New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

JHYM Retreats

In a world of war, torture, poverty, and ignorance, it requires a real leap of faith to create and embrace places of Sanctuary.
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...
Honesty is one of the cornerstones of relationships and community.  Sometimes “bending the truth” is the kinder thing to do.  How does wanting t
I so love this quote, by Brother David Steindl-Rast.  (Look him up if you want to be truly inspired.)   What is prayer?  More than definitions...
Going to high school and Young Friends in the fall is a major transition to honor and celebrate.  We’ll eat delicious food, sing, laugh, enjoy...

Past Retreats

What does it mean to be spiritual?  How can nurturing it be such a positive thing if there is so much war and strife in the world done in the...
Going to high school and Young Friends in the fall is a major transition to honoring and celebrate.  We’ll eat delicious food, sing, laugh,...
In a world of Amazon, Google, Twitter, and fast food, it’s easy to be impatient with how much what matters in life actually takes time. ...
We're sorry to have had to cancel this retreat, due to the weather forecast. 
Admitting we need help, asking for it, and then receiving it requires humility, trust, compassion and forgiveness.  Prayer can be a form of...
This favorite JHYM song is all about resilience, hope, and rising up out of the muck.  We are, indeed, stronger in the broken places.  Come to...
Friends’ Meeting for Business can be challenging to sit through, but it is extraordinary when done faithfully.
Whether describing people or daily life, change and diversity provide richness, nuance, and growth.  Still, many of us gravitate towards the...
Going to high school and Young Friends in the fall is a major transition that we will give time and space to considering, honoring and...
Whether by letting our gifts and skills be known, by helping others, or by expressing our beliefs, it can be so scary to step out of the...

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

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