Category Archives: Meetings for Listening

From our “Life” page: Meetings for Listening (also called “threshing sessions”) may be called when we have particularly deep or difficult issues to address. Our experience has shown that the deep and respectful listening we do in these meetings helps us find a basis for unity and moving forward. To help facilitate that listening, no decisions are made at these meetings, but the listening we do helps inform discussions in our business meetings.

Spiritual Formation at Patapsco

This year, Patapsco will be having a spiritual formation program to invite us, individually and together, into a deeper experience of God’s presence through devotional readings, spiritual community and individual spiritual practices.  “Spiritual formation” can be understood as forming ourselves … Continue reading

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Minute on Financial Contributions to Outside Organizations – 6/3/2012

At our meeting for worship with a concern for business held on 6/3/2012, our minutes include an item relating to financial contributions to outside organizations.  This question has come up repeatedly in our meeting and was the subject of several … Continue reading

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Threshing Session on Financial Support of Other Organizations, 2012

Notes taken at Threshing Session on Financial Support of Other Organizations April 15, 2012 Attended by: Ramona, Ken, Jim, Jean, Rosemary, Stuart, Terry, Bethanne, Tom, Bill.  Facilitated by the Peace and Social Concerns Committee, which provided these notes. How can … Continue reading

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Threshing Session on Meeting Advertising

On 10/30/2011, the Advancement and Outreach Committee sponsored a threshing session on advertising by the Meeting.  A report will be added to this post when available.

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