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Pastoral Opening at Crossroads Community Church


Crossroads Community Church, a part of Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church, is seeking a part-time pastor who practices God’s principles with Biblical teaching for spiritual growth and worship. Responsibilities will include preaching, dedications, weddings, funerals, outreach, music, visitation, and other various elements. For a full list please see the below PDF. The church is located … [Read more...]

Summer Youth Internship with NWYM


Interested in working a summer with Northwest Yearly Meeting Youth Programs? We have an opportunity for two young adults to join NWYM youth ministry this summer as interns. It’s a great opportunity to work with youth and support the youth ministry programs of NWYM. It is our desire to find individuals who care about the ministry of Northwest Yearly Meeting and have a desire to learn ways to help … [Read more...]

Meridian Friends Church seeks Youth Worker

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Youth Worker Position Opening  On behalf of all of us, the Meridian Friends Church Spiritual Life Ministry Team would like to thank Patti Paz (and her wonderful husband Pat) for her seven years of joyful and faithful service as our Junior High Youth Worker. With Patti’s pending resignation from this role, we now must look toward the future and find someone new for this important position. A … [Read more...]

A Journey Toward Peace and Justice

A Conference for  Young Friends in  Burundi, Congo, and Rwanda ___________  Journeying from Rwanda, to Burundi, to Congo, then back to Burundi  August 4–19, 2013   Download the Conference Information   The Meaning of “Journey” for this Conference          The conference will deal with peace and justice issues in the three neighboring countries of Burundi, the Democratic … [Read more...]

2013 Share Call Thank You


A BIG THANK YOU! Back on February 10th we dedicated our new ministry wing at Silverton Friends Church. Some thought it to be a bit premature. Things weren’t completely finished, paint was still wet, and the students of our school hadn’t even moved in on the day of dedication. Realizing early on that this project was going to be an ongoing work and must be continually dedicated unto the Lord, … [Read more...]

Director of Finance and Development Hired


Roger Watson, CMA, joins the Northwest Yearly Meeting staff as Director of Finance and Development beginning April 15. He has 17 years of accounting experience with Touchmark Living Centers as accounting manager, has founded and is director and treasurer of a non-profit organization, Daytime Enrichment, Activities & Recreation, Inc., and has given years of service to the Friends Church in the … [Read more...]

Quaker Waggin’s October–December 2012

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Inside This Issue:  “God The Gardner” Retreat Report NWYM Friends Women President's Letter 2012-13 Projects Update NWYM FW—Who Are We? Subscription Information … [Read more...]

Celebrating 30 Years of Latino Ministry


The last Sunday of April (29) of 2012, the Evangelical Friends Church in Newberg (Hispanic Church) celebrated its 30 years of existence. 82 people were present with seven guests: the founding pastor Bob Gilmore and his wife (1982-1986), Gerardo Ibarra and his wife, former pastor for 10 years (1986-1996), Mrs. Swan, and the superintendent of the Global Outreach for NWYM who presented two vases of … [Read more...]

Tilikum Returns to Northwest Yearly Meeting


The Administrative Council of Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends (NWYM) and George Fox University administrators have completed negotiations to return ownership of Tilikum to the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends, effective Jan. 1, 2012. Though this change is new, the relationship between NWYM and Tilikum is not new. In 1970, the Russell Baker family donated the 92-acre property that … [Read more...]

Becky Ankeny Approved as NWYM Superintendent


Northwest Yearly Meeting (NWYM) of Friends approved the recommendation of Becky Ankeny to serve as the next superintendent. Becky, a member of Newberg Friends, has served many years at George Fox University and NWYM in a number of leadership capacities. Becky and her husband, Mark, are the parents of two daughters and have three granddaughters. To read more about Becky please see the article … [Read more...]