Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (NWYM) is a covenantal community
of evangelical Friends churches that make Jesus Christ known by:

Teaching and obeying the whole gospel as revealed by the
Holy Spirit and recorded in Scripture

Loving and mutually supporting each other

Equipping and releasing people to continue His mission in the world

Archives Not Acceptable

Church records not accepted for NWYM archives

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Northwest Yearly Meeting will not store church archives unless a church is closing. (We simply do not have the space or the staff to keep up with archives beyond our own.)

If your church is closing, please review your materials in light of this list – and do not send the following records to Northwest Yearly Meeting.

  • Accident reports records
  • Affirmative action/equal opportunity records
  • Applications for employment records
  • Architectural records
  • Bank statements/canceled check records
  • Clippings
  • Contracts, leases, and agreements records (i.e.: facilities/services/equipment)
  • Energy and utilities records
  • Fire and safety records
  • Grant proposals, unapproved
  • Grievance records
  • Leave records
  • Mailing lists
  • Maintenance services records
  • Overtime records
  • Patent records
  • Payroll time sheet records
  • Personnel records
  • Purchase order records
  • Receipts
  • Reference records
  • Search committee records
  • Supplies and equipment records
  • Surplus property records
  • Telephone billing records
  • Time cards
  • Travel request records
  • Travel reimbursement records
  • Work order records