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The Joy of Quaker Committees

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"Together we increase brightness." -- John O'Donohue, poet and author.

Quaker committees exist not only to accomplish tasks, but also to build community. At their best, committees are cells of centering and faith that strengthen, bond, and deepen the spiritual life of the Beloved Community. When participants strive to discern and serve Divine will, each task becomes an act of worship.