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Friends Meetings in the North Central U.S.

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More details can be found in the links on the sidebar along with the actual publications.

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NYM e-News

The e-News is our mechanism for sharing timely information about NYM events, announcements and other important news and resources.

All clerks and meeting representatives should subscribe to the e-News and share important content for those not receiving the e-News individually. Please submit items to [email protected], generally by the 25th of each month for email delivery on the 1st of the following month. If you're not sure whether an item is appropriate, please review the guidelines for the NYM Journal first. Otherwise please ask! Subscribe here. The first e-News was published April 2018 and we plan to continue monthly.


NYM Journal

Our first issue was published in February of 2019. See the related post on this page to open it from this website.

Mission: To inform & inspire Friends with examples of Quaker faith and practice. Published 2-3 times/year, available by email or by mail on request to the database clerk. Subscribe here

The NYM Journal is published publicly on our website for the world to see, (a permission form is available in order to include names, images or personal information). Meetings and Worship Groups will receive a limited number of paper copies in the mail; but individuals will receive the Journal electronically, in an easy-to-print format, unless they specifically require paper copies (contact [email protected] for postal mail). Subscribe

Submission Guidelines

*Submit articles to [email protected] any time for the next issue.  Editor: Tom Darrow (Kenosha-Racine Friends Worship Group), Layout: Colby Abazs (Duluth-Superior Friends Meeting).

Suggested content:

  1. Personal reflections & articles about people’s work & experience as a Quaker.
  2. Reflections or stories about projects or efforts your Meeting or Worship Group is involved with.
  3. Examples of creative works include: Reflections, poetry, personal insights, stories of personal life experiences, expressions of concern about current affairs, book reviews, letters to the editor. Children’s work is welcome.
  4. We encourage original work from Northern Yearly Meeting Friends, but we will accept some submissions from elsewhere if it’s relevant to us or something that an individual in NYM is involved with.
  5. Please limit articles to 1500 words, and feel free to include a suggested image. Ideally all submissions should be in MS Word or compatible word processor, single spaced. Contact [email protected] with questions.

NYM Faith & Practice

Published 2017—available as a book, e-book or free download. See Related post for details.


Session Minute Books

Includes minutes and related reports from Interim Sessions and Annual Session, State of Society Reports submitted by NYM meetings and worship groups, and Annual Session epistle. Sent to NYM mailing list by email or mail. Also visible on this site if you are logged in with NYM site member access*.

Individual Session Minutes are also available if you are logged in with NYM site member access*.


Annual Session Epistles

Spirited representations of many aspects of NYM’s annual session, created by volunteers appointed at annual session. See Related post on this page.


State of Society Reports

Each year NYM Meetings and Worship Groups are asked to share central joys, themes, and challenges that have arisen throughout the year, as a report to Annual Session. These State of Society reports are available as a related item on this page if you are logged in with NYM site member access*.


Back issues of Newsletters

Newsletters through April 2017 have been sent to the NYM mailing list by email or postal mail. Back issues are visible on this site if you are logged in and approved as a site member*. 


*Site member access requires a Quaker Cloud account PLUS approval from this site's Web Clerk. If you think you may already have an account (if you have provided your email to FGC), get your password here.  To request access to this site's private content, Request Access to Private Content.

NYM Journal Submission Guidelines

 

Mission: To inform & inspire Friends with examples of Quaker faith and practice.

Published 2-3 times/year, available by email or by mail on request to the database clerk.

 

Suggested content:

1.       Personal reflections & articles about people’s work & experience as a Quaker.

2.       Reflections or stories about projects or efforts your Meeting or Worship Group is involved with.

3.       We encourage original work from Northern Yearly Meeting Friends, but we will accept some submissions from elsewhere if it’s relevant to us or something that an individual in NYM is involved with.

4.       Examples of creative works include: Reflections, poetry, personal insights, stories of personal life experiences, expressions of concern about current affairs, book reviews, letters to the editor. Children’s work is welcome.

5.       Please limit articles to 1500 words, and feel free to include a suggested image.

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