North Pacific Yearly Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends (QUAKERS)

North Pacific Yearly Meeting

Annual Session 2019

July 17-21, 2019

Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon


We welcomed Jay O’Hara as our Friend in Residence. Jay O’Hara is a member of Sandwich Monthly Meeting on Cape Cod, and is a co-founder of the Climate Disobedience Center. A visionary climate activist, Jay works to deepen the spiritual underpinnings of powerful action in the world.


The gathering this year had a dual focus. We approved a minute on uprooting systemic racism. This minute has been revised and refined over the past two years, and represents a step forward in our corporate and individual understandings and desire to overcome racism as it presents itself in our country and within the Society of Friends.

Final Minutes - for review
Approved Minute on Uprooting Racism
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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 ( 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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