Policies & Procedures Manual

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting uses a manual of policies and procedures which outlines the way in which LEYM conducts business. It covers: the yearly meeting’s constituent bodies; how the yearly meeting makes decisions; the responsibilities of officers, other Friends, and committees; financial policies, practices, and forms; and LEYM’s publications, website, and database. Appendices include the history and objectives of LEYM; guidelines for business meeting; policies on care of children during LEYM sessions; and material on monthly meetings and individual membership.

LEYM’s Policies and Procedures Manual is available as a PDF file below. If you find errors or outdated information, please send a message to Jeff Cooper (cooperdaub@hotmail.com); now that we are no longer printing this manual, errors are easy to correct. Thank you.

LEYM Policies & Procedures (2011 revision, last updated 5/12/22)

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Your meeting may be wrestling with matters related to virtual and hybrid gatherings. A workshop was held on Saturday May 7, and we returned to the questions about navigating the new normal through the ongoing pandemic. https://www.pym.org/workshop-on-gathering-virtually/

AFSC is partnering with the Poor People’s Campaign to support the June 18 Mass Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington. They are seeking to mobilize attendance and have buses ready to take people. See https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/june18/ to get involved.

AFSC’s Michigan Criminal Justice Program is hiring a Program Coordinator for the ending life and long sentences project. Apply by May 16 at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/AME1068/JobBoard/34b788f5-e07e-3fb3-8e73-08c36602a07b/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f1994089-620c-4f9a-b4ff-8c3d3ba303dc

Quaker Worship Sharing online this Thursday! All are welcome https://quakerearthcare.org/event/worship-sharing-with-quaker-earthcare-witness-and-friends-general-conference-3/

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