North Pacific Yearly Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends (QUAKERS)

NPYM’s Outreach and Visitation Committee seeks applications from any NPYM Friends wanting to travel to visit Friends within the dispersed and diverse NPYM region. Travel – with an elder – to share your abilities or topics of concern to meetings visited. Do you have a skill, interest, or leading to share? Or would you instead like to be an accompanying elder? Apply!

An introduction to the Knitting Us Together Visitation Program, application form, description of the selection process, and information about the roles of the traveling Friend and elder can be found at the Outreach and Visitation page.

This year’s deadline for application has been extended to February 15, 2020.

Your application will be acknowledged, then considered by an ad hoc committee. If you are selected, the Outreach and Visitation Committee will discuss when and how you are available to travel – as Visitor or as an accompanying “elder”. A time line and itinerary will be developed.

Expenses will be covered by the Yearly Meeting.

Upcoming Events

Peace and Social Concerns

Peace and Social Concerns committee would love to hear what you, your community, and your meeting are doing to further the good work in the world. Please contact Sea (sea@sum1.us) to share what is happening, so we can share resources and inspiration.

Sub-committee on Uprooting Racism

The attached documents support the committee's report, and the seasoning of that report, and a propoosed minute prepared for the 2019 Annual Session. Based upon the proposed minute and background work of the committee the following minute was approved at the 2019 session:

Approved Minute on Uprooting Racism 

Background Supporting the Minute

Resources for Additional Learning

What to do - Barrington & Julye Lists

What to do - Rose Lewis List

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Faith & Practice

Faith and Practice

North Pacific Yearly Meeting's Faith and Practice, as accepted at Annual Session 2017, is now available for download, and for purchase in hardcopy.

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