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

Communication

Nominate yourself or someone else for this board.

The Board of Communication is composed of Friends with gifts, expertise and passion for developing connection and fostering communication. This board uses a variety of media to tell the story of God’s action in and through NWYM. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop varied and creative ways to communicate the NWYM’s ministry, identity, values, mission, vision within our faith community and to the world around us
  • Maintain an active NWYM website
  • Provide input and oversight for NWYM e-lists, e-letter, publications, materials, etc.
  • Find creative ways and avenues to tell the story of what is going on throughout NWYM churches and related ministries
  • Provide support and counsel to the NWYM staff and other NWYM boards in their written and other media materials
  • Develop an information and resource center to promote the materials and ministries of NWYM boards
  • Oversee the annual writing of the Epistle during Yearly Meeting sessions
  • Promote Friends publications, books, and Barclay Press resources
  • Find ways to further support the ministry of Barclay Press
  • Develop a creative way to recap our annual sessions for report in our local faith communities
  • Develop a regular written communication—focused on building connection, unity and communicating NWYM news, values, mission, vision and ministries—that is sent to NWYM homes, local faith communities and Area gatherings
  • Assist in developing promotional materials for NWYM sessions, local faith communities, and other events
  • Cooperate with other EFI yearly meetings in joint efforts related to communication. Send representatives to serve on relevant commissions
  • Assist in the creation of materials/media for Hispanic (and other cross-cultural) Friends churches/individuals