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Discussion and Reflections on Vanessa Julye's "Radical Transformation - Long overdue for the Religious Society of Friends"

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We used these queries to guide the first of our community discussions on radical transformation.

What were the points of resonance or recognition for you in Vanessa Julye's lecture?
What were points of discomfort?
What would a radically transformed Quaker community look like, feel like, sound like to you?
What of our testimonies, practices, and structures do you find to be essential to keep or adjust in a transformed Quakerism?
Vanessa spoke of the need for "community guidelines" as Friends engage in this work. What guidelines would you suggest?