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University Friends Meeting Service Form
Paper copies of the service form are
available in the meeting house, and can be emailed upon request. Contact Elizabeth Lunney, clerk,
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.352.8333.
Adult Religious Education
Plans First Day 9:30 a.m. discussion hours.
Arranges art shows in Meetinghouse and fosters the creative spirit in UFM.
Care and Counsel (*)
Provides pastoral care of Meeting. Oversees marriages, memorials and memberships.
(A Subcommittee of Care and Counsel)
Oversees care committees formed to assist members and attenders of Meeting.
Consists of Clerk, Assistant Clerk, Recording Clerk, Treasurer, and representatives of all Meeting committees. Prepares agenda for Business Meeting.
Designs religious education and activities for children and young people of the Meeting.
Works with the Treasurer to manage finances of Meeting.
Develops opportunities for new and longstanding members of Meeting to get to know one another and to build a strong sense of community.
Oversees First Day social hours and provides hospitality for special occasions.
Junior Friends Advisers
Work with teenagers of Meeting, approximately once a month.
Buys and keeps track of books and publications for reference and circulation.
Ascertains interests of Meeting member and attenders and consults with officers and committee clerks to recommend people to fill UFM positions.
Peace and Social Concerns
Seasons Friends' concerns for peace and social justice and refers to Monthly Meeting. Current focus on homelessness.
Works with appropriate committees to hire employees and oversees relationship between Meeting and its paid employees.
Helps Meeting prioritize projects to be funded by Capital Campaign, and oversees projects that are undertaken.
Oversees production and distribution of Gleamings, weekly announcements and annual directory. Considers larger issues of communications within Meeting.
Oversees management of Quaker House maintenance, grounds and apartment rental.
Oversees QuEST internship program, including intern support, recruitment of agencies and interns, long-range planning and administrative support.
Works with UW Finance Office to select scholarship recipients. Disburses Educational Trust.
Maintains building and grounds. Serves as chief liaison with caretaker and janitor.
Worship and Ministry (*)
Fosters and strengthens the spiritual life of Meeting by nurturing Meeting for Worship and the spiritual growth of individuals in Meeting.
Worship Group Oversight
Consists of representatives of UFM and worship groups with responsibility for communications with oversight of worship groups under UFM's care.
NOTE: * = Must be a member of Religious Society of Friends to serve in these positions.