Central Yearly Meeting of Friends

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Central Yearly Meeting of Friends
ClassificationProtestant
OrientationEvangelical
Origin1926

Central Yearly Meeting of Friends is a yearly meeting of Friends churches located in Indiana, North Carolina, Arkansas and Ohio. Central Yearly Meeting of Friends is part of the Conservative Holiness Movement, and subscribes to the Orthodox branch of Quakerism. It is an independent yearly meeting, not affiliated with any broader Quaker associations.

Central Yearly Meeting of Friends was founded in 1926 by a several meetings in eastern Indiana which were concerned that other yearly meetings of the Religious Society of Friends were trending towards liberalism in theology and practice.[1]

Central Friends is associated with Union Bible College.[2] Missionary work is sponsored in Bolivia.

An annual camp meeting is held near Muncie, Indiana, every August.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Yearly Meeting of Friends". Retrieved 22 December 2012.
  2. ^ Abbott, Margery Post (2012). Historical Dictionary of Friends (Quakers). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. p. 79.