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, )
All are invited to gather and view together a short video about the meanings of Quaker terms, produced by Quaker Speak, a project of Friends Journal. The "Quaker Glossary" video can also be viewed by clicking on the video on the right side of this page. Discussion will follow to consider questions and topics that arise.
March 23, 1930 - November 16, 2018
[Please Note: The following obituary was copied from the Northfield News, Nov. 29, 2018].
Long-time Northfielder Nancy Cantwell died on the morning of Nov. 16 in Timonium, Maryland, where she had been in an assisted living community for the past two years. Her son Jim, who lives nearby, had been with her for much of the previous evening.
Alden T. "Mac" McCutchan
April 10, 1921 - December 23, 2018
[Please Note: The following obituary is from the Northfield News, Dec. 27, 2018.]
Alden T. “Mac” McCutchan, 97, passed away peacefully December 23, 2018 at his Sogn Valley farm home with family by his side. He was born on April 10, 1921 to Blaine Ross and Josephine Layman McCutchan.
August 31, 1929 - March 6, 2019
[Note: The following obituary was written by the Olsen family]
LaNelle Olsen, campaigner for peace and social justice, passed away March 6, 2019, at Three Links Care Center at the age of 89. Those who knew LaNelle admired her energy, humor and positive outlook on life.
[Please Note: This article/poem originally appeared in the January issue of Friends Journal. Reprinted/republished with permission. You can read the original article at https://www.friendsjournal.org/fgc-racism-task-force/ and subscribe to Friends Journal at www.friendsjournal.org/subscribe/.]