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Excerpt from OUR WELCOMING MINUTE approved and sent to Lake Erie Yearly Meeting: “We are a spiritually diverse meeting representing many branches of American Quakerism. As a consequence, it is important for us to warmly affirm our commitment to welcome all into our worship. There is also a real concern to look behind the particular language of a ministry to the intention and the wisdom that prompted it. There is a warm, unified commitment of welcoming all and to respecting the diversity of our religious experience and expression.”
Unprogrammed ("silent") worship. Everyone is welcome! Members and visitors; students and townspeople; stay-at-homes and immigrants; refugees and migrants; gays and straights; introverts and extroverts; everyone else also.
Cloud Membership is NOT the Meeting Membership.
Four Pillars of Meeting for Business, Debbie Humphries, September 1, 2009 Friends Journal https://www.friendsjournal.org/2009098/ 1) that the meeting is rooted in worship; 2) that the meeting is clerked; 3) that there is enough time, a sense of spaciousness; and 4) that decisions are made by sense of the meeting.