Yearly Meeting, Friends General Conference, or



Meeting Days and Time: With rare exception, Meeting for Worship occurs the 2nd and 4th First Day of each month, starting at 10:10 am and running until 10:55. Please call to confirm dates, times, and location.

Meeting location: New in 2018! 651 Broadway the Broadway YMCA. We have a beautiful classroom with windows on two sides! J Parking is free. Wheelchair accessible.

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Directions: 651 Broadway across the Street from Broadway entrance to the Staten Island Zoo.

When you enter the building, go to the main desk (to your left as you enter) and ask to be buzzed into the classroom area to attend Quaker meeting.

Public Transportation: Directions below are current as of January 29, 2017. See also:

MTA Info (official MTA web site)


service advisories

Staten Island Bus Map

bus schedules, and

Bustime (real-time bus tracking)

from Manhattan: Go to Whitehall Terminal, catch the 9:00 am ferry to Staten Island, arriving about 9:30 at St. George Terminal (on the Faire Isle of Staten). Walk to Bus Ramp C. Catch the S48. Expect to be on the bus for 15 or 20 minutes once it starts rolling. At Burgher Ave (Shell Station on your right) you'll be one stop away. Get off at Broadway (McDonald's on your right). From there, you can walk a quarter mile or catch another bus and go two stops.

To walk from Forest and Broadway: Standing at that bus stop in front of McDonald's and looking across Forest toward Santander Bank, you'll be facing south. Walk south a quarter mile along Broadway and the Y will be on your left.

To catch the bus from from Forest and Broadway: Looking west (same direction the bus had been traveling),.across Broadway you'll see the stop for the Bay-Ridge-bound S53. Take that bus on Broadway, two stops to Colonial Court (in front of the zoo). Continue southbound (same direction the bus had been traveling) on foot just a few steps and you will see the Y across the street on your left.

from Brooklyn: Take the R train toward Bay Ridge. Get off at 86th Street. Catch the S53 southbound on 4th Ave. Expect to be on the bus for 20 or 25 minutes once it starts rolling. When the bus passes a cemetery at the top of a hill, you are getting close. The bus angles to the right from Clove Road onto Broadway. Get off at the next stop (Coughlin Ave). Continue north (same direction the bus had been traveling) on foot half a block to the Y.

from within Staten Island: Catch any bus that intersects with the S53. See the ends of the Manhattand and Brooklyn directions above for the best stop to get off the S53, depending on which direction you're coming from.


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Call Ted Lochwyn, at (718) 720-5754 or Dale Sims (347) 322-3584



Mailing address:

c/o Ted Lochwyn

10 Clove Lake Place

Staten Island, NY 10310


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