Local Meeting

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An individual Quaker Meeting, which holds regular Meetings for Worship: for most Quakers the local meeting is their worshipping community.  Also used to describe the body of Friends who are members and attenders of that meeting.  Most Local Meetings will have a Clerk, Elders and Pastoral Care Friends, and hold a Local Business Meeting once a month, ahead of their Area Business Meeting. Read more about Quaker structures.