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Friends - please note that the March business meeting will be on March 25 instead of March 18, due to various travel schedules.  

Posted on 2/28/2012 by Susan Long

Whatever you would like to share in the realm of this combination of words. We will see where it leads us.

Posted on 2/16/2012 by Bette Drexler

    The discussion series on "Friends Testimonies and Ecological Understanding." will continue through March 11.  Please consider reading the article which is on this website under Adult First Day School or email Victoria at albrightv@yahoo.com and she will send it to you.
     Feb  12 --Friends testimonies -EQUALITY
     Feb  19--Friends testimonies -INTEGRITY
     Feb 26 --Friends testimonies -COMMUNITY
     March 4--Seekers (Bill Mize)
     March 11--Friends testimonies-SERVICE

To find the article:

  1. Sign in to the members & attenders page with your name and password.
  2. The first page that pops up has a list of different sections in a column on the left.  Click on First Day School.
  3. The article is listed under Adult First Day on that page.


Posted on 2/6/2012 by Susan Long
Posted on 1/25/2012 by Bette Drexler

 The Meeting passed a Minute supporting the Charter of Compassion last year. We will continue to discuss this project and how we feel about verbal violence.
 Attached are the revelent documents: a description of the project, the Charter of Compassion, and an essay  of concerns a Friend expressed when we passed it. Click on this link to see the documents provided for reading to prepare for the discussion.

Posted on 1/16/2012 by Bette Drexler

 Discussion at 7 p.m.:  Our topic will be entertainment in Houston
Come share your favorite things to do around Houston. What little known museums or events do you enjoy?
Worship 8 - 8:45 p.m.

Posted on 1/8/2012 by Bette Drexler

7 p.m. Discussion Topic: What is your vision for your New Year?
Do you have promises that you want to make to yourself or others? 
What has been the result of past resolutions?
8:00-8:45 p.m. Meeting for Worship

Posted on 1/1/2012 by Bette Drexler

 All Friends are welcome to this Meeting for Worship and Candle Lighting. 
We hope it will be a meaningful experience.
For those Friends who would have missed Candle Lighting, the Wed. night worship group decided to provide the  opportunity for the Live Oak community during their weekly worship time. The doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and Friends will set up the usual foil covered table and center candle. At 7:30 p.m. worship will begin. As we wait expectantly in the silence with dimmed lights,  each attender  is invited to offer vocal ministry and light a candle to place on the table with those of other members of the community. Vocal or silent ministry is welcome as each attender lights his or her candle from that of another Friend, increasing the Light. 
The combined light of all the different candles will shine brightly, symbolizing the strength and unity of The Light within all humankind, and emphasizing the importance of the letting The Light shine forth.
This has been a holiday tradition at Live Oak Friends Meeting since Dec. 1983. See the reprint of the Friends Journal article written by Yvonne Boeger giving the history of the tradition in the Documents section of the web page.
 There will be extra candles available for those who have not brought their own.




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Posted on 12/15/2011 by Bette Drexler

 We continue our sharing about ways in which we deal with our anger. This topic has held our interest [and our angst] for quite some time. Come join us and share your story - either as catharsis, or as inspiritation to fellow attenders.

Posted on 12/10/2011 by Bette Drexler