Category Archives: Yearly Meeting

Epistle of the Quaker Community in Southern Africa Yearly Meeting 2021

1 August 2021 Greetings to Friends Everywhere The Quaker Community in Southern Africa held our Yearly Meeting online over five days on 16 June (the 45th anniversary of the 1976 student uprising in Soweto, Cape Town and other parts of … Continue reading

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Quaker Community in Southern Africa endorses SACC statement

At their recent virtual meeting the Quaker Community in Southern Africa was made aware of the following statement of the South African Council of Churches. “The South African Council of Churches (SACC) is dismayed and perplexed by reports that Government … Continue reading

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Statement on the Failed Insurrection and Civil Unrest in South Africa

Issued by the Quaker Community in Southern Africa 1 August 2021 26 years after the advent of democracy in South Africa, we have experienced our first major insurrection. It is still early days, and facts may yet come to light … Continue reading

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YM 2018 Minutes available

Please follow the link on the SAYM page to download the Minutes file. At present only the Minutes, with page references to the YM 2018 Handout/Agenda document are available. The Minutes will be integrated into the Handout/Agenda and the complete … Continue reading

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SAYM 2018 delegates’ pack available for download

The Pack that will be distributed to Yearly Meeting attendees has gone to the printer. For those Friends who wish to read the contents in advance, please download the PDF file from the link below. SAYM Pack 2018 — PDF file … Continue reading

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YM 2018 forms available

YM 2018 will be taking place at the Good Shepherd at Hartebeespoort from 2-8 January 2018. The registration & ECTF funding form, the programme and the Meeting/Cluster report template are all available on the SAYM page.

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‘The Friend’ reports on C&SAYM 2016

Chris and Roy Love attended the 2016 C&SAYM and took a report back to The Friend magazine in the UK. Read the item by clicking the link below. C&SAYM 2016 report carried in The Friend

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YM 2016 Minutes, Richard Gush lecture available

The documents coming out of Yearly Meeting held at Modderpoort in the Free State are now available on the website. You can download the Public Edition of the minutes by clicking the link below. Please note that this file has … Continue reading

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YM 2016 Processes

Process is very important to Quakers. After Summer School, this year’s YM went into Meetings for Worship for Business. And after all that, we wrapped up with Celebration.

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Richard Gush Lecture from YM 2016

The Yearly Meeting for 2016 is drawing to a close as this is written. We are enjoying an evening of Celebration after a wonderful week and this morning’s fabulous Richard Gush Lecture given by Jennifer Kavanagh. Download this year’s Richard Gush … Continue reading

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