Quaker Youth Pilgrimage July to August 2014

Bolivia and Peru: Cradles of Andean Quakerism. A group of 16-18 year-olds will travel, worship and work together for a month. Apply by December 1, 2013. Learn more.

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Youth Secretary Resignation Announcement

The Youth Secretary Employing Committee would like to inform Friends that Katrina McQuail has resigned from her position as the Canadian Yearly Meeting Youth Secretary effective August 15th, 2013. She has been most diligent in ensuring that all aspects of the CYM 2013 Youth Challenge have been passed to very able Friends and feels confident that it will be a success. She will not be at CYM annual sessions but will be sending her final report which will be shared during CYM Meeting for Worship for Business. We wish her all the best in her future endeavours and deeply thank her for her service to Canadian Yearly Meeting and to Canadian Young Friends Yearly Meeting.

Get Involved

YS Note: Dear YAFs and YFs: If you are interested in serving our Yearly Meeting and getting more involved, steeped in Quaker ways and learning our process and practices, serving on a CYM committee is a great way to do so. Feel free to contact one of the members of Nominations Committee to find out more about what each committee does to see where your passions connect.

May 6, 2013

Dear Friends,

CYM Nominating Committee is still looking to fill several vacant positions. Each year, our task is to seek out not only the person most fitted for each position, but the best position for each person who comes forward. This process of discernment is both demanding and rewarding. We weigh interest, qualifications, and often geographical considerations as well. Friends do not need to be nominated…if you think you are perfect for a position, ring your own bell! The only proviso is that each nominee must provide a Minute of support from their Monthly Meeting.

We need your talents, faith and enthusiasm. You may contact anyone on the Nominations Committee for information:

Peter Stevenson

Patty Lembke

Svetlana MacDonald

Barbara Horvath


Vacant Positions:

  • CYM 2014 Recording Clerk 1
  • Contributions Committee 1 Central / 1 East
  • Finance Committee 1
  • Camp NeeKauNis Committee 7
  • Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
  • Nominating Committee 1 East
  • Programme Committee 1 East / 1 Central / 1 West
  • CYM Youth Program Coordinator 1
  • Publications and Communications 1
  • Records Committee 2
  • Canadian Council of Churches
    • Governing Board 1
    • Commission on Faith and Witness 1
    • Movement Building 1
    • Global Partnerships 1
    • Dignity and Rights 1
  • Church Council on Justice and Corrections 1