Standing Committee Covenant

(adopted September 11, 2016)

As we gather for our regular Standing Committee meeting, we covenant to remember our UU Principles and that we are here to represent the congregation of First Parish in Concord.

We will:
Be kind and supportive to others
Listen respectfully,
Assume best intentions,
Accept disagreement,
Welcome diverse opinions,
Welcome questions,
Ensure others are heard,
Consider others as we express ourselves, Speak with truth and compassion,
Speak what is helpful and necessary, Make decisions thoughtfully.

We are aware that our words are for others to hear.
We are committed to the processes and principles of effective governance.