Quakers share a common faith, based on experience, that every human being can commune with God directly, without the need for any mediating persons or rituals, and that the worshiping community can commune directly with God, as well.

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New York Yearly Meeting is made up of Quaker congregations (called 'Meetings') who typically meet every Sunday, and often have other worship opportunities throughout the week. We practice a variety of worship styles, ranging from silent meditative worship to pastor-lead sermon services. Click here to find worship opportunities near you!


Next Yearly Meeting Session
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

Upcoming Events
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

Dear Friends –

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:30am

This is an ongoing experiment with extended, waiting worship designed to discern leadings and strengthen connections in the yearly meeting.



8:30 am: Registration (and light breakfast)

9am-12pm: Meeting for Discernment

12 pm: Lunch (provided)

12pm-3pm: Meeting for Discernment


Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:00am

One-Day Mini Retreat: What is Discernment? Quaker Decision-Making in the 21st Century
Date: February 24, 2019 (Following Meeting for Discernment on Saturday)
Location: Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting, Poughkeepsie, NY


Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5:30pm to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1:30pm

Residential Weekend Retreat: Clerking in the 21st Century
Date: May 3-5, 2019
Location: Powell House, Old Chatham, NY


Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 10:00am

One-Day Mini Retreat: Why Am I? An Exploration of Authenticity, Integrity, and Courage
Date: June 8, 2019
Location: Farmington Friends Meeting, Farmington, NY