Ann Arbor Friends Meeting
•1420 Hill Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 •
•(734) 761-7435 • •
Meeting for Worship: Sundays
9am (7:45am 3rd Sundays), 11am;
5th Sundays, 10am only;Wednesdays, 7pm
Meeting for Worship for Business:
3rd Sundays, 9am
Office: M-Th, 9am - Noon
Clerks' Contact: or
734 996-0825 (c/o Lynn Drickamer)             

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Activities at Ann Arbor Meeting
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   Activities for Children/
     First Day School
     Teacher Job Descriptions
     Policy for Protection and
       Safety of Children and

   Financial Handbook (pdf, 157 kb)
   Financial Assistance (pdf, 12 kb)
   Middle East Travel Fund (pdf, 107 kb)
   Potluck Ingredients Form (pdf, 12 kb)
   Final Affairs Plan (pdf, 92 kb)

Quaker House Residential Community (QHRC)
   FAQs (pdf, 59 kb)
   Application for QHRC (Google form)

   Current Reading for Reflection
   Past Readings for Reflection
   Query for this month
   Environment & Social Concerns

Links Outside of AAFM
   Friends General Conference
   Lake Erie Yearly Meeting
   American Friends Service
   AFSC Michigan Area Office
     Prisoner Advocacy Program
   Michigan Friends Center
   Friends Lake Cooperative
   Friends Committee on
     National Legislation
   Pendle Hill
   Detroit Friends Meeting
   Friends for Lesbian, Gay,
     Bisexual, Transgender and
     Queer Concerns
      (Welcoming Church Directory)

What Is Unprogrammed Worship?

Ann Arbor Friends gather for unprogrammed silent worship in the Quaker tradition. Each worshiper seeks to listen in silent expectation to the spirit of God within. Sometimes that spirit brings us--any of us--a message that seems clearly to speak to the condition of others gathered here; when we are convinced that such a message is within us, we may rise to give that message as "vocal ministry." Preplanned messages or meditations are usually out of place in Meeting for Worship, as are argumentative statements or critical responses to other messages. It is appropriate to leave time for silent worship between spoken messages. Sometimes a deep, shared stillness in the Meeting for Worship continues without spoken messages from the arrival of the first worshiper until Meeting closes.

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