Spirit Led Quaker Decision Making

March 22, 2014 – 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Concord Meeting

A workshop on Quaker Business Practice by Deborah Fisch

During our morning session we will explore together how Friends use faith, Love, Listening and community discernment to address the work of the meeting in its committees as well as monthly meetings with attention to business. What is the work of the clerks and what is the work of the body? What is the difference between consensus and sense of the meeting. This mini workshop will be for Friends of all ages who want to better understand the unique and powerful manner in which Friends consider the business of their meetings.

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Deborah Fisch is a member of Paullina Friends Meeting, a part of Iowa Yearly Meeting, Conservative.  She serves Friends General Conference as Associate Secretary for Ministries and in that work has the opportunity to travel among and worship with Friends from across the US and Canada. Deborah served as presiding clerk of her yearly meeting for 12 years and was assistant clerk for eight years prior to that. She has served as clerk of committees and Friends organizations.  Deborah has led clerking workshops for Pendle Hill, PHLYM, Scattergood Friends School, and other meetings.  When not traveling for work she lives in Des Moines, Iowa.

Please use web form below to ask a question on the workshop topic, to register, and to request childcare.
Registration is not required, it just helps us plan for attendance
Email concordquarter@pym.org for information.

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