Meeting for Sufferings: Young people’s participation

Involving young people was considered at Meeting for Sufferings

Quakers were asked to consider whether the definition of an attender for sixteen- to eighteen-year-olds should be changed for the annual Tabular Statement. This discussion was perhaps particularly pertinent given the wider conversation about including younger Friends. Although allocation has been made for four Young Adult Friends to attend Meeting for Sufferings, none made it to Friends House for this session. A scan of the room suggested that the only Friend under thirty present was the representative from YFGM.

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