New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

New England Quakers

  • A large, multi-generational group of Quakers marches across a campus, some wearing homemade masks of friendly creatures.
    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 
  • A sign that reads "Friends Meeting (Quaker): Sundays 10 AM"
    1 February 2014
    Find an NEYM Quaker meeting near you! You may search by proximity, worship format and more.

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.



Oct 27, 2016 • Sarah Gant, clerk of Permanent Board, (Permanent Board)
Oct 4, 2016 • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
Aug 26, 2016 • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

Events Calendar

357th Annual Sessions • 5-10 August 2017

Youth Programs

Nov 18 to Nov 20
Westport, MA
Nov 18 to Nov 20
Portland, ME
Dec 2 to Dec 4
Deerfield, MA
Dec 27 to Dec 30
Harvard, MA

Committee Meetings

Oct 30 Location TBA
Nov 11 to Nov 13
Deerfield, MA
Nov 12 Location TBA
Nov 19 East Vassalboro, ME

Other Events

Oct 29 Portland, ME
Oct 30 Location TBA
Nov 5 Cumberland Foreside, ME

Tab group

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

(508) 754-6760 -