Planning Online Annual Sessions: Ideas and Resources

Southeastern Yearly Meeting has created a Virtual Gathering FAQs page with a wealth of information about the online gathering they held in April, including information about program priorities, logistics, training their volunteers and attenders in the use of Zoom, how they organized their sessions, and more. Check it out!

FWCC’s Planning Online Annual Sessions: Sharing Experiences and Ideas:

Logistics and Technical Aspects:

Clearly, this depends on what you are trying to do. Here are a few useful starting spots:

Online Clerking Resources:

  • New England Yearly Meeting shared tips and a wonderful video on virtual clerking and discernment.
  • Emily Provance of New York Yearly Meeting’s blog post about virtual clerking.
  • Steve Mohlke, General Secretary of New York Yearly Meeting, shared these tips about Clerking on Zoom, which includes both technical advice and guidance about the online clerking process.

Children and Youth Programming:

Sample programs: