Plenary Session #4
Thursday July 18, 2013
7:00 - 8:30 PM
The Plenary gathered in song and waiting worship.
Annual Session Clerk John Allcott announced that Yakima Worship Group, called during the roll call of meetings and worship groups yesterday, requested to be laid down during the past year and Tacoma Monthly Meeting, under whose care it existed, approved.
The following recommendations were put forth in these reports:
- the Annual Session approve the proposal from the ad hoc Children's Committee to hire a part-time coordinator,
- that a new ad hoc committee be formed to explore improving communication within the Yearly Meeting, and
- to continue the life of the Ad Hoc Committee to Evaluate NPYM Structure for another year.
Discernment on the recommendations of the ad hoc Committee to Evaluate NPYM Structure is scheduled for Plenary #6.
2013:10 Minute of Record: Reports of Quaker Organizations supported by NPYM
Representatives from the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Quaker Earth Care Witness (QEW) made 30 minute reports of their activities.
American Friends Service Committee - Eddy Crouch introduced Sonia Tuma, Western Regional Director of AFSC who reported on the American Friends Service Committee activities . A written copy of the report was posted in the plenary room and at npym.org
Quaker Earth Care Witness. - Allen Stockbridge Eric Joy and Steve Shriner, representing Quaker Earth Care Witness, reported on QEW activities. A written report was posted in the plenary room and on NPYM.org
The Plenary closed in waiting worship.