New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.
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Young Friends Retreats

These are the currently scheduled retreats for NEYM Young Friends.

At this retreat we'll get to know each other, play games, make art, sing, and explore how being creative can be a way of getting in touch with...
What is "food justice" anyway, and how does it apply to me?
It's the middle of winter, and our bodies and spirits are frozen and in the dark.
At this retreat we will explore the ways our bodies and identities grow and change over time, practice loving who we are right now, and become...
The last retreat of the year! We'll celebrate and explore how to navigate transitions in our lives.

Past Retreats

The Seniors Retreat is a chance for Young Friends graduating from the program to celebrate and commemorate their time in YFs, soak up some...
Year after year, the message we hear coming out of the Young Friends community is that of unconditional love and care.
Have you ever seen the bumper sticker that says "Quakers: Silent worship, lives that speak"?
At this, our longest retreat of the year, we'll enjoy the cozy buildings and beautiful nutural beauty of Woolman Hill while exploring the theme...
What does it look like to be authentic when I’m still discovering who “me” is? 
To start our retreat year we'll gather at Mt Toby Meetinghouse in the beautiful hills of Leverett, MA.  This retreat we'll focus on getting to...
Nested within the Leadership & Learning weekend, will be a short gathering specifically for new Young Friends.
This is a skill building gathering for high school age Friends seeking to learn more about Quaker leadership and explore next steps in their...
This is a special retreat just for seniors, to honor the time they've spent in Young Friends before they move on to new stages in life.
At this weekend-long gathering for high school age youth interested in community building and exploring the Quaker way, we'll soak up the...

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

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