Area Meeting for Worship for Business, Wed 9th May, Sheffield

Friends,

The Area Meeting for Worship for Business is in Sheffield this Wednesday, 9th May at 7:15pm at the Meeting House after tea, served from 6pm.

Draft agenda below

Not been to a Meeting for Worship for Business before? You are most welcome, but please contact the clerks: Digby Swift (d.g.swift@btinternet.com) or Kate Napier (katnap25@talktalk.net) to get an idea of what is expected.

Wonder how Quakers make decisions in a spirit of worship without voting?
Read more here: http://www.quakerscotland.org/businessmeetings
and here http://www.quaker.org.uk/how-quaker-meetings-take-decisions
and from a secular organisation here: http://www.co-intelligence.org/P-QuakerCI.html

Draft Agenda

1. Representatives to Area Meeting
2a. Treasurer’s report and Interim Accounts
2b. Bursary Fund Treasurer’s report
2c. Minute of information re Forrest House Trust
3. Membership
4. Swanwick Conference report
5. Civil Partnerships: registration of Meeting Houses
6. Meeting for Sufferings report
7. Yearly Meeting
8a. Quakers in Yorkshire report
8b. Quaker Outreach in Yorkshire report
9. Nominations and Appointments: including appt of special group re clerks
10. Quaker Life Rep. Council report
11. Correspondence
12. Next Meeting