Canadian Yearly Meeting

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Canadian Yearly Meeting
Classification Quaker

Friends General Conference, Friends United Meeting,

Friends World Committee for Consultation
Region Canada
Origin 1955
Merger of

Genesee Yearly Meeting, Canada Yearly Meeting (Five Years Meeting),

Canada Yearly Meeting (Conservative)
Members 1300
Official website

Canadian Yearly Meeting is a body of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), with approximately 1300 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 branches of Quakerism: Genesee Yearly Meeting (Friends General Conference), Canada Yearly Meeting (Five Years Meeting) and Canada Yearly Meeting (Conservative).

Canadian Yearly Meeting (CYM) consists of 27 Monthly Meetings (MMs), in five regional groupings:

The annual Yearly Meeting Sessions are held in the summer, rotating between sites in western, central and eastern Canada. CYM carries out work through various committees, including the Canadian Friends Service Committee, Camp NeeKauNis Committee, and the Quaker Book Service.

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