Our Fall 2014 Gathering

Our location is the Unitarian Church, Springfield, VTOur November 8 Fall Gathering in Springfield, Vermont

On Saturday, November 8th, 2014, we met from 9:30 am to 4:30 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield, VT. This was the 18th APOV annual gathering. It was a wonderful day of friendship, colleagueship and sharing both professionally and personally.

The theme for the day:




9:30 GATHERING – Sign In, Informal Sharing, Coffee, Tea, Morning Snacks

10:00 WELCOMING – Introductions – Meditation

RupaWHAT CHARGES YOU… in your life, in your work and your creative urges? How may APOV fit into that for you? (Rupa Cousins)

11:00 Break

11:10 BUSINESS MEETING – Financials, Membership, Website, Insurance . . . and MOVING FORWARD (Ray, Rupa, Michael)

12:10 LUNCH – Another delicious luncheon by our favorite chef – Karolina!



1:15 SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE (apologies to Stevie Wonder) What key do you use, that speaks to the uniqueness of who you are, and which unlocks doors to healing places for people? (David Levingston)   (2:30 Break)


2:40 FUTURE FORUM – Brainstorming and sharing ideas of ways to continue our work – Full-time, Part-time, Blog, Website, Word of Mouth, Facebook? How do we find work to fulfill our needs and serve our community?



4:00 CLOSING CIRCLE – 4:30 Farewell

Our circle