2024 - January Meeting for Business Documents

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Meeting for Worship for Business

January 21, 2024 at 12:15 pm

Hybrid - Attend in person or join via Zoom

Agenda (See documents attached below)

  1. Opening Worship

  2. Reading of the Land Acknowledgement Statement

  3. Reading of Query for the First Month

  4. Clerk’s Report

  5. Worship and Ministry: A Minute recognizing the ministry

    of Phil Anthony

  6. Outreach: Opportunities to engage

  7. Library Annual Report

  8. Peace & Social Concerns Annual Report

  9. Worship and Ministry Annual Report
  10. Minutes for Approval: November

  11. Announcements

            a. Due at February Business Meeting

                 i Treasurer’s Quarterly Report

                 ii Addressing Racism Annual Report

                 iii Office and Administration Annual Report

                 iv Recorder Annual Report

                 v Skyspace Annual Report

            b. Release date for Feb 17 (3rd Sat) is tomorrow

            c. Office & Administration: Peace Walk on Feb 25 

    12. Closing Worship

Query for the First Month – Deepening Our Faith: Meeting for Worship

  • Are our meetings for worship held in stilled, expectant waiting upon God?

  • As we worship in the living silence, are we drawn together by the power of God in our

    midst? Do we experience a deep reverence for the integrity of creation?

  • How does our worship nurture all worshipers, creating a deeper sense of community?

  • How does our meeting encourage vocal ministry that spiritually nurtures the

    worshiping community?

  • Do I faithfully attend meeting with heart and mind prepared for worship, clear of any predetermination to speak or not to speak, expecting that worship will be a source of strength and guidance?

  • Does worship deepen my relationship with God, increase my faithfulness and refresh and renew my daily life, both inwardly and in my relationships with other persons and with all of creation?

  • Does worship enhance my capacity for attentive, non-judgmental listening to others?

  • How does participation in meeting for worship contribute to my life-long spiritual