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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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Communications Committee is leading the effort to create a new website for NYM using FGC’s Quaker Cloud platform. Based on feedback from Friends, our priorities are (1) provide up-to-date contact information for committees and clerks, (2) make it easy to find information, (3) make the site relevant for us and for the public, and (4) offer private sites […]
Northern Yearly Meeting’s clerk, Dave Minden, was interviewed by Piper Lewis about our yearly meeting. Read the article on FGC’s website: www.fgcquaker.org/news/fgc-friends-northern-yearly-meeting
Northern Yearly Meeting Epistle for 2016 The session minute book will be posted in the next month or so and instructions for accessing it will be here.
For some, the best way to build connections is by working together. Northern Yearly Meeting offers many ways to engage in the life of the yearly meeting. Look through the job descriptions to find something that moves you and let us know! (NOTE: This is NOT a complete list) NYM Children_and_Youth_Committee NYM_Faith_&_Practice_Committee NYM_Peace_and_Social_Concerns_Committee NYM_Archivist NYM_Presiding_Clerk NYM_Rep_to_Friends_Committee_on_National_Legislations NYM_Rep_to_Quaker_Earthcare_Witness NYM_Recording_Clerk […]
NOTE: Details below are from 2015 Annual Session and will be updated for 2016 – but this guide will give you a good idea of what Annual Session is like! Welcome to the Northern Yearly Meeting Annual Session This guide is intended to help you understand and enjoy NYM. A lot happens at NYM, the schedule […]