New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

Ministry & Counsel

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    Ministry & Counsel fosters the spiritual growth and strengthens the religious life of Friends in New England by:

    • nurturing local meetings and individuals
    • promoting intervisitation and communication among meetings
    • supporting Friends traveling in the ministry and others in public ministry
    • overseeing meetings for worship and nurturing worship at Annual Sessions
    • receiving State of Society reports from local and quarterly meetings and crafting a yearly meeting State of Society report
    • caring and praying for the spiritual condition of Friends in New England.

    Ministry & Counsel is a resource on spiritual matters and ministry.  With an emphasis on waiting worship and prayer, it seeks to embody Spirit-led action as it responds to leadings and concerns from monthly and quarterly meetings.

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]