Area Meeting for Worship for Business, Thur 12th July, Sheffield

Friends,

The Area Meeting for Worship for Business for July is at Sheffield Central Meeting House this Thursday, 12th July at 7.15pm. tea is provided beforehand from 6pm.

Draft agenda:

1. Representatives to Area Meeting
2. Representatives to Quakers in Yorkshire
3. Membership matters
4. Civil Partnerships
5. Marriage
6. Woodbrooke Conference – ‘Including Everyone’: Report – see attached below
7. Ekta Parishad – March for Justice 2012 (http://ektaparishad.com/)
8. Meeting for Sufferings report
9. JYM 2013
10. Nominations and Appointments
11. Data protection
12. Looking ahead
13. Next Meeting

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

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