The ILYM 2008 Minute Book


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Table of Contents

YEARLY MEETING OFFICERS 1
NUMERICAL STRENGTH CHART 2
ADDITIONS AND LOSSES BY NAME AND MEETING 3
PROGRAM 4
THE MINUTES 5
TRAVEL POLICY AND FACILITIES USAGE RATES 12
EXERCISES 13
EPISTLES 14
YEARLY MEETING REGISTRATION REPORT 18

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS 19
Monthly Meeting Contributions 19
Balance Sheet 20
Net Assets by Fund 21
2008-2009 Budget 22
Budget Line Item Details 23

ILYM COMMITTEE REPORTS 24
Accessibility Working Party 24
Environmental Concerns committee report 24
Faith and Practice committee report 25
Finance committee report 26
Handbook committee report 27
Maintenance and Planning committee report 28
Ministry & Advancement committee report 29
ad hoc Discernment of Gifts committee report 31
Final report of Field Secretary Maurine Pyle 32
Peace Resources committee report 34
Peace Tax Fund 34
ad hoc Advisability of Having a Personnel Committee committee report 35
Publications Committee 36
ad hoc Records Management committee report 36
Religious Education committee report 36
Review committee report 38
Site Envisioning & Development committee report 39
Report of ILYM Stewards 40

REPORTS OF REPRESENTATIVES 42
Report of representative to American Friends Service Committee Board 42
Report of representative to Friends General Conference 42
Report of representative to Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns 43
Report of representative to Friends Peace Teams 44
Report of representative to Friends World Committee for Consultation 45

OTHER DOCUMENTS FROM BUSINESS SESSIONS 46
Faith & Practice Approved Introduction 46
Faith & Practice Approved Section on Membership 47
Minutebook Indexing report 53

MEETING DIRECTORY 48

MEMORIALS 54

STATE OF SOCIETY REPORTS 62

ILYM COMMITTEES 85
APPOINTMENTS TO WIDER QUAKER ORGANIZATIONS 88
YEARLY MEETING SESSION COMMITTEES 88
OTHER YEARLY MEETING OFFICERS 89

CONTINUING COMMITTEE MINUTES 90

Also ....

When available, links to transcripts of talks given at this yearly meeting are provided below.

Brian C. Young, Whose Ministry of Reconciliation?, June 18, 2008
Ken and Katharine Jacobsen, Living Together by Love: Choice and Practice, June 21, 2008