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QREC – Beyond Quakerism 101

QREC – Beyond Quakerism 101

February Conversation Circles Beyond Quakerism 101: How do we prepare Friends to be a Light in the world?  As the crises of the past year shake humanity to the core, the Light is streaming in through the cracks. Wisdom, courage and compassion are needed if global society is to emerge from this time healed and moving toward a just and caring future. Early Friends, ignited by the Spirit during tumultuous times, brought lasting change despite their small numbers. How can we,…

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CYFYM Course Funding

CYFYM Course Funding

During the Pandemic CYFYM has discerned to provide funding for any young Friend wishing to register for a Quaker related online course. Check out the Woodbrooke Course list for some examples of what is available! Pendle Hill also offers courses, as well as Friends General Conference. Please contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have a course you’d like to take!

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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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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Donations in Memory of Isaac Miller

Donations in Memory of Isaac Miller

Hello Friends, A message from Ellen Helmuth after New Brunswick Monthly Meeting’s meeting for worship for  business: some interest was expressed in making donations in memory of Isaac Miller, the Young Friend who passed away suddenly earlier this year.  A few options were put forwards: NBMM is setting up the “Isaac Miller Memorial Fund”, which will support Quaker Youth and Quaker Youth Activities. They can accept cheques made out to “NBMM” (with a note specifying that it’s for the Memorial…

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A Reflection on CYM 2010 in Winnipeg

A Reflection on CYM 2010 in Winnipeg

By Ben Segel-Brown I am a birthright Friend and have attended Quaker meeting all of my life. I attended Canadian Yearly Meeting in Winnipeg as a CFSC intern and also as a delegate of Ottawa Monthly Meeting. These dual obligations overlapped with the Young Friends programmed time, and my obligations to the Food co-op, so while constantly busy, I was also constantly missing events. This was my second time attending yearly meeting, as well as my second time as a…

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