Resources for Meetings

Resources that meeting members, clerks, treasurers, recorders, and committees may find useful.

Contents

Helping Each Other

Aging Resources, Consultation and Help

Link to the ARCH page–Information about the ARCH program and other resources on aging

Families, Youth, & First Day School

NYYM Programs for families, youth, and their meetings.

Monthly Meeting Partners Project—A program focused on children, families, and their meetings.

Resources on families, youth and First Day School

Family-Friendly Meetings—Articles from March 2016 Spark on the theme Family-Friendly Meetings.<

Resources on Spiritual Nurture

Link to our Spiritual Life web page.

Tending the Garden—Spiritual nurture workshops and retreats that come to you and your meeting.

Yearly Meeting Staff

Programs and services for meetings

Financial Resources for Meetings

NYYM Trust Funds to which Individuals and Meetings May Apply

  • A page describing Trustee-managed funds to which Friends and their meetings may apply for a variety of purposes.

Administrative Resources for Meetings

Advancement and Outreach

Advancement and outreach materials—A very wide range of resources for meeting outreach, including pdf files of handouts.

Pastoral Resources for Meetings

Addressing racism—(And other -isms) in our meetings and in society.

Transforming conflict—Resources from the Conflict Transformation Committee for meetings expreriencing conflict.

FUM Personnel Policy Discernment

A resources page with background information for use by meetings when considering Friends United Meeting's personnel policy.

Some meetings in the yearly meeting have been discerning how to respond to Friends United Meeting's personnel policy regarding sexual activity by its staff and volunteers. We urge meetings to read the background documents linked on this page before engaging deepliy in this discernment. For more information, please contatct the yearly meeting's general secretary Christopher Sammond, nyym.gensec[at]gmail.com.

Meeting Recorders — Forms for reporting to the Yearly Meeting

Addressing racism  — Resources from Philadellphia Yearly Meeting

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PhYM) has developed annotated bibliographies of books, websites, media, and workshops designed to help meetings "think about where they are and what they may do regarding the many facets of “-isms” that confront us and our wider community." This is part of an onoing wider effort in PhYM to address racism in the Yearly Meeting and in society at large. They have divided these resources into three tiers according to how deeply you feel your meeting is engaged with the issues.

Other Resources