Focus questions to guide the discussion:
* What kind of signs are the most common?
* How do you know if it's really a sign and not your imagination?
* How do our loved ones learn to create signs?
* How do they control birds and insects?
* What can we do to encourage signs?
* What are the best books and videos about signs?
* Are people seeing new kinds of signs especially computer
and phone based?
* How can we best teach people to recognise signs?
* What further research is needed?
MEETING AGENDA (1 hour).
SET UP- Aim for 15 mins ____________________________________
1. [2 minutes] WELCOME AND AGENDA REVIEW
- host welcomes and
explains purpose of AREI
2. [3 mins] Check in - Everyone says their name
and where they are calling from. A special welcome
to those zooming for the first time.
In a smaller group: My name is ______and I'm zooming
in from ______ and something nice I've already done today
2. [1 Mins] HOST Introduces the topic:
distinguish signs from ADCs, orbs, EVPs, ITCs.. Read the
4. [2 mins] Host sets up group discussion (perhaps
"We're now going to put you into groups (between 4-6
depending on numbers).
* We'd like those of you who have experienced a sign from
spirit who wish to share it with the group to do so.
* Then we'd like the group to discuss the focus questions.
* At the end of the discussion we'd like each group to nominate
one person to either share a particuarly evidential sign
or an interesting realisation from your group's discussion.
GROUP DISCUSSION Aim for 35
5. [20 MINS] Breakout room sharing and
discussion of the focus questions. At the end host issues
1 minute warning to bring people back to the group.
6. [15 MINS] Full
group discussion - Spokesperson from each group reports
back. Host directs
discussion to the focus questions. Talk
about need for further research.
Aim for AIM 10 minutes
7. (2 mins]Unanswered
questions: Get everyone to write in the chat window
questions that they still feel are unanswered.
8. ( 7 mins) Choose one of...
* When you cross over what sign from you would be most meaningful
to your loved ones. (Could be done in groups of 3 or stay
in while group and record).
* Put people into groups of 3 to share what they gained
from the session.
* Possibly record any particualarly good examples of evidential
MIN ) ) CLOSE Thank everyone and get people to
call out goodbye to someone they can name (like the Waltons).
Great fun to record!!
Ask if anyone
wants to chat privately in a breakout room.
Invite group members to stay in the main room and chat if
Assign hosting rights to someone learning to host - good
chance to practice using break-out rooms.
YOU LIKE TO HOST A LOCAL GROUP OR SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP
We can train you and help you with a support person in your
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your area of
interest and preferred times.
WOULD YOU BE AVAILABLE FOR
A GUEST SPOT AT A ZOOM MEETING? Email email@example.com
with details of your area of interest and preferred times.