Author Archive | Vicki Berenson

Northern Yearly Meeting Epistle 2017

With gratitude for our time together we send greetings to Friends everywhere from the 2017 Annual Session of Northern Yearly Meeting held May 26-29, at the Lions Camp in Rosholt, WI. Two hundred forty-nine of us, including 52 children and youth, took part in our worship, business meetings, children and youth programs, workshops, interest groups […]

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2017 Annual Session Registration and Information

Northern Yearly Meeting 2017 Annual Session May 26-29 at the Wisconsin Lions Camp Rosholt, Wisconsin — Please register by May 1— Theme: Moving Forward: Having Difficult Conversations about Diversity Annual Session has something for everyone, including: Plenary Workshops Children and touth programs Interest Groups Talent Show Fellowship Please see the brochure for details! 2017 NYM Annual […]

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Faith and Practice – Northern Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

This is the First Edition of NYM’s Faith and Practice! Copyright © 2017 You can download the free PDF version here: Northern Yearly Meeting Faith & Practice First Edition (c) 2017. The book is available for purchase in paperback and hard cover through the FGC bookstore. If your meeting or worship group placed a bulk order in […]

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A Contemplative Retreat in the Manner of Friends – April 27 – 30, 2017

Contemplation and Action A Contemplative Retreat in the Manner of Friends Siena Retreat Center, Racine, WI April 27 – 30, 2017 Retreat Leaders Roger Hansen (Milwaukee, Northern Yearly Meeting) completed this ministry’s Mentoring Program with leadership roles at our retreats in OH, NY, and PA. April Allison (Red Cedar, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting) also completed […]

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Nightingales Weekend Retreat April 21-23, 2017

Singing with Quakers Nightingales are mostly Quakers, mostly from Wisconsin and Minnesota, who gather over a weekend three times a year to sing. The songbooks Rise up Singing, Rise Again and Worship in Song, are favorites, along with songs from many other sources. New songs are welcome. Bring copies to share if possible. The gathering […]

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Spring Newsletter deadline April 2

The deadline for the spring 2017 NYM newsletter is April 2. Please send submissions to Elizabeth Showalter and include “NYM Newsletter” in the subject line. To Email Elizabeth go to this page and select “News Editor” from the dropdown list.

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Job Opening for NYM Middle School Coordinator

The Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is currently searching for someone with a leading to be our Middle School Coordinator. The Coordinator will: a) Lead two weekend retreats each year, and the morning Middle School program at NYM Annual Sessions b) Help Middle Schoolers find/participate in new experiences related […]

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Duluth Superior Friends Meeting public series on nonviolent strategies and actions, March-June 2017

NONVIOLENCE WINS! Free public programs to inspire and sustain principled activism in the Twin Ports The Duluth Superior Friends Meeting (Quakers) is sponsoring a series of public programs, including film screenings, trainings and discussions on nonviolent strategies and actions, reconciliation and social unity. The series is intended to contribute positively to the Twin Ports community […]

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