New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

JHYM Retreat

Lamps, Life Boats and Ladders: The Music Retreat


Friday, January 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 12:30pm


938 Main Rd
Westport , MA


Based on a quote by Rumi, this theme feels like an excellent way to explain what JHYM means by “soul music!”  What music helps illuminate the Divine all around you here and now?  What music do you hold onto when you are feeling overwhelmed by the storminess of life?  What music lifts you up and out of despair, depression, or drudgery and helps you see the bigger, more hopeful picture?  This is our annual music retreat, and you are asked to bring one piece of music that fits one of these descriptions.  The experience of hearing and being heard through music, combined with the afternoon workshops and the evening coffeehouse, makes this annual retreat a highlight of the year.  Don’t miss it!  Registration begins Dec. 3, 2017.

Contact Information

Junior High/Junior YM Coordinator

Gretchen Baker-Smith
Home Meeting: 
Westport Monthly Meeting

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]