Monthly Meeting Minutes

Below are links to the minutes of our Monthly Meeting for Worship with attention to Business; the most recent years are at the top.  In Minutes 2017.1.3 and 2017.3.6, Friends approved the publishing of the minutes on this website.  Our hope is to make them available not only as webpages, but as downloadable .doc and .pdf files as well.  To print any webpage, click on the “Printer-friendly version” link at the bottom of a page, which will reformat the page for printing.

The full text of printed minutes will be archived on behalf of New England Yearly Meeting in the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  For further information about NEYM’s archive policies and procedures, please visit https://neym.org/archives.

Below the calendars are downloadable documents describing the Quaker business process.

Minutes for 2018
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-14 Minutes

(01-14 Agenda)



(02-11 Agenda)

Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month

 

Minutes for 2017
First Month Second Month Third Month
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month

 

Minutes for 2016
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-10 Minutes 02-14 Minutes

02-28 Minutes
Missing
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-10 Minutes 05-15 Minutes 06-12 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-24 Minutes No business 09-11 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-09 Minutes 11-13 Minutes 12-11 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2015
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-11 Minutes 02-08 Minutes 03-22 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-12 Minutes 05-10 Minutes 06-14 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-12 Minutes 08-09 Minutes 09-13 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
Missing Missing 12-13 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2014
First Month Second Month Third Month
Missing 02-09 Minutes 03-09 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-13 Minutes 05-11 Minutes 06-08 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-13 Minutes 08-10 Minutes Missing
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-12 Minutes Missing 12-14 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2013
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-13 Minutes 02-10 Minutes 03-10 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-14 Minutes 05-12 Minutes 06-09 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-14 Minutes No business 09-08 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-13 Minutes 11-10 Minutes 12-08 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2012
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-08 Minutes 02-12 Minutes 03-11 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-08 Minutes 05-06 Minutes 06-10 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-08 Minutes No business 09-09 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-28 Minutes 11-11 Minutes 12-09 Minutes

12-16 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2011
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-09 Minutes 02-13 Minutes 03-13 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-10 Minutes Missing 06-26 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-10 Minutes No business 09-11 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-23 Minutes No business 12-11 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2010
First Month Second Month Third Month
Missing Missing Missing
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-11 Minutes 05-16 Minutes 06-13 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-11 Minutes No business 09-12 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-10 Minutes 11-13 Minutes 12-12 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2009
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-11 Minutes

01-18 Minutes
02-08 Minutes 03-08 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-05 Minutes 05-10 Minutes Missing
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-12 Minutes Missing Missing
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-11 Minutes Missing Missing

 

Minutes for 2008
First Month Second Month Third Month
No Business 02-10 Minutes 03-02 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-13 Minutes No Business 06-08 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
Lost 08-23 Minutes 09-14 Minutes

09-28 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-12 Minutes

10-26 Minutes
11-09 Minutes 12-07 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2007
First Month Second Month Third Month
01-14 Minutes 02-11 Minutes 03-11 & 25 Minutes
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
04-15 Minutes 05-13 Minutes 06-10 Minutes
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
07-08 Minutes No Business 09-09 Minutes
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
10-14 Minutes 11-11 Minutes 12-09 Minutes

 

Minutes for 2006
First Month Second Month Third Month
Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
12-10 Minutes

 

Document

(in .doc and/or PDF format)
Description
FGC's “Quaker Business Basics”

Quaker Business Basics

“Quaker Business Basics” is a short introduction to meeting for worship with attention to business from Friends General Conference (FGC).

“A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures”    “A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures”

A clerk’s guide

“A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures” is a collection of advice gathered by ‘weighty Friends’ from Fifteenth Street Monthly Meeting.

“Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business”    “Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business”

Guidelines for minutes

“Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business” is a collection of advice gathered by Friends Meeting of Washington, DC.

“Directions for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” - Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers)    “Directions for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” - Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers)

Directions for clerks & recorders

“Guidelines for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” is a collection of advice about archiving records from monthly meetings gathered by Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers) at Bryn Mawr College, Special Collections.

“The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee    “The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee

The role of the clerk

“The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee.

“Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog    “Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog

Notes from clerking workshop

“Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog.

“Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber    “Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber

Reading list for clerks

“Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber, London Grove Monthly Meeting.

    Below are links to the minutes of our Monthly Meeting for Worship with attention to Business; the most recent years are at the top.  In Minutes 2017.1.3 and 2017.3.6, Friends approved the publishing of the minutes on this website.  Our hope is to make them available not only as webpages, but as downloadable .doc and .pdf files as well.  To print any webpage, click on the “Printer-friendly version” link at the bottom of a page, which will reformat the page for printing.

    The full text of printed minutes will be archived on behalf of New England Yearly Meeting in the Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  For further information about NEYM’s archive policies and procedures, please visit https://neym.org/archives.

    Below the calendars are downloadable documents describing the Quaker business process.

    Minutes for 2018
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-14 Minutes

    (01-14 Agenda)
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month

     

    Minutes for 2017
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month

     

    Minutes for 2016
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-10 Minutes 02-14 Minutes

    02-28 Minutes
    Missing
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-10 Minutes 05-15 Minutes 06-12 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-24 Minutes No business 09-11 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-09 Minutes 11-13 Minutes 12-11 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2015
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-11 Minutes 02-08 Minutes 03-22 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-12 Minutes 05-10 Minutes 06-14 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-12 Minutes 08-09 Minutes 09-13 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    Missing Missing 12-13 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2014
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    Missing 02-09 Minutes 03-09 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-13 Minutes 05-11 Minutes 06-08 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-13 Minutes 08-10 Minutes Missing
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-12 Minutes Missing 12-14 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2013
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-13 Minutes 02-10 Minutes 03-10 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-14 Minutes 05-12 Minutes 06-09 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-14 Minutes No business 09-08 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-13 Minutes 11-10 Minutes 12-08 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2012
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-08 Minutes 02-12 Minutes 03-11 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-08 Minutes 05-06 Minutes 06-10 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-08 Minutes No business 09-09 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-28 Minutes 11-11 Minutes 12-09 Minutes

    12-16 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2011
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-09 Minutes 02-13 Minutes 03-13 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-10 Minutes Missing 06-26 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-10 Minutes No business 09-11 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-23 Minutes No business 12-11 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2010
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    Missing Missing Missing
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-11 Minutes 05-16 Minutes 06-13 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-11 Minutes No business 09-12 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-10 Minutes 11-13 Minutes 12-12 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2009
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-11 Minutes

    01-18 Minutes
    02-08 Minutes 03-08 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-05 Minutes 05-10 Minutes Missing
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-12 Minutes Missing Missing
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-11 Minutes Missing Missing

     

    Minutes for 2008
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    No Business 02-10 Minutes 03-02 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-13 Minutes No Business 06-08 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    Lost 08-23 Minutes 09-14 Minutes

    09-28 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-12 Minutes

    10-26 Minutes
    11-09 Minutes 12-07 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2007
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    01-14 Minutes 02-11 Minutes 03-11 & 25 Minutes
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    04-15 Minutes 05-13 Minutes 06-10 Minutes
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    07-08 Minutes No Business 09-09 Minutes
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    10-14 Minutes 11-11 Minutes 12-09 Minutes

     

    Minutes for 2006
    First Month Second Month Third Month
    Fourth Month Fifth Month Sixth Month
    Seventh Month Eighth Month Ninth Month
    Tenth Month Eleventh Month Twelfth Month
    12-10 Minutes

     

    Document

    (in .doc and/or PDF format)
    Description
    FGC's “Quaker Business Basics”

    Quaker Business Basics

    “Quaker Business Basics” is a short introduction to meeting for worship with attention to business from Friends General Conference (FGC).

    “A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures”    “A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures”

    A clerk’s guide

    “A clerk’s guide to minute-preparation, other paperwork, and procedures” is a collection of advice gathered by ‘weighty Friends’ from Fifteenth Street Monthly Meeting.

    “Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business”    “Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business”

    Guidelines for minutes

    “Guidelines for minutes of monthly meeting for business” is a collection of advice gathered by Friends Meeting of Washington, DC.

    “Directions for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” - Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers)    “Directions for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” - Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers)

    Directions for clerks & recorders

    “Guidelines for Clerks and Recorders of Constituent Meetings” is a collection of advice about archiving records from monthly meetings gathered by Record Services Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Quakers) at Bryn Mawr College, Special Collections.

    “The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee    “The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee

    The role of the clerk

    “The role of the clerk (Quaker business meeting practice)” - advice from Arthur Larrabee.

    “Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog    “Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog

    Notes from clerking workshop

    “Raw Notes from the Quaker Clerking Workshop” - from Sue Gardner’s blog.

    “Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber    “Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber

    Reading list for clerks

    “Reading Resource List for Clerks of Committees and Meetings” - compiled by Martin D Reber, London Grove Monthly Meeting.