We are a culturally open,  inclusive, family oriented community, with attenders from diverse spiritual and social backgrounds.  All are welcome to worship with us.  We are also seekers who meet in silent worship expecting to experience direct communion with God, the divine Spirit that infuses all life.  A fundamental Quaker belief is that there is "that of God in everyone." We strive to remain mindful of this, listening and looking for and responding to ‘that of God’ in each other in our daily interactions.  We also seek to conduct our lives according to the Quaker testimonies of integrity, equality, simplicity, and peace. 

For more information about Quakers and Live Oak Friends Meeting in particular, please click here.

The Meeting was founded in 1954, and has been growing ever since. Our meetinghouse is the conception of James Turrell, a well-known artist who is also a Quaker. The architect is Leslie Elkins. Many generous donors from Houston, around the world, and within the Meeting helped us fund the meetinghouse.

The Meeting has about 75 attenders each week (plus or minus). Child care is provided. We have programs for both adult and children's religious education in addition to Meeting for Worship. Live Oak Friends Meeting is affiliated with Bayou Quarterly Meeting.


The regular Wednesday Night Discussion and Worship will resume next week, 1/25/17.

Posted 1/18/2017

Join us to ask questions about Quaker faith and practice and share about our individual spiritual journeys in light of that faith and practice.

Posted 1/6/2017

Nameless Sound presents Ran Blake in a free concert on Jan. 7, 2017 at 5pm under James Turrell’s Skyspace at The Live Oak Friends Meeting House, with a second set performed with Turrell’s Night Piece. More information at http://artsandculturetx.com/a-full-life-in-music-ran-blake-at-live-oak-f...

Posted 1/4/2017

 AVP Basic Workshop
The Alternatives to Violence Project   
February 3 - 5, 2017

Posted 12/30/2016