New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

New England Quakers

  • 3 November 2016
    In North Dakota, the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies are struggling for the future of their land and people.
  • 6 December 2013
    We are: A People • A Network of Meetings • A Gathering • A Structure for Service • An Organization Empowering Ministry
  • Learn more about the new Living Faith gatherings this year
    16 September 2016
    Learn more and register for the new Living Faith gatherings coming this year to Maine and Rhode Island 

Welcome to the new web site for New England Yearly Meeting — a  community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England. This site has just launched, and other important features and functionality are on the way. Wondering where to begin? Explore the menu above or go to the page bottom for links of special interest to newcomers, families, local meetings or committee members.


Events Calendar

357th Annual Sessions • 5-10 August 2017

Workshops & Retreats

Dec 2 to Dec 4
Old Chatham, NY
Dec 29 to Jan 1
Deerfield, MA
Dec 30 to Jan 1
Old Chatham, NY
Jan 5 to Jan 8
Deerfield, MA

Youth Programs

Dec 2 to Dec 4
Deerfield, MA
Dec 27 to Dec 30
Harvard, MA
Jan 13 to Jan 15
Westport, MA
Jan 27 to Jan 29
Wellesley, MA

Committee Meetings

Dec 10 Amesbury, MA
Dec 10 Dover, NH
Dec 14 Location TBA
Dec 14 Location TBA

Other Events

Dec 3 to Dec 4
Putney, VT
Jan 28 Location TBA
Jan 29 Boston, MA
Jan 29 Location TBA

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For Newcomers
By Caren Carmody
About the Quaker Way

At the core of the Quaker faith is our trust that all people can have direct, inward experience of divine love, healing and guidance. We have learned that through responding to this guidance, we can be changed — even transformed — coming to live lives reflecting the Light and Love of God. This is the hope, the invitation and the promise that gathers us as the people called Friends...

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

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