The Care and Concern Committee is concerned with the overall well being of Live Oak Friends Meeting both at the individual level and the community level. It also convenes clearness committees for marriage, memberhip, and other personal business of Friends on request, and then makes recommendations to the Meeting for actions. Friends must hold membership to serve on this committee; attendance at the committee is restricted to members of the committee and invited guests. The regular meeting time for the committee is at noon on the first Sunday of the month in the living room of the Little House.
Our responsibities include:
Maintaining an accurate membership list
Providing Clearness Committees to the community for membership, marriage, and individual or corporate concerns
Organizing pastoral care where needed
Making membership more visable in the community
Supporting the friends active in the care of the children
Assisting the Directory Editor
Keeping the community aware of opportunities to participate in the wider Quaker community
Assisting the Worship and Ministry Committee in annual retreats
Current Agenda Items
Care and concern for members of the meeting community
Contact with non-local and inactive members
Friends serving on the Care and Concern Committee for 2021 are: Bette Drexler (clerk), Peggy McDonald, Chris Drexler, Louise Presley, Kevin King, Malcolm McCorquodale, Jane Houser, Leada Dietz, Joanne Go, and Betty Richardson.