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Faith and Practice

Pacific Yearly Meeting

of the

Religious Society of Friends

a guide to quaker discipline in the experience of pacific yearly meeting of the religious society of friends.
published 2001



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iv: organization of the society

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Yearly Meeting

preface
pym in context
quaker faith & spiritual practice
testimony & experience of friends
organization of the society
procedures
activities & organization of the YM
glossary
bibligraphy
appendices
sources of quotations
index of sources
subject index

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 The Yearly Meeting comprises the members of its constituent Monthly Meetings who come together annually to explore and pursue their common purposes. The work of the Yearly Meeting is conducted by its committees and corporately during the annual gathering, which is also referred to as the Yearly Meeting session. While the Yearly Meeting’s officers and committees broadly parallel those of a Monthly Meeting, additional officers and committees are responsible for the conduct of the annual gathering. Further discussion of the organization of Yearly Meeting appears in Part VI.