Young Adult Friends (YAFs) are a group typically ages 18-35. We organize events throughout the year as well as some YAF activities within during Annual Sessions. Many of us are active in the wider Yearly Meeting, and Friends organizations.
YAF weekend at Ben Lomond Quaker Center! June 9 – 11th Register
Wilderness trips happen throughout the summer and can be registered for here once they are available.
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About PacYM Young Adult Friends
Young Adult 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 Adult 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.
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Private Facebook Groups for YAFs throughout PacYM:
PacYM Young Adult Friends
Los Angeles Area Young Adult Friends
Bay Area Young Adult Friends
Western Young Friends New Year’s Gathering
Worldwide public group:
Young Adult Friends (Quakers)
Email listserv(s): If you want to be part of our listserv(s), email email@example.com with your geographic region and ask to be put on.
Clerks: Alma Moon & Ari Standish
Western Young Friends New Year’s Gathering, December 28-January 2 every year. All ages welcome. Alternates between Southern Oregon and NorCal. Not an official PacYM event, it was founded in 1975 by young people from Pacific and North Pacific Yearly Meetings when PacYM split into three smaller yearly meetings. While there is no formal tie to other Quaker bodies, WYFNYG has many participants who are members, attenders, or former children of Friends Meetings.