New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Youth Programs

8th Grade Retreat

Going to high school and Young Friends in the fall is a major transition to honor and celebrate. At this smaller, more relaxed gathering, we’ll have...

JYM Retreat

Diane Ackerman says, “When we think of the sky, we tend to look up. But actually, the sky begins at the earth.” How might this apply to worship in...

JHYM Retreat

In an instant gratification world, it can be so hard to be patient, in the moment, and open to letting things unfold – to ride rather than direct the...

6th- and 7th-Grade Retreat

At this special retreat, we will talk about and celebrate the amazing, changing bodies, deepening sense of gender identity, and widening perspective...

JHYM Retreat

We sing this song frequently and tenderly. What does it mean? How can each of us be a living, breathing Sanctuary for the Spirit? Being kind and...

JYM Retreat

From praying, to baking, hugging, building, creating, writing, holding, pointing, carrying – and so much more – our hands, our bodies, and our hearts...

JHYM Retreat

This is one definition that composer Frederick Delius used for music. (Look him up – his music beautifully paints feelings and images in very not “...

JHYM Retreat

At Sessions, one of our JH’ers shared an experience of being led to give vocal ministry during Lisa G’s Plenary that was just this one word. Then, I...

JYM Retreat

Stories have the power to inspire, teach, and connect us one to another. Each of us has stories to share about times in our lives when we have lived...

JHYM Retreat

Margaret Atwood wrote this great piece about how, being Canadian, she had to learn how to swim in icy, cold lakes, and that this helped her learn to...

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New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

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