Grand Rapids Friends Meeting
We are a small Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), averaging 12-20 worshippers each First Day at the Browne Center on the campus of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
On the 1st First Day of each month Meeting for Worship is followed by a Potluck lunch.
On the 2nd First Day of each month Meeting for Worship is followed by a Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business.
On the 3rd First Day of each month Meeting for Worship is [sometimes] followed by a Program.
On the 4th First Day of each month Meeting for Worship is preceded by a Meeting of the Whole for Advancement, and followed by Singing.
On the 5th First Day of every third month [generally] Meeting for Worship is preceded by a Meeting of the Whole for Finance.
4/5: Marston/ Maluchnik
4/26: Akkerhuis/ Buchman
Feb 1 - Walt and Robert
Feb 8 - Kim and Amy
Feb 15 - Wayne
Feb 22 - Gerard and Judi
At 10:30 a.m. on First Days (Sundays). Following Meeting for Worship each month:
1st First Day: Potluck!
2nd First Day: Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business
3rd First Day: Program
November 2 – Walt and Robert (potluck!)
November 9 – Kim and Amy, with Deb's help (Business Meeting following Worship)
November 16 – Wayne (program, probably on Quaker Cloud, following Worship)
Testimonies express in action Quaker beliefs in equality, simplicity, peace and community.
Some of us meet regularly at Schuler Books on 28th Street on Mondays at 11:15 am for informal conversations on a variety of topics.
Originally, we were the Quaker Men's Group, but now we allow (encourage) other kinds of friends as well (all genders).
Worship with us!
Worship on Sundays at 10:30 AM; Fellowship at 11:45 AM
Business 2nd Sunday of each month following Fellowship.
Program 3rd Sunday of each month following Fellowship.
Advancement Committee of the Whole: 4th Sunday of each month at 9:00 AM
Singing 4th Sunday of each month following Fellowship.
Finance Committee of the Whole: 5th Sunday of each quarter (generally - but not always - June, September, December, March - in 2014 the 3rd quarter meeting will be on November 30) at 9:00 AM. Schedule for 2015: March 29, May 31; August 30, November 29.