MULTI-AGE INCLUSION

We envision a faith community

where people

of all ages can contribute their gifts.


But there are some barriers!
Such as. . . .

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      It feels like an uphill struggle to have my voice heard. Let me know that my voice is valued. Help me find a place in the meeting, instead of trying to push my way in.

– a Friend who's almost 20

a.k.a.
DISMISSAL

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   What is missing, for me, has been someone at meeting who was interested in sharing their path with me. 

– a Friend in their 40s

a.k.a.
COLDNESS

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   We've lost a lot of people who have come in with energy and ideas, because we don't pivot well. We don't take action in a timely fashion. It's all SLOW. And I'm part of that!

– a Friend in their 60s

a.k.a.
SLUGGISHNESS

Given that...

What are some

other

ways

to

move

forward?

 

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To find out in greater detail, we'd recommend reading Kaitlyn Pawlukojc's transcript. Kaitlyn's local meeting is vibrant, invitational, and able to integrate newcomers.

 



You can also learn more about welcoming meetings are doing in general, by clicking the link below.
 

We can start by imagining a different culture, a different way. What is the opposite of being dismissive, cold, or sluggish? What would a really warm, responsive, warm, focused, and nimble community look like?

 

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