Published April 1, 2023
We are called "to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ." But how can we respond fully to this call when part of our body is on the Internet? What's different and what's the same?
While this workshop may address a few technical questions, the majority of the emphasis will be on the spiritual aspects of how worship and other meeting activities unfold in a hybrid (partly online, partly in-person) setting.
This workshop is part of a virtual series coordinated by Emily Provance on strengthening local meetings. The series is named "Unleashing the Power." Emily expects each virtual workshop will be “a really divergent group coming together from yearly meetings including the full theological spectrum—conservative to liberal.”
The series of workshops is sponsored by Friends United Meeting (FUM), a denominational organization with member yearly meetings ranging from conservative to liberal, in North America, the Caribbean, East Africa, and the Middle East.
from Judy Maurer, Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends