COMMUNITY

Click here to view the roster of TCFM committees and their members.

These groups meet at or around TCFM on a monthly basis

Note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings have moved online while others have been canceled. To get an update on a particular group, contact the person listed. The weekly announcement sheet and monthly newsletter include updates about groups like these and their meeting plans. To get on the email list to receive those, contact office@tcfm.org.

Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business (MWB): Held on the second Saturday of the month at TCFM at 9:30 a.m., with coffee and light refreshments in the fellowship room starting at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to take part, especially newcomers.

First Monday Friends (formerly Old Friends) meets on the first Monday of the month at TCFM for a potluck. For more information contact Bridget Fensholt, (651) 253-2639.

Needleworkers Anonymous meets the first Friday of every month at a Friend’s home. All are welcome, with or without a project! Contact Anne Holzinger for more info: anneholzinger@hotmail.com.

Young Adults (generally 18-35) meet on a monthly basis, usually on the last Sunday of each month, for a potluck dinner and discussion. Contact: Cece Watkins, cecelia.p.watkins@gmail.com.

Quaker Women’s Group meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 12:30 for light desserts and discussions. Contact Nancy Beecher at (612) 721-2866 for more information.

Meeting for Healing meets every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Lorna McLeod’s house, 2119 Hartford Avenue, Saint Paul. (651) 699-9994.

We also participate in the work of these local and national organizations:

Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS): We and the other Twin Cities meetings support a QVS house in Minneapolis. QVS Fellows are provided with room and board and do volunteer work in the local community for a year. > learn more.

Friends for a NonViolent World (FNVW): FNVW pursues the Quaker vision of removing the causes of war, through programs that bring Friends together in common cause. > visit FNVW. The organization is currently focused on just policing through their Bridging the Divides Program program.

American Friends Service Committee: The Saint Paul office of AFSC is focused on restorative justice practices and anti-racist education, and leads a Freedom School program for local youth every year.
> visit the national website for AFSC
> visit the Saint Paul AFSC website