Author Archive | Vicki Berenson

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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NYM Job Descriptions

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 […]

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