Friends at Yearly Meeting
Friends experience Yearly Meeting as a unique opportunity to come together
in fellowship and worship, giving one another
emotional and spiritual support. Though many Young Friends
participate in other Quaker activities, Yearly Meeting is an
important experience for Friends in transition from youth into
adulthood. The weeklong gathering gives them time to build
community both socially and spiritually.
Friends hold their own Business Meetings to seek the leadings of the
Light, build leadership, and encourage awareness of
Quaker practice. They strive to be involved in the greater PYM
community, including the Junior Yearly Meeting and children’s
program. Young Friends learn and grow from the patterns of their
traditions and examples of their elders and peers.