Minutes 2006

This page summarizes the minutes from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions 2006.   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

June 3 - Called Session

Introductions

Treasurer’s Report

2007 Budget

Friends Fiduciary Corporation

Nominating Committee

Membership Statistics

Location and Structure of PYM Sessions

Minutes of this session

July 25 - evening

Introductions

Niyonu Spann and Tribe 1

Minutes of this session

July 26 - morning

Introductions

Welcome to Visitors

Epistles

Epistle from the Standing Committee on Support and Outreach

Quarterly Meeting Project Group

Meeting Vitality

Minutes of this session

July 26 - evening

Welcome To Visitors

Epistle from from Lake Erie Yearly Meeting

Epistle from Peace and Concerns Standing Committee

Friends Center Project

Climate Action Network

Minutes of this session

July 27 - morning

Introductions

Epistles from New England Yearly Meeting and High School group of New York Yearly Meeting

Epistle from General Services Standing Committee

Interim Meeting Report

Treasurer’s Report

Transition Project Group

Search Committee for a New General Secretary

Minute on Same-Gender Marriage

Minutes of this session

July 27 - evening

Epistle from Britain Yearly Meeting

Same-Gender Marriage

Speaker Tom Gates on “Worship: The Gathered Meeting Revisited”

Minutes of this session

July 28 - morning

Worship

Introductions

Epistle from Pacific Yearly Meeting

Epistle from Worship and Care Standing Committee

Minute of Travel for Stephen Angell

Unprogrammed Meeting for Business

Minutes of this session

July 29 - morning

Welcome to Visitors

Epistle from Australia Yearly Meeting

Middle East Minute of Travel

Epistle from Education Standing Committee

Nominating Committee

Exploration of Support for Friends Children in Friends Schools

Minutes of this session

July 29 - evening

Welcome to Visitors

Epistles from Our Community

Reading of Incoming Epistles

Outgoing Epistle

Recognition of Service

Sharing Our Witness

Same-Gender Marriage

Minutes of this session

July 30 - morning

Worship

Outgoing Epistle

Nominating Committee

Yearly Meeting Sessions

Referrals

Minute of Appreciation for Susan Makler

Minute of Appreciation for Gretchen Castle

Clerk’s Minute of Exercise

Minutes of this session