Michigan Friends Center (MFC) in Chelsea, Michigan

Michigan Friends Center

Michigan Friends Center is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is centered on Quaker principles. Are you interested in building community, fostering peace and social justice, spiritual growth and healing, and protecting the environment? So are we.

A scenic and tranquil meeting place

Our day-use facility is surrounded by 92 lakefront acres belonging to Friends Lake Cooperative Community in Chelsea. In operation since 1994, we offer an ideal change-of-pace setting for your conferences, workshops, retreats, trainings, educational programs and special events. The Center is available by reservation year round and is efficiently designed to accommodate a variety of group activities.

Upcoming and Recent Activities


“We need to preserve a few places, a few samples of primeval country
so that when the pace gets too fast we can look at it, think about it,
contemplate it, and somehow restore equanimity to our souls.”
– Sigurd Olson