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Month: July, 2018

Schedule for CYM 2018

Schedule for CYM 2018

The schedule for Canadian Yearly Meeting 2018 is now available.

Canadian Yearly Meeting (also known as CYM in Session) is a gathering once a year for all Canadian Quakers. Its Business Meetings are the main decision-making body of Quakers in Canada. There’s also lots of time for fun and games, and sessions focusing on spiritual development, social justice, and Quaker history.

This year it will be held August 3-11, at Georgian College, in Barrie, ON.

To register, and for detailed information on the gathering, visit CYM 2018.

CYM 2018 Schedule

You can also print this table in black and white, grayscale, or colour using this PDF:
CYM 2018 Schedule.

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Call for Submissions: October Issue of The Canadian Friend

Call for Submissions: October Issue of The Canadian Friend

The latest issue of The Canadian Friendthe magazine of Canadian Quakers, is currently in layout. (As a preview, the issue’s cover image is to the left, representing the issue’s theme of ‘polarization.’)

The next issue is scheduled for October, and submissions are already welcome.

Submissions Due 1 September 2018

Please submit articles between 500-1200 words long. The main topic of the issue will be the summer gathering at Canadian Yearly Meeting 2018. Submissions on other topics of interest to Canadian Friends are also welcome.

Suggestions and submissions for “Gleanings & Quotations” (i.e. funny or interesting quotes), photos, and interviews for “Meet a Friend” are also gratefully accepted.

To take a trip down memory lane or seek inspiration, The Canadian Friend back issues are available online.  If your library is missing one, you can even download back issues and print them.

Submit

By email: editor@quaker.ca

Or by postal mail:
c/o CYM Office, 91A Fourth Ave.,
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 2L1

Subscriptions and Advertising

You can order a print subscription to The Canadian Friend by contacting the CYM Office.

The Canadian Friend also accepts advertising! For rates and details, contact the editor (editor@quaker.ca, again). Send print-ready images and clear, readable copy to the editor.

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