Introducing Young Friends General Meeting

Siobhan Haire gives the lowdown on the workings of a ‘roving’ Meeting

Young Friends at their General Meeting. | Photo: Cáit Gould

Young Friends General Meting (YFGM) has, on occasion, felt itself to be the black sheep of the extended Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) family. Often out of touch with the rest of the family, introspective at important occasions, wrapped up in its personal issues and unwilling to take part in family life. The metaphor could be further embellished… But times they are a-changing, and YFGM is coming back to the fold this year, and looking forward to catching up with its relatives.

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