New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Upcoming JYM Retreats

First, let’s be clear: I love the song this theme comes from!  But Friends’ understanding is that the Light is that of God.
A weekend retreat for children in Grades 2-6.  More specific info on the theme coming soon!  Registration starts Sept. 15, 2019.
A weekend retreat for children in Grades 2-6.  More specific info on the theme coming soon!  Registration starts Nov. 10, 2019.
A weekend retreat for children in Grades 2-6.  More information on the theme coming soon. Registration starts Jan. 26, 2020.

Past Retreats

There are so many mysteries of life, God, time, nature, and even what is in the meatloaf they are serving in the school cafeteria!  Being...
Speaking truth, as best we know and understand it, is a central aspect of Friends.
Where is God when you stub your toe?  Does God love mosquitoes?  It can be hard to recognize and feel God during difficult times!  We’ll ponder...
Every time we have a JYM Retreat at Woolman Hill, the subtheme is always THE TREES!  It seems time to give them center stage.  Join us as we...
The Inner Light, the still, small voice, the presence of God, why there is suffering – there is so much that we don’t understand!  If you could...
Toys, clothes, stuff, friends, food, money, safety, control, time, love…. When is "enough," well, enough?
A wise young Quaker from Tennessee wrote this to me many years ago.
Based on a song created by Magpie, from a quote by Ella Baker, this retreat will explore how each of us can make a difference, one friendship...
This Bill Harley song is a wonderful description of how we try to be in JYM.  We discover we can be friends even if we don’t like or do the...
We're sorry to have had to cancel this retreat, due to the weather forecast. 

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]