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Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2015

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2015

This year at CYM there were a lot of conversations about communication and how we share our message. With this in mind, Young Friends also experimented with different modes of communication when writing our epistle. This year’s epistle was collaboratively written through a game sort of like ‘broken telephone.’ We each reflected on something we had experienced at yearly meeting and wrote a sentence about it at the top of a page. The paper was passed in a circle and…

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Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2014

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2014

After the abundant youth presence because of the Youth Challenge at last year’s CYM, this year had a comparably small and intimate YF/YAF community. Throughout the week, many Young Adult Friends were involved with CYM business. We became reacquainted on Sunday over word games and multigenerational activities. That night we had the privilege to attend the SPG lecture with the keynote speakers Bill Curry and Dale Dewar. The topic was war as a societal disease and how we might diagnose…

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Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2013

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Epistle 2013

“I saw there was an Ocean of darkness and Death, but an infinite Ocean of Light and Love which flowed over the Ocean of Darkness.” – George Fox This year’s Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting was significantly aided by Canadian Yearly Meeting’s generous funding to help Young Friends get to Kemptville for the Youth Challenge. The week was both intensely rewarding and difficult. Friends of all ages started arriving in Kemptville, Ontario on Friday. There was an inter-generational mixer on Saturday…

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