New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

New England Quakers

  • 14 June 2016
    New England Yearly Meeting will be gathering for our 356th annual sessions from August 6th through August 11th at Castleton University in Vermont. We will celebrate how we are living into the Spirit. Come be with Friends.
  • 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.
  • 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

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.



Aug 13, 2016 • Fritz Weiss, presiding clerk; and Noah Baker Merrill, Yearly Meeting secretary
Aug 2, 2016 • New England Quakers

Events Calendar

356th Annual Sessions • 6-11 August 2016

Workshops & Retreats

Youth Programs

Sep 16 to Sep 18
Deerfield, MA
Sep 16 to Sep 18
Framingham, MA
Sep 30 to Oct 2
Framingham, MA
Sep 30 to Oct 2
Leverett, MA

Committee Meetings

Sep 17 Portland, ME
Sep 17 Canterbury, NH
Sep 24 W. Hartford, CT
Sep 24 W. Hartford, CT

Other Events

Sep 9 to Sep 11
South China, ME
Sep 10 Plymouth, VT
Oct 1 Deerfield, MA

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

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