The Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is currently searching for someone with a leading to be a paid part time High School Coordinator to provide programs and to coordinate activities for Quaker High School Friends, including a) leading retreats, b) helping them to find/participate in new experiences related to […]
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SAVE THE DATE! Northern Yearly Meeting Fall Interim Session will be held at Cannon Valley Friends Meetinghouse on October 6-7, 2017 in Northfield, MN. Information on hospitality will follow, as will requests for committee/representative reports. For agenda questions, contact the clerk (Go to the Contact page and select Meeting Clerk).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is a letter which the Winnebago Worship Group is sending out to newspapers and other outlets in its community, signed by 14 people. The letter calls on other faith leaders to join the Winnebago Friends in defending their neighbors who are threatened with deportation and to offer sanctuary to those who want and need […]
The impetus for the below minute arose in the fall of 2015, at a time when there were two incidents of police shootings of young black men in the Twin Cities area. The meeting has been doing other work on racial and social justice in the Twin Cities area. The minute was developed within a […]
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 […]
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.