for worship for business
to Meeting with hearts and minds prepared to be open and
faithful to the leadings of the Spirit. Then the conduct of business
will lead to truth, unity, and love.
a matter is before the Meeting for Business, each person present
contributes to the corporate search for a decision that
accords with the will of God. Inaction is a form of action. Silent
worship in the Meeting for Business contributes to the process of
attentively to others’ words and use the silence between
messages to reflect carefully on what you might contribute. When
you are clear, speak simply what is in your heart, without repeating
what has already been offered.While making your insights clear, lay
aside personal opinions and attend to what God requires.
Do I attend Meeting for Business regularly?
I speak in Meeting for Business only when I am led to speak?
the Meeting for Business held as a Meeting for Worship in which
we seek divine guidance for our actions?
we tender and considerate of different views, coming to a decision
only when we have found unity?
we give prayerful support for our clerks that they may be sensitive
to the movement of the Spirit among us?