Category Archives: Ministry & Care

The Ministry and Care Committee (M&C) helps build and maintain a spiritual community in which Love and Unity flourish and all are inspired to walk in the Light. This committee combines two distinct roles that are filled in some Meetings by two separate committees; these two roles are facilitating the care for 1) the community as a whole and 2) for individuals in the Meeting. Especially in a small Meeting, many concerns that are not taken up by specific committees become the concern of M&C by default.

Spiritual State of the Meeting Report – 2014

BYM queries for 2014: What supports the life of the Spirit in your Meeting community? What challenges and troubles are you facing? In what ways is the Meeting less than you would wish it to be? How does your Meeting … Continue reading

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Spiritual State of the Meeting Report – 2013

“What is Quaker faith?  It is not a tidy package of words which you can capture at any given time and then repeat weekly at a worship service.  It is an experience of discovery which starts the discoverer on a … Continue reading

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Spiritual State of the Meeting Report – 2012

Approved 6/2/2013 How does the Spirit prosper among us? The Spirit has been with us as a wise counselor, a loving presence, a prompter of caring actions, and as a weaver and mender of our Quaker community. Spiritual leanings and … Continue reading

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Minute on Personal Assistance Fund (3/2010)

From the minutes of the meeting for worship with a concern for business, 3/7/2010, this minute supersedes the minute on a Personal Assistance Fund from 9/2000: Minute on a Personal Assistance Fund for Patapsco Friends Meeting Purpose: If a brother … Continue reading

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