In another word: David Heald’s Meeting replaces ‘overseer’

‘I had been dreading this. I had reported on it before and there was no consensus.’

‘I took out my list of six possible names with some nervousness. How wrong I was to underestimate the power of the spirit!’

I will start in the middle of the story.

It was a Meeting for Worship for Business and I was speaking about the latest discussions held by elders and overseers. I was sitting in my kitchen and talking via Zoom. I could only see four members of Business Meeting at a time on my phone, and was not convinced that I had much of a sense of the Meeting. But I was going to have to report on our latest conversation about the word ‘overseer’.

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