Archives: Homegroup History
What is the name of your group?
The group is known as Hammonton Group.
When did your group start?
The group started on Sept. 12, 1958.
Who were the founders of the group?
The founders were Jack Hand & B. McNaley.
What is the reason the group was started?
- McNaley had a summer home in Mullica Township and envisioned a meeting location near the home.
What is the frequency of the group?
The group meets Fridays 8:30-10:00pm and Sundays 7:30-9:00pm.
What type of Meeting is it?
The format is open discussion.
Where did the group first meet?
In 1958, the group met once a week on Fridays at Mt. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Peach & 3rd Streets, Hammonton. In 1972, Sundays were added by founders Tom McDermott and Pat Morgan and met at the current location.
Both the Friday and Sunday meetings are held at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 326 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton.
Any special problems ever occur, such as places, format of meet, Mr. & Mrs. AA trying to run the show, etc.
There are no special problems as the group runs reasonably well.