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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

Transition Northfield is hosting a two-part book discussion on the Naomi Klein book This Changes Everything.  The first session was held on June 18th.  The second session is scheduled for Thursday, June 25th,  at the Just Food Community Room in Northfield from 6:30-8:30pm.


What: Fourth Thursday Community Sing

When: Fourth Thursday of Every Month

Where: Cannon Valley Friends Meeting House (512 Washington St., Northfield)


In mid-May, Friends gathered with Mike Resman from the Rochester Friends Meeting, and participated in worship sharing in response to several queries. Inspiration came from several quotes from Listening Spirituality, Vol 1, by Patricia Loring. From page 168:


The 2015 Friends General Conference Gathering will be held from Sunday, July 5, through Saturday, July 11, at the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC (about 50 miles southwest from Asheville, NC).  Registration will close on Monday, June 22nd..  

For more information, please see the Gathering website at


The First Visioning Session on the New Meetinghouse was held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

The Second Visioning Session, which focused on "Financing and Financial Topics," was held on Sunday, January 25, 2015, after the rise of Meeting for Worship.  Nineteen individuals attended.


At the Meeting for Business on Sunday, 9/14/14, the Meeting decided that, subject to the acceptance of the building at the final walk-through with the architect and builder, Cannon Valley Friends Meeting would schedule its first Meeting for Worship at the new Meetinghouse on Sunday, 9/21/14.

The final walk-through occurred on Tuesday morning, 9/16/14 and the building was accepted.  The builder and architect agreed to complete some finishing touches and fix other things that need to be amended.


Worship with us!

Cannon Valley Friends Meeting
512 Washington Street
PO Box 805 (Please send mail here)
Northfield, MN 55057
United States
Meeting Times: 

Meeting for Worship begins at 10:30 am on Sundays at the Cannon Valley Friends Meeting's Meetinghouse at 512 Washington St., Northfield.  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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