North Pacific Yearly Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends (QUAKERS)

"Dealing with Disruptive Behavior in Our Meeting Communities"

Conference call was held on Sunday, January 12, 2014.

Clerk of Consultation – Dorsey Green, University Friends Meeting


1. What experience have you had with disruptive behavior in your Meeting?  What was your Meeting’s response? 

2. Is there a time when it is helpful to identify a person struggling with disruptive behavior? How might it be beneficial for someone to engage with the individual to see what might be helpful to him/her?

3. What resources has your Meeting found helpful to address this situation?