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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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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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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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