Minutes 2004

This page summarizes the minutes from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions 2004.   The summary is below.  Detailed minutes of each session are located on individual pages, listed in the menu on the right side of this page.

Summary of daily sessions

March 25 - afternoon

Clerk’s Welcome

Approval of Epistle Committee

Membership Statistics

Beyond The Monthly Meeting; What Do Friends Need? What Can Friends Support?

Friends World Committee for Consultation Triennial


Minutes of this session

March 25 - evening

Tending The Spiritual Fire: Transformation And The Deepening Of The Spiritual Life

Minutes of this session

March 26 - morning

Clerk’s Welcome

Yearly Meeting Priorities

Nominating Committee Report

Friends Fiduciary Corporation

Treasurer’s Report

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Budget

Minutes of this session

March 26 - evening

Spiritual Grounding in Times of Turmoil

Minutes of this session

March 27 - morning (part 1)

Welcome To Visitors


Achievements Of The Year: Standing Committees

Minutes of this session

March 27 - morning (part 2)

Update On Lawsuit Against Yearly Meeting By Internal Revenue Service

Ramallah Project

Taking A Stand For Peace, Justice, and An Earth Restored

Minutes of this session

March 28 - morning

Nominating Committee Report

Outgoing Epistle – Final Reading

Interim Meeting Report


Next Yearly Meeting Dates

Review of Referrals

Clerk’s Minute of Exercise

Reading and approval of the Minutes

Singing Break

Meeting for Worship

Celebration of Young People and the PYM community

Minutes of this session