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Testimony Of Community

The Faith & Practice Committee is sharing the chapter, Testimony of Community.  This would be added to the 16 chapters which NYM has already approved.  Kathy White, Convenor, kathyw@uwalumni.com TESTIMONY OF COMMUNITY Faith & Practice of Northern Yearly Meeting,  approved 5-26-2014 “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and […]

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Spiritual Nurture of Children within the Meeting Community

Faith & Practice, Northern Yearly Meeting, approved 11-4-2011 “Let the little children come to me!…For the Kingdom of God belongs to [all] who have hearts as  trusting as these little children’s.” – Luke 18:17 “[My son Lowell] has forever convinced me that God is as real to the child as visible objects are….I am convinced […]

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Marriage – NYM Faith and Practice – MAY 2008

Marriage joins two people in Divine care and an on-going relationship to fully share their lives. We believe this union is something not lightly entered into, as it is a planned lifelong commitment. Marriage brings two unique individuals into a new entity, one of joy, grace, respect and care for the other. The challenges of […]

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Northern Yearly Meeting Structure and Function — APPROVED May, 2006

NORTHERN YEARLY MEETING RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION APPROVED MAY, 2006 “Recognizing the joy and celebration experienced each time we gather together for fellowship and as a worshiping community, individual Friends and Friends within several monthly meetings in the Wisconsin-Minnesota area announce the birth of a new entity within the Religious Society of […]

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Membership: APPROVED

MEMBERSHIP RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (QUAKERS) NORTHERN YEARLY MEETING When we consider the criteria for membership, the two greatest factors are community and commitment. Not just a practical commitment, but a spiritual willingness to grow and learn, out of which practical commitment will evolve. (A group of Young English Friends, 1986 (BYM F&P 10.25)) DEFINITION […]

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