Faith and Practice is a central resource for Quakers. Access this via Philadelphia Yearly Meeting website.

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Selected Readings

Response to the Second Query

“Meeting for Business”

(Committee of Clerks, 2/3/2013)

Response to the First Query

“Meeting for Worship”

(Worship & Ministry Committee. 1/6/2013)

Excerpt from Beyond Consensus

Barry Morley

Pendle Hill Pamphlet #307

Draft Proposed Revisions to Faith and Practice, Links to sections being reviewed:

PYM’s draft plan for PYM 2015-2020 entitled Re-Kindling Our Fire: A Five Year Plan for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2015-2020:

Resources for becoming acquainted with the plan, are available at PYM website

Some specific links:

  1. “Re-Kindling Our Fire: A 5-Year Plan for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting 2015-2020” Acrobat Reader (pdf file)
  2. “Roles and Responsibilities” Acrobat Reader (pdf file)
  3. Glossary of Terms – an appendix to the Plan; Acrobat Reader (pdf file)
  4. “Proposed Organizational Structure Explained” webpage includes a 12-minute screencast (Vimeo video)

Forms & Documents