Social Concerns Team Development

When:
March 1, 2024 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2024-03-01T14:00:00-08:00
2024-03-01T15:00:00-08:00

ZOOM Meeting – contact Rockygarrison@gmail.com to request access.

Peace and Justice Committee
Approved January 2021
FUNCTION: The committee addresses issues and concerns from the meeting pertaining to peace and justice. The committee links Bridge City Friends Meeting (BCFM) with Quaker and other peace and justice organizations.  The purpose of these connections is to help individuals and BCFM find ways to actively follow the Quaker testimonies.
TERM: The committee addresses issues and concerns from the meeting pertaining to peace and justice. The committee links Bridge City Friends Meeting (BCFM) with Quaker and other peace and justice organizations.  The purpose of these connections is to help individuals and BCFM find ways to actively follow the Quaker testimonies.
JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Brings issues, concerns, drafts of Minutes of Concern and recommendations to BCFM for approval and/or action.
  • Organizes discussions, presentations, workshops, etc. of interest to BCFM.
  • Coordinates with Quaker and other groups and keeps the meeting updated about actions and activities that individuals and BCFM may want to support.
  • Seasons and supports new leadings by individuals within BCFM.   This support may be from the committee or through care/support/anchor committees.  The committee keeps the meeting updated on the work of these Friends.
  • Brings recommendations to BCFM about spending money for peace and justice work.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations regarding our budgeted giving in consultation with Finance and Property committee.

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Liaison
Approved November 2020
FUNCTION: Provides a link between BCFM and AFSC, both locally and nationally.
TERM: Two years.
JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Informs AFSC that he/she is the liaison for BCFM.
  • Stays informed concerning AFSC activities and reports to the meeting what AFSC information which may be of interest to BCFM.
  • Communicates information from BCFM to AFSC as appropriate.
  • Serves in ex-officio capacity on Peace & Justice Committee

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Liaison
Approved November 2020
FUNCTION: Provides a link between BCFM and FCNL both locally and nationally.
TERM: Two Years
JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Informs FCNL that he/she is the liaison for BCFM.
  • The liaison communicates information from two FCNL publications, the Legislative Action Message and the emailed Washington Newsletter.
  • Communicates information from BCFM to FCNL as appropriate.
  • The liaison encourages citizen lobbing by helping attenders of the meeting establish relationships with our Members of Congress.
  • Attends FCNL Annual Meeting if possible.
  • Serves in ex-officio capacity on Peace & Justice Committee.