News & Announcements
Cannon Valley Friends Meeting decided to mark the one year anniversary of our first Meeting for Worship in the new Meeting House by inviting everyone to an Open House. The celebration, which was held from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 20, 2015, was planned to conincide with the United Nations International Day of Peace. The gathering included live music, along with speakers, refreshments, tours, and fellowship, all surrounded by an atmosphere of joy and gratitude.
Shape Note Singing (Every 2nd Thursday, 6:30-8:30 pm)
Friday Song Circle (Every 3rd Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm, beginning August 19, 2016)
Community Singing (Every 4th Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm, )
Cannon Valley Friends Meeting will begin Blended Meeting for Worship on June 20, 2021. You may enter Meeting through our Zoom link or by coming to the Meetinghouse. If you are not on our distribution list for the link and would like to join us via Zoom, please contact us at [email protected]. You will be provided with the link. Anyone having difficulties getting the Zoom app or using it can also use this contact.
December 7, 1930 - April 27, 2021
Northern Yearly Meeting Memorial Minute
Cannon Valley Friends Meeting, Northfield MN
The Cannon Valley Friends Meeting (Quakers) in Northfield has established a Memorial Fund to support small grants to individuals and organizations for projects that promote social justice, build an inclusive community, and/or develop antiracist initiatives at the local level. Memorial Fund grants are made possible in memory of several Friends who have worked for and envisioned a more just world.
Attached below, find the memorial fund overview and application form, each in a downloadable PDF and Word document format.
Elizabeth Anne Dahlsten Larson (1937-2020)
Cannon Valley Friends Meeting, Northfield, MN.
Elizabeth Anne Dahlsten Larson was a beloved wife, mother, community member, and someone who delighted those who met her.
The Meeting House has been quiet but not entirely empty...Jean has been sharing updates of the Meeting House cloaked in snow.
Last fall, Northern Yearly Meeting created a working group to address systematic racism within the meeting and facilitate anti-racist efforts in the wider community. You can find a link to the group below; their resources focus on promoting anti-racist education and action.
The NYM working group also provided some resources to support Minneapolis protesters and the wider movement for racial justice, linked below.