Yearly Meeting
noun Date: 1688 an organization uniting several Quarterly Meetings of the Society of Friends

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Yearly Meeting — Members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, use the term Yearly Meeting to refer to an organization composed of a collection of smaller, more frequent constituent meetings within a geographical area. These constituent meetings go by… …   Wikipedia

  • yearly meeting — noun Usage: usually capitalized Y&M 1. : an organizational unit of the Society of Friends composed of many Quarterly Meetings that is the most comprehensive Quaker administrative group 2. : a session of a Yearly Meeting * * * any of several… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yearly Meeting — any of several associations of local Quaker congregations. * * * …   Universalium

  • New York Yearly Meeting — Statistics (June 1, 2008)[1] Total Members 3,472 Adults 3,201 Youth 271 New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, or simply New York Yearly Meeting or NYYM, is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings and …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Yearly Meeting — (NYM) is a Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). It is affiliated with the Friends General Conference. The Northern Yearly Meeting consists of meetinghouses from the upper Mid West of The United States, particularly in… …   Wikipedia

  • Britain Yearly Meeting — (BYM) is the umbrella body for the Religious Society of Friends in Britain (England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Isles and the Isle of Man). It is among the many yearly meetings of Friends around the world. It assembles and publishes the core… …   Wikipedia

  • Mid-India Yearly Meeting — Classification Quaker Associations Friends World Committee for Consultation Geographical areas Madhya Pradesh, India Origin Hoshangabad, India Branched from London Yearly Meeting Congregations 6 …   Wikipedia

  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting — of the Religious Society of Friends, or simply Philadelphia Yearly Meeting or PYM, is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA area.PYM is one of the oldest Yearly meetings in the Religious Society of …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian Yearly Meeting — is a body of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), with approximately 1200 members in Canada and border areas of the United States. Its offices are located in Ottawa. It was formed in 1955 by the amalgamation of three groups from different… …   Wikipedia

  • Baltimore Yearly Meeting — (officially the Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends) is a body of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) headquartered in Sandy Spring, Maryland that includes Friends from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the… …   Wikipedia

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