Betty Phifer Advanced Studies Class Discussion Guidelines

1.     We open with prayer to center us.
2.     We use respectful language in a safe and loving atmosphere.
3.     We offer all participants equal opportunities to speak.
4.     We welcome thoughtful and respectful disagreement; each person is a valued and vital resource.
5.     We give each study our time and earnest attention.
6.     We close with a prayer to affirm our place in God’s presence.