Farmington-Scipio Regional Meeting

Farmington Scipio Regional Meeting (NYYM)

We are Friends (Quakers) in the western part of New York State, part of New York Yearly Meeting ( 

Our region stretches roughly from Syracuse in the East to Fredonia in the West. There are 13 meetings in our region and several worship groups, including worship groups in Attica and Auburn prisons and a seasonal worship group at Chautauqua. See map

Meetings for Worship are every Sunday. To find a meeting near you please go to the Meeting Information Page. Many of our meetings offer a First Day School program for children during our regular meeting.

Meetings in our Region

Our region consists of the following meetings:

Central Finger Lakes
Genesee Valley
Orchard Park
Perry City
Poplar Ridge

Summer Meetings are held at Chautauqua. Prison Meetings are held at Attica and Auburn. Meetings for Worship may be programmed and unprogrammed. See the listing for each Meeting for directions and details.

Regional Gatherings

Farmington-Scipio Region meets three times a year, Winter Gathering is held on the 3rd Saturday of January, Spring Gathering is a residential retreat held the weekend before Memorial Day weekend in May, and Fall Gathering is held on the 3rd Saturday of September.  Currently, Winter Gathering is held at Rochester Friends Meeting, Spring Gathering is held at Watson Homestead in Painted Post, NY, and Fall Gathering rotates among regional meetings.

What's New

Join us at the
Farmington-Scipio Spring Gathering
May 15-17th, 2020!


Loving One Another and the Earth:
Living into the Future as Friends


Something new! Yes, Spring Gathering is still happening May 15-17", but not as we expected, and not at Watson Homestead!



This is the rotation that was approved at Fall Gathering 2015 and has not yet been superceded.  USE THIS!


We've pulled these from Regional websites...please send us more and we'll post them here!


Winter Gathering

January 11th

Rochester Friends Meeting

84 Scio Street

Rochester, NY 14604


Meetinghouse will be open at 8:30 AM with coffee and bagels

9:30 worship
10:00 plans for Spring Gathering 2019 (possible theme/program, workshops/interest groups, flow, etc)
noon lunch
1:00 Regional Meeting for Business
3:30 Close


Check out Emily Provance's set of 10 blogs for flipping the culture of our meetings to encourage multiage inclusion.


Worship with us!