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Faith and Practice
Faith and Practice attempts to communicate to members and inquirers the historical and continuing faith of Friends and to outline procedures to be followed by meetings regarding membership, organization, the conduct of their affairs, and the concerns of the Society.
This page contains information on print and online editions for both the:
The NEYM Interim Faith and Practice 2014 was unveiled at Sessions 2014; a larger-print edition was published in 2015. It contains all chapters given preliminary approval, the Appendices Working Paper, and the Faith and Practice Revision Committee's intentions for completing the book. Printed copies of the Interim Faith and Practice are being distributed as a gift to every monthly meeting and worship group and they were sold at the NEYM Bookstore.
ORDERING THE NEW INTERIM FAITH & PRACTICE 2014
Print copies of the NEYM Interim Faith and Practice 2014, including a Study Guide, are available by U.S. mail through Vintage Quaker Books.
To order by mail, send a check for $10 ($12 for the larger-print edition) with a note to:
Vintage Quaker Books
4 Mast Landing
Bath, ME 04530-2907
A single pdf file of the book (both editions) as well as the Study Guide can be downloaded free of charge at neym.org/fandp/interim, and an ebook version is also in process.
To learn more about the revision process, visit the Faith and Practice Revision Committee Page
New England Yearly Meeting's Faith and Practice is published online and as a hardbound book, which NEYM meetings may order at a discounted rate of $7/copy plus shipping and handling from the YM office. Individuals may purchase a copy online at Quakerbooks.org, through Vintage Quaker Books, or at the NEYM Sessions bookstore in August—first, check to see if your meeting has copies available.