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Quill Page The October 2014 Issue of The Quill has been posted to the Quill Page. Please remember that the deadline for articles for the January 2015 issue is December 5th.

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08/16 Exploring Quaker Diversity Event at Community Friends was on August 16th. See the Complete News Article for more information on this well-attended gathering.

If your Monthly Meeting has news or information of interest to the rest of Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting that you think should be published in this space, please email the information to the for publication.

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OCTOBER 2014

31-Nov 1: Fri-Sat: The 2014 Ministry of Writing Colloquium: Writing and the Nonviolent Life, will be held at the Earlham School of Religion, 228 College Avenue in Richmond, IN. See the 2014 Ministry of Writing Colloquium Website for more information. Read more...

NOVEMBER 2014

11, 13, 15: Tue, Thu, Sat: 7:30pm. Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is presenting All is Calm; the Christmas Truce of 1914 Please read the All Is Calm Flier for complete information.

20: Thursday: 7pm. Annual Quaker Heights Memorial Meeting for Worship for residents who have passed during the year. The Memorial Meeting will be in the Quaker Heights Community Room (Edwards Road entrance), 514 High Street, Waynesville, OH 45068.

DECEMBER 2014

06: Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) multi-state Day of Action protest against mountain top removal mining in Appalachia.

JANUARY 2015

01: Thursday: Statistical Reports are due to the .

15: Thursday: Submissions for the February Quaker Quill are due to the .

18: Sunday: Whitewater Quarterly Meeting.

FEBRUARY 2015

07: Saturday: The February Meeting of the OVYM Executive Committee will be telephonic. Details will be emailed out to members prior to the meeting.

15: Sunday: Miami Quarterly Meeting at Eastern Hills. Adult Program by Englewood.

MARCH 2015

15: Sunday: Deadline for submission of OVYM Budget and Finance Requests to for the April 4th Budget Meeting to be followed by the Executive Committee Meeting. See the Budget Call Document for more information.

APRIL 2015

04: Saturday: 12 noon. Executive Committee Meeting at the Earlham School of Religion, 228 College Avenue, Richmond, IN, 47374. The Budget Committee Meeting at 10am preceeds the Executive Committee Meeting.

18: Saturday: Whitewater Quarterly Meeting.

MAY 2015

15: Friday: Submissions for the June Quaker Quill are due to the .

17: Sunday: Miami Quarterly Meeting at Lexington Friends Meeting. Adult Program by Community (State of the Society Reports).

JUNE 2015

06: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting at Community Friends Meeting.

15: Monday: Reports in Advance are due to the . See the Reports in Advance Document for more details.

JULY 2015

01: Wednesday: OVYM Directory Corrections are due to the .

05-11: Monday-Friday: 2015 FGC Gathering: Seeking Wholeness, will be at Western Carolina University, 1 University Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723. FGC will publish information to their FGC Gathering Page as we get closer to the date.

29: Wednesday: Opening Day for OVYM Annual Sessions at Earlham College. See the Annual Sessions Page for all of the details. Annual Sessions run through Sunday, August 2nd.

AUGUST 2015

02: Sunday: Last day of OVYM Annual Sessions.

SEPTEMBER 2015

15: Tuesday: Submissions for the October Quaker Quill are due to the .

Calendar

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Ministries

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Documents, Minutes, and other resources for Meetings and individuals can be found on the Publications Page.

Quaker Quill

Current and past copies of the Quaker Quill, the quarterly OVYM Newsletter, can be found on the Quaker Quill Pages.

About Us

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Annual Sessions

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Latest News

NEW EXHIBITS AT THE QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER
Posted 7/19/14 by the Quaker Heritage Center
There are several new exhibits at the Quaker Heritage Center, The Pity of War: Words and Images of World War I through December 12, A. Neave Brayshaw and the Re-Invigoration of the Quaker Peace Testimony during World War I with an exhibit opening program with Steve Angell on Monday, July 28, and running through December 12, Friends Abroad: Wilmington Quakers in World War I on September 30, and All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 on November 11, 13, and 15 at 7:30pm. For more information, visit the Quaker Heritage Center Website.

NEW QUAKER QUEST BROCHURE
Posted 7/11/14 by Friends General Conference
Friends General Conference and the Quaker Quest Travel Team volunteers have developed a new resource about welcoming and inviting newcomers into the life of our Meetings. You Are Welcome Here! is a collection of stories and practices that can spark conversations and encourage small changes. Visit the You are Welcome Here FGC Page for more information or to download the booklet.

NEW OPEN POSITION FOR A MIDDLE YOUTH COORDINATOR
Posted 05/30/2014 by
The position of Middle Youth Coordinator is open. Please see the Open Positions Page for more information.

OLNEY FRIENDS PROTECTS PASTURES FOR POSTERITY - A PLEA FOR PARTNERS
Posted 06/07/2014 by the
Olney Friends School in Barnesville, Ohio decided not to lease rights to potentially rich oil and gas reserves under its land for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." Read more...

OVYM STILL NEEDS AN ASSISTANT TREASURER!
Updated 06/07/2014 by the
The important position of Assistant Treasurer remains open and needs to be filled. Please prayerfully consider this opening on the Quaker Job Openings Page and use the Contact Us Page to let us know of you, or someone you know, would consider serving in this capacity.

2015 YEARLY SESSIONS WILL BE AT EARLHAM COLLEGE
Posted 06/07/2014 by
The 2015 Annual Sessions will again be at Earlham College, July 29 - August 2. Read more...

DO YOU HAVE AN EVENT, NEWS ARTICLE, PAGE UPDATE, OR OTHER DOCUMENT FOR THE WEBSITE?
Updated 06/07/2014 by the
Your OVYM Website needs your input. If you have a news article for the Latest News Page, a Minute or other document for the Publications Pages, or perhaps an update to information for a Ministry or Committee? Perhaps you have an event you would like published in the Coming Events section of this page and on the Events Calendar Page? Simply email the document to the as a .doc or .pdf file and we'll review it and post it to the appropriate page.

 

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