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28 March 2008


General Meetings rise from the ashes of RECAST - preview

Oliver Robertson reports on the survival of General or Regional Meetings despite their removal from the formal structure of Britain Yearly Meeting

It seems that you can take General Meetings away from Friends but you can't take Friends away from General Meetings

  • Although General Meetings (GMs), regional groupings of Local and Area Meetings, were removed from the administrative structure of Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) last year following the RECAST review, almost all have continued in one form or other
  • Out of twenty GMs across Britain, only six have laid themselves down – and three of those have agreed to continue Meeting in another form!

    Oliver Robertson

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