"I don't see how being young and living in a city prevents someone from being a Conservative Friend. To me being a yuppie implies being materialistic in a modern sophisticated way. Being materialistic would put someone at odds with…"
"My feeling is that liberal Friends still have people in that position, but now it's some otherwise-named committee. At Friends Meeting of Washington, I'd consider everyone on the Ministry and Worship committee to be holding the position of…"
"Richard -- I've been away, so have not looked in on this discussion. Like you, I learned about the role of elders from Conservative Friends (in Canada and Ohio). In the context of my own meeting (and quarter), however, there are Friends…"
Or simply the digressions means that its being responsibly explored?
You are all speaking from a position of much experience in Quakerism and its clear the difficulties and contradictions that such a proposition…"
"If this discussion area were a restricted site we could be more open. It is really very important to err on the side of protecting people's feelings/confidentiality.
I had the advantage of becoming part of NCYMC at a time when…"