Author Archive | Vicki Berenson

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 will be available through the FGC bookstore in April, or at a discount by bulk ordering through your meeting or worship group’s representative by […]

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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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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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Draft of Quaker Cloud website for NYM

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 […]

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