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Yearly Meeting 2021
July 24 @ 2:00 pm - August 1 @ 5:00 pm
The 2021 Yearly Meeting that will be held via Zoom over consecutive weekends and focus on the theme “Our emergence from the Pandemic”.
The current programme is below, but this is subject to adjustment.
|Saturday, 24 July||14.00 – 14.30||Greetings from Meetings||1|
|14.30 – 17.00||Discussion of selected themes from the Reports with group discussions in breakout rooms.||2|
|Sunday, 25 July||09.30 – 10.15||Meeting for Worship with Quaker Community Johannesburg||3|
|10.15 – 10.45||Worship Sharing in breakout rooms||4|
|10.45 – 12.30||Main Business Decisions: Finances and Nominations||5|
|Saturday, 31 July||14.00 – 17.00||Discussion of the Conference Theme: Our emergence from the Pandemic. Group discussions in breakout rooms.||6|
|09.30 – 10.15||Meeting for Worship with Quaker Community Cape Town||7|
|10.15 – 10.45||Worship Sharing in breakout rooms||8|
|10.45 -12.30||Next Yearly Meeting: January 2023? Mid-Year Reps Meeting in September 2022? In person or blended?; Theme?
Group discussions in breakout rooms.Report from Young Friends; Report on Children’s Meeting; Finalisation of the Minutes.
Although the format is online, registration is required to assist us in organising the Yearly Meeting. An outline of the planned programme is part of the registration form. Registered Friends will be notified of any updates.
Participants should please log in at least 10 minutes before each session begins. There will be comfort breaks in the sessions, and time for reviewing minutes, but these are not included in the Programme yet. The Children’s Meeting will not have a special YM programme as it already has an ongoing programme that will continue as normal. A YM document containing all submitted reports will be available from 16 July. It is extremely important that attendees read the YM document beforehand (and discuss it in their Meetings), as there will be no time to sit and read it while the zoom meeting is in progress.
Please download the registration form here and send it to Heath no later than 31 May 2021.