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Cannon Valley Friends Meeting

Cannon Valley Friends Meeting is an unprogrammed meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers.  We are located in Northfield, MN, about 35 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  

What's New

"What cans't thou say?" is the theme for this year's Session at the Lion's Camp in Rosholt, WI.

Attendees are asked to register by May 3.

For more information, including a program and registration form, please click on this link:



The Peace and Wider Interactions Committee of Cannon Valley Friends Meeting will be bringing a proposed letter to Friends Committee on National Legislation to the April Meeting for Business (scheduled for April 13th) for consideration by the Meeting.  

The PWI Committee requests that members and attenders read both documents listed under "Files" at the bottom of this page prior to the April Meeting for Business.


The 2014 FGC Gathering will be held June 29-July 5 at California University in Pennsylvania, located in California, PA (about 35 miles south of Pittsburgh).  The theme of this year's gathering is "Let Love Be the First Motion."

Early Registration for the Gathering begins April 2, 2014.  For more information on the Gathering, including registration details, please visit the Gathering's website at :


At our most recent Meeting for Business on Feb. 16, 2014, the Peace and Wider Interaction Committee presented two documents for consideration by the Meeting--one was a copy of the Duluth Superior Friends Meeting's "Minute on Copper-Nickel Minning in Northern Minnesota" and the other was further information on the issue of copper-nickel mining in Northern Minnesota.  [Note: Both documents can be viewed by clicking on the "Files" links toward the bottom of this page.


The recent Climate Change Summit Meeting at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and its keynote address by Paul Douglas, local meteorologist, on the topic "Climate Change: Natural Cycle or Troubling Trend?" has raised our community's awareness of the threat of climate change.

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 Margaret Louise Mead McCutchan, age 90, of Northfield, MN, passed away on August 30, 2012.  A Quaker memorial service was held on Sunday, September 16th at the White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church at 328 Maple Street, Mahtomedi, MN 55115. 

Worship with us!

Cannon Valley Friends Meeting
304 Division Street South
PO Box 805 (Please send mail here)
Northfield  Minnesota  55057
United States
Meeting Times: 

Meeting for Worship begins at 10:30 am on Sundays at the Northfield Arts Guild.  All are welcome.  

Mailing Address: We do not receive mail at our street address.  Please use the following address for mail:  Cannon Valley Friends Meeting, PO Box 805, Northfield, MN 55057

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