New England Yearly Meeting

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Since those early beginnings, Friends have continued to hold that their faith is one of first-hand experience of God in their lives. Spiritual life, they say, does not depend upon the acceptance of certain doctrines, nor the observance of certain rites, but comes as persons are obedient to the light of Christ within them. 'They feel free to reject much of the ecclesiastical structure of the times, including priests, church dogmas, outward sacraments, and external authority in religion, because they feel that for them these do not serve the life of the spirit.
— NEYM Faith and Practice (1985), Pt II Ch 1

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New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

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