Rachael Swancott coordinates our courses on all aspects of Quaker community which includes our courses on Quaker roles. Rachael has a particular interest in working…
Eldership in a Nutshell
2 July 2022 - 2 July 2022
13:00 - 19:00
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Are you about to be, or have just become, a Quaker Elder? ‘Eldership in a Nutshell’ is a one-day session where we will provide clear information about what being an Elder entails and the basics of how to do your role well.
Whether you are feeling confident with most of your role but would like some information about, for example, how to help resolve conflicts in Meetings or how to enact changes to the way your Meeting does Eldership and Pastoral Care, or are unsure what is expected of you in your Eldership role, this course will be of use.
The session will be on Zoom and will be facilitated by an experienced Elder. There will be time as a whole group and a chance to share with each other in smaller break out groups.
This session isn’t intended to replace our longer, more in depth Spiritual Nurture and Pastoral Care course which will run again in early 2023 (dates TBC).
This course will involve:
On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.