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Michigan Friends Center

7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
7344751892

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June 2018

A Day of Silence and Meditation Practice, led by Carol Blotter

Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 9, 2018 at 9:00am

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$30 - $0942.

Each retreat is an opportunity to enjoy the quiet of the country while practicing sitting and walking meditation. This day is appropriate for anyone interested in meditation: beginners will have break-out instruction; experienced meditators can be in silence all day; those in-between can practice and have their questions answered. These retreats are fundraisers for the benefit of Michigan Friends Center. Carol Blotter's meditation practice draws from dual roots in the Quaker and Buddhist traditions. She has been teaching since 1999…

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Summer Solstice — a multi-generational celebration of the light and growth

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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Donations welcome.

We will celebrate the longest day with a potluck dinner followed by a bonfire around which to share thoughts, stories, and songs. All ages welcome. Bring food to share and your own place settings. We will provide water and herbal iced tea. Bring something to share for after dinner as well-- a story, poem, song, some Solstice lore, or just your readiness to partake in what others have brought. This will be a time to explore various ways of celebrating…

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Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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July 2018

Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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August 2018

Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice, and Sustainability

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2018

Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$60

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. claimed that that whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Because of this, peace is not possible until we recognize how interrelated we are. This six session discussion course helps participants to develop systems thinking skills in order to see those connections. We will examine entrenched values and assumptions that reinforce current practices and systems. When are those practices and systems destructive and unhealthy? Together, we will envision a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world,…

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September 2018

Autumnal Equinox Celebration — a multi-generational celebration of balance and letting go

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Road
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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Donations welcome

We will celebrate the balance of day and night with a potluck dinner followed by a bonfire around which to share thoughts, poems, stories, songs, knowledge. All ages welcome. Bring food to share and your own place settings. We will provide water and herbal iced tea. Bring something to share for after dinner as well-- a verse, story or song you like, seasonal lore, a readiness to partake in what others have brought. What does this season mean to you?…

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