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The Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is currently searching for someone with a leading to be our Middle School Coordinator.

The Coordinator is responsible for leading two retreats during the year and for leading the middle school program at NYM Annual Session. 


Another Annual Session held riches for all. See the related link (on the sidebar, or below on your phone/tablet) for:

  • This year's epistle

If you are logged in with online website access you will also see these related links:

  • Annual session & interim session minutes
  • Updated clerk and committee roster
  • 2017-2018 Sessions Minute Book

Dear Friends,

We need to hear your testimony. The Institutional Assessment on Racism Survey has launched! This survey provides a space where FGC Friends can examine how we live into our stated value of the beloved community.


POSITION: Guest Services Associate (Part-Time)
REPORTS TO: Guest Services Manager


Scattergood Friends School has openings for Deans and Teachers. If you are interested in learning more about these openings, or would like to be considered for future employment opportunities, visit their website at


The School of the Spirit

Siena Retreat Center, Racine, Wisconsin
April 5 – 8, 2018

During this retreat, participants will experience the distinctly Quaker manner of knowing soli­tude in community. There will be individual silent time for prayer, reflection, rest, walks, and contemplative interaction with scripture and other spiritual resources.

View of Lake Michigan near the Siena Center.