our meetings


The Four Part Meeting is a structured format designed to re-enforce the basic sense of self-worth of individuals. Members are asked to affirm their growth as well as the special gifts which make them unique.

The Four Part Meeting follows this format:

SELF-AFFIRMATION - Members are asked to describe a positive personal qualityor behavior and at least one specific positive act that he or she has performed since last meeting.

STRESSES AND CONCERNS - Members express any problems, concerns or areas of pain and conflict they may be experiencing.

MAKING A PLAN - Each member shares a plan: A specific and positive action for the future that is realistic and practical.

REFLECTION - A brief period of silence to contemplate the possibility of growth and change and also to acknowledge that there are things in life that cannot be changed.

THE CLEARING

Clearings are meant to provide a way for each participant to air his or her ideas and feelings without being interrupted or experiencing immediate commentary by other members. Clearings also include final thoughts with which to leave the group.



Brooklyn

St. Lukes & St. Matthews Episcopal Church 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 5:30 PM - 7 PM
520 Clinton Avenue (Between Fulton & Atlantic) Brooklyn, NY 11238


Manhattan

Fortune Society Castle Gardens Thursdays 6:30 PM - 8 PM
625 West 140th Street Room 118 New York, NY 10031

Steps to End Family Violence Fridays 5:30 PM - 7 PM
413 East 120th Street 2nd Floor New York, NY 10029


Queens

Macedonia AME Zion Church Thursdays 7 PM - 8:30 PM
37-22 Union Street Flushing, NY 11354