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Mystical experience is given to some but contemplation is for all Christians'.  Arthur Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury 1961-1974

'Love is His meaning'  Julian of Norwich

The meaning is in the waiting'   R S Thomas

By Love He may be caught and held. By reason, never' Cloud of Unknowing

Can you support us?   Follow this link

Who can start a Julian Meeting? You can! 

Keep It Simple

There is no one right way to start. All you need is more than one person and a venue. This can be someone's home or a room in a church, chapel or other place. You will need to think about how to pay if there is a charge.

The main requirement for a Julian Meeting is that there should be a substantial period of silence. The most usual length is 30 minutes. It should not be less than20 minutes and can be as long as the meeting decides.

The booklets 'The Ideal Julian Meeting' and 'Starting a Julian Meeting' will give you ideas to get you going. You can download these from the links below. You can also request a Starter Pack from our publications manager.

If there is already Julian Meeting near you it will be helpful to visit and/or speak to their contact person. See our Meeting Directory.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

When you are ready you can register your meeting with us. You can do this online or by post.

Registration costs £12 a year.

What You Get

A Starter Pack comprising a copy of various of our publications, posters, cards etc plus a recent magazine.

An entry on our Meeting Directory. Referral of enquirers.

Magazine and Newsletter in April, August and December.

If you are outside the UK you will receive two pdf magazine versions by email. One is normal reading view, the other is formatted for booklet printing should you wish to print copies. 

Advertise your meeting and quiet days on our forum, events calendar and registration website facility, on Facebook and Twitter, and in our newsletter.

Your Meeting will benefit from  general publicity generated by National Council.

Help and support from the Julian Meeting community.

Your registration helps promote ecumenical, non denominational Christian Meditation and Contemplative Prayer

Registering Your Meeting

The Ideal Julian Meeting

'Going Into Silence and Coming Out'  pdf file

A guide to leading the silence in a meeting. 

Going Into Silence and Coming Out

You can also buy copies from our publications page. Some will be in our free Starter Pack which you can send for by contacting our publications manager before registration. You will receive a full Starter Pack on registration. This also contains our other booklets.  Remember you can always contact us by email or post if you have any questions at any stage.

Resources for Contemplative Prayer and Meditation

See the Contemplative Prayer and Meditation page

Also: The  Meeting Resources page


Your information will only be used to :

  • Mail the magazine and newsletter to you.
  • Give access to the Private Area on our website.
  • Mail information to you or keep in touch with your Julian Meeting.
  • Provide contact details for those looking for a Julian Meeting in your area. (We usually inform you that we have given out your details)
  • Provide contact details for other Julian Meetings in your region, wishing to organise a joint event.

General Information

You will need a name for your meeting. Names are usually the place (town or village) where you meet. You will need two people to be a first and second Contact for your meeting. People to whom we can refer enquirers for more information about your meeting. The second person as an alternate contact is necessary in case for some reason we lose touch with you or you with us. 

Once you have completed the form you will be able to pay by PayPal or your credit or debit card. You will not need a PayPal account to pay by credit or debit card.  You can use the PayPal guest facility.

If you prefer to register your meeting by post and pay by cheque you can download the form below.

Register a new Meeting or download a paper form here


Posters, Press Releases and Articles

We hope that these will be useful to help publicise your Meeting. Please feel free to adapt as appropriate for your circumstances.

A4 poster trailing flower 2017 (1) (1).pdf

A4 poster blue box 2017.pdf

'Be Still and Know' 

   'Your Local Julian Meeting'  

 'A short press release'

We follow the monastic principle of offering as much content as we can free and charging the smallest amount possible for the rest.  We rely on donations to cover our costs and are very grateful for all donations.  You do not need a paypal account to pay with a card.

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