Re: Initial membership criteria, reentry
From: Elizabeth Magill (pastorlizmgmail.com)
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:27:05 -0800 (PST)
ah to join you had to put 5% down on your estimated home value.
and below I should have said 5% although I'm pretty sure that household put 
more than that I think.

-Liz
(The Rev.) Elizabeth M. Magill
www.worcesterfellowship.org
www.mosaic-commons.org
508-450-0431




On Feb 3, 2014, at 9:22 PM, Elizabeth Magill <pastorlizm [at] gmail.com> wrote:

> Early in development we had a thing called "stepped back" which meant that 
> you were still a member but didn't have to pay monthly dues and couldn't take 
> part in consensus. Mostly when folk were stepped back they didn't attend 
> anything, but some attended social events.
> 
> To come back you had to "get caught up" on any issues coming up for 
> consensus. I don't remember if you had to pay for the back months.
> 
> During construction we had a household that had paid 20% of their home. When 
> they left our deal said that you had to leave the money behind. So when they 
> came back we said ok.
> The second time they left and came back we grumbled.
> 
> The third time they had to meet with our finance team and promise not to 
> leave again.
> They never did buy...and lost their investment. 
> 
> -Liz
> (The Rev.) Elizabeth M. Magill
> www.worcesterfellowship.org
> www.mosaic-commons.org
> 508-450-0431
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Feb 3, 2014, at 5:36 PM, johnrichmond50 <johnrichmond50 [at] hotmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hello everyone , wondering how groups dealt in their forming days with 
>> establishing criteria that new members must meet in order to join the group, 
>>  and what conditions were placed on allowing members who left the group back 
>> in.
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> John Richmond
>> Richmond Cohousing (VA)
>> 
>> Sent from my Galaxy S®III
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