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

Samuel School II

Samuel School II

This retreat is designed to further develop spiritual sensitivity and leadership abilities of high school students. Workshops, stretching activities such as a high ropes course and extended solo time, and journal activities combine to challenge youth to help nurture a Christ-centered lifestyle. Samuel School II (SSII) occurs during Memorial Day weekend.


Location: Tilikum, Newberg, OR

Date: May 26-29, 2017 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Cost: Registration cost is $175 per student and is due May 22.

Click here to Register

Here’s the Intro Letter to Elders and Selection-Guidelines-2016 which explains the conference and selection process for sending high school youth to Samuel School II. After the elders have discerned and selected which youth to participate in this year’s SSII please Click here to Register online or send in the printable Registration Form to the NWYM with the registration fee. After the youth have been selected please send this letter to the participant.

All youth who attend will need to bring the NWYM Medical Release Form & the Tilikum Participant Agreement  filled out upon arrival to Tilikum.

Questions? Contact Sammy Sanders: 503-538-9419 or

ELIs, we have resources for you! Click on the following link for monthly resources for you and your Samuel:
SSII ELI Resources