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Northern Yearly Meeting

Welcome to the website for Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM), an organization of Friends Meetings and Worship Groups, also known as Quakers, in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and including some groups in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa. These individual meetings are part of the larger world-wide family of the Religious Society of Friends. Within that family, NYM is affiliated with Friends General Conference (FGC). Other branches of Quakerism include Friends United Meetings (FUM) and Evangelical Friends International (EFI).

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The Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) continues to search for someone with a leading to be a paid part time High School Coordinator to provide programs and to coordinate activities for Quaker High School Friends. Because we have not received any applications to date we also invite individuals to consider if they might be led to share this position. There may be a variety of ways to do so, including having one person handle the bulk of the administrative duties and another leading the actual retreats.


The impetus for the below minute arose in the fall of 2015, at a time when there were two incidents of police shootings of young black men in the Twin Cities area.

Event Date: 
03/16/2018 - 7:00pm to 03/17/2018 - 5:00pm

SAVE THE DATE: Spring Interim Session will be held March 16-17 in Milwaukee.

Details to come!


Stevens Point
Religious Society of Friends

Co-Clerks: Alan Smith and Barbara Dixson


QuakerBooks & More of FGC is a ministry of Friends General Conference that serves Quakers, Quaker meetings, and interested individuals who are spiritually inquisitive.


Friends Couple Enrichment (FCE) is a ministry arising from the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) with a particular focus on couples in committed relationships.


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Leave a message on Madison Friends Meeting voicemail at 608-256-2249.
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We welcome anyone who wishes to worship with us!