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CYFYM Meeting for Worship

CYFYM Meeting for Worship

CYFYM is currently holding Meeting for worship via Zoom every other Saturday from 10:30-11:30am EST and every other Sunday from 7:30-8:30pm EST. These events will alternate weeks. Zoom Link: (Saturday) Join Meeting (Sunday) Join Meeting Next Meetings: Sunday April 11th Saturday April 17th

Representative Meeting

Representative Meeting

Just to let Friends know that there will be additional Representative Meetings this year. If you are not a representative you are still welcome to attend as an observer. Please contact email hidden; JavaScript is required to receive the Zoom Link. What is it? Representative Meeting is a gathering of named representatives from each Monthly Meeting across Canada. They meet to do business and make decisions when Yearly Meeting is not in session. Next Representative Meeting: Saturday January 23rd 2021…

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Yearly Meeting Cancelled 2020

Yearly Meeting Cancelled 2020

We must announce, with regret, the cancellation of our yearly gathering scheduled for Winnipeg this August. Yearly Meeting is normally where much of our business is attended to – and an opportunity for all sorts of fun socializing and spiritual enrichment. For details about this difficult decision, please see the message below from the Clerks of Yearly Meeting. As we plan next steps together, please stay safe and supportive of one another. For updates on how sessions will be held…

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Post- Boxing Day Gathering Report

Post- Boxing Day Gathering Report

Report to Peterborough Monthly Meeting on the Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting (CYFYM) Post-Boxing Day Gathering Young Adult Friends (age 18-35ish) gathered at Friends house in Toronto from December 27 to 29. The weekend consisted of two sharing sessions, one around a reading of the article “A Gospel of Quaker Sexuality” by Kody Gabriel Hersh and the other around the ministry of Job Scott (#52 in the Blue Book); an urban hike or writing session; a community night; group singing…

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Toronto Visit

Toronto Visit

CYFYM Representatives met at Friend’s House in Toronto, 9th Month, 27th- 29th. We also met to consult with the CYM Education and Outreach Committee, which met the same weekend. Steve and Zaley observed the Climate March in Toronto, and paid a visit to Yonge Street Monthly Meeting to worship and fellowship with Friends there. Your Reps will next be attending the Online Representatives Meeting of CYM, 11th Month, 30th.

CYFYM Report 2019

CYFYM Report 2019

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2019 Report Thank you for blessing us to share with you. We, as Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, continue to find joy, hope, and community in the new life of our Yearly Meeting. Our new structure continues to serve our community well. Thank you for your support in this journey. For the upcoming year, we have asked Zaley Warkentin and Wesley Weima to…

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CYFYM Minutes 2019

CYFYM Minutes 2019

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting in Session 2019 Eighth Month, Sixth Day (August 6), 2019 In attendance: Asher Segel-Brown, Sarah and Saloma Owocki, Zaley Warkentin, Wesley Weima, Kailey Trevithick, Caroline Martindale, Lilia Fick, Stephen Ginley, Caileigh Morrison, Maggie Knight, Evelyne Russell, Greg Allan, Harmony Morris, Ian Cotterill, Christopher Paradis, Jackie Bonner, Tim Kitz. 08.06.1 Clerk We approved Evelyne Russell to serve as Clerk for this session. 08.06.2 Freedom of the Meeting We granted freedom of the Meeting to Rebecca Ivanoff…

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CYFYM Minutes 2006

CYFYM Minutes 2006

CYFYM Minutes 2006 6.1 After a brief silence, our clerks, Peter Early and Reykia Fick, opened the meeting with a description of what our business meeting was, both in practice and to them personally. 6.2 Moving on, we reviewed and approved the agenda for the night. 6.3 The acting recording clerk, Alan Tatro, was approved, and Marika Haspeck was named as an alternate recording clerk pending computer issues. We were then asked if anyone had a particular calling to join…

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CYFYM Minutes 2014

CYFYM Minutes 2014

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting 2014 Minutes Monday, August 11, 9-10. In attendance: Maggie Knight (YAF clerk), Rachel Urban Shipley (associate recording clerk), David Summerhays, Annie Takaro, Thea Walmsley, Shaun Bartoo, Stephen von Schulmann, Misia Robins. Opening worship: The meeting opened with silent worship. The clerk read number 16 from advices and queries: “Do you welcome the diversity of culture, language and expressions of faith in our yearly meeting and in the world community of Friends? Seek to increase your…

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CYFYM Minutes 2015

CYFYM Minutes 2015

Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting Minutes 2015 August 17, 2015 Present: Christina Tellez (co-clerk), Jessica Klaassen-Wright, Rachel Singleton-Polster, Ben Urban Shipley, Mylene DiPenta, Matthew Webb, Misia Robins, David Raymond, Zaley Warkentin, David Summerhays, Rachel Urban Shipley (co-recording clerk), Jonah Egan-Pimblett (co-recording clerk). Regrets: Angelica Dixon (co-clerk), Stephen Robins. 2015.08. 17. 1 Opening Worship                                                      …

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