Frequently Asked Questions About Coffee Hour

Compiled by Rob Henderson. Last updated June 14th, 2011.

What is Coffee Hour?

Coffee Hour is a monthly meeting where people gather to socialize and talk about a particular topic.

Where and when is Coffee Hour held?

Coffee Hour is held at Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea (3393 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor) on the fourth Friday of every month, from 7 to 9 PM.

How much does it cost to attend Coffee Hour?

Shining Lakes Grove doesn't charge anything, but if you want anything to eat or drink, you will have to buy it from the café.

What can I get at Sweetwaters?

The usual cafe fare: coffee, tea, pastries, etc. You can consult their web site for more info.

What kinds of things do you talk about?

We used to have set topics for each meeting, but now we just talk about whatever topics come up.

If you have a topic you'd like to suggest, contact Genevieve Stoyak at

Do I have to be a member of Shining Lakes Grove to attend Coffee Hour?

Not at all! Anyone is welcome to attend. We often have folks from the local Pagan community attend, not to mention people who see our ad in the Ann Arbor Observer and want to meet us.

Do I have to drink coffee to attend Coffee Hour?

Nope, that's just the name we use. You can drink chai, herbal tea, motor oil, or nothing at all, if you like.

I have a question about Coffee Hour, and it's not on this list!

Send mail to Rob Henderson at, and he'll answer your question, and include both question and answer on future versions of this list. How's that for service?