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This article is reprinted from Voice of the River Valley: CELEBRATING LIFE IN THE LOWER WISCONSIN AND SUGAR-PECATONICA RIVER BASINS. Read this article online

By Molly Arbogast, February 2022


Northern Yearly Meeting is searching for someone with a leading to be our Middle School Coordinator. 

The Coordinator will:

a)      Lead programming for middle school youth in NYM. In normal years, this consisted of two in-person retreats as well as leading the middle school program at Annual Session. During the past year, this has pivoted to virtual programming. Flexibility will be critical as we determine how we can move ahead going forward.


Registration is now open for a special offering of FGC’s eRetreat on Understanding and Healing from White Supremacy that is available only to folks associated with NYM. The first group session will be Saturday, February 13th at 3 pm CT and these will occur weekly through March 6th.


Here is a preview of the upcoming issue of the NYM Journal. With Election Day less than 100 days away, this is a valuable message from a Friend who works on the front lines of challenging the way we think about our voting rights. (PDF below)

So You Want to be a White Ally?

Gerri Williams
Duluth-Superior Friends Monthly Meeting


Northern Yearly Meeting 2020 Annual Session Update


Dear Friends,

After much consultation and deliberation, we have decided to conduct NYM's interim remotely with videoconferencing technology to avoid putting people at risk. If this is your first news of this, we apologize -- it has been a scramble to get all our ducks in a row and reach out to folks on short notice. PLEASE help us get the word out -- forward this message on to anyone you know who might have been planning on attending -- and people who weren't but now perhaps can!