The Discipline

The Discipline contains the official expressions of the doctrines and procedures of Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends. It was last revised in 2016.

Discipline (698kB PDF)

If you wish to download for later viewing, right click on the link and select “Save Link As…” or “Save Target As…” and save it to an easily accessible place, such as your Desktop.

If you want to print the Discipline in its normal half-page mini-binder form, follow these directions carefully:

  1. Open the PDF on your computer or by clicking the link above
  2. Click the ‘File’ menu, go down and click ‘Print…’
  3. In the ‘Print Range’ section check the ‘Reverse pages’ box
  4. Use the ‘Page Scaling’ drop-down menu to choose ‘Booklet Printing’
  5. Use the ‘Booklet subset’ drop-down menu to choose ‘Front side only’
  6. Click ‘OK’ to print
  7. When printing completes, put the stack of pages back into your printer whichever direction they need to be in order to print on the other side
  8. Again, click the ‘File’ menu, go down and click ‘Print…’
  9. Change the ‘Page Scaling’ drop-down menu to ‘Back side only’
  10. Click ‘OK’ to print
  11. Cut the resulting pages in half, fold the two stacks together and hole punch them with the proper spacing that matches your binder.