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QM/NY/MM. Constituent Monthly, Preparative, and Quarterly meetings

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/NY/MM
_____ MONTHLY MEETING _____ The basic unit of Quaker administration, which holds regular monthly business meetings. Only members can participate. It has responsibility for care of members, authorizes removals and marriages, maintains discipline, considers the queries, manages meeting property, fosters social concerns, and reports regularly to the quarterly meeting. _____ PREPARATIVE MEETING _____ A regularly-organized business meeting of a single congregation which prepared business to be presented to the monthly meeting. The scope of business as recorded in its minutes was normally limited to responses to queries and matters of property and school oversight. _____ QUARTERLY MEETING _____ Meetings for business held four times per year, attended by representatives of all monthly meetings in a region. It is an intermediary between the monthly and yearly meeting, serves as an appellate body for disciplinary matters, and considers problems too large for a local meeting to solve. A quarterly meeting holds the authority to establish or discontinue a monthly, preparative, or particular meeting for worship. It collects financial assessments from each monthly meeting in accordance with the quota established by the yearly meeting.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Easton Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-E373
Overview Records of Easton Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, the first Saratoga Monthly Meeting, 1778-ongoing. Includes: men's, women's & joint minutes, 1778-1985, births & deaths, 1735-1973, marriages, 1778-87 & 1789-1964, membership, 1778-1790, removals, 1790-1959, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1832-1925, minutes and accounts of Friends Seminary, 1874-1894, an accounts ledger, 1892-1985, and Newsletters 1990-95, Membership, 1778-90 also includes list of members of East Hoosick, White...
Dates: 1778-1995

Granville Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-G733
Overview Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite branches of Danby Monthly Meeting, 1795-1913. Includes: men's minutes, 1795-1878, women's minutes (and joint), 1815-1913, marriages (abstract), 1795-1876, membership, 1795-1878, and records of Danby Lyceum, 1850-1867.
Dates: 1795-1913

Granville Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-G735
Overview Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and its predecessor, Danby Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1857. Includes: Minutes 1828-1857, and marriages & removals, 1828-1857.
Dates: 1828-1857