"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." Albert Einstein
03: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting at Community Friends Meeting.
21: Wednesday: 3-6pm. Quaker Heights Rehab & Short-term Care Unit Grand Opening. There will be blues and BBQ. RSVP to 513-897-6050 by Oct 7th. Mark your calendars and attend this celebration.
6-8: Fri-Sun. Retreat for Friends of Color and their Families at the Colombiere Conference and Retreat Center in Clarkston, MI. FGC's Ministry on Racism program is sponsoring an opportunity in the Midwest for Friends of Color and members of their immediate families to come together to build an incredible multigenerational community. Please download and read the Friends of Color Retreat flier for all of the details and registration information.
19: Thursday: 6pm. Annual Memorial Meeting for Worship at Quaker Heights Care Community, 514 High Street, Waynesville, OH 45068.
Statistical Reports are Due this month to the .
15: Friday: Submissions for the October Quaker Quill are due to the .
17: Sunday: Whitewater Quarterly Meeting.
06: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting will be telephonic..
21: Sunday: Miami Quarterly Meeting at Community Friends Meeting. Adult Program by Miami.
02: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting at Ealham College.
14-17: Thu-Sun. 2016 FGC White Privilege Conference (SPC17) at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Join FGC's Ministry on Racism and the Quaker Group at this annual conference. For more information or to register, visit the FGC WPC17 Website.
16: Saturday: Whitewater Quarterly Meeting.
15: Sunday: Submissions for the June Quaker Quill are due to the .
15: Sunday: Miami Quarterly Meeting at Louisville Friends Meeting. Adult Program by Eastern Hills (State of the Society Reports).
04: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting at North Meadow in Indianapolis.
15: Wednesday: Reports in Advance are due to the . See the Reports in Advance Document for more details.
01: Wednesday: OVYM Directory Corrections are due to the .
27-31: Wed-Sun: OVYM Annual Sessions at Earlham College. See the Annual Sessions Page for all of the details as they are published.
15: Thursday: Submissions for the October Quaker Quill are due to the .
01: Saturday: 12n. Executive Committee Meeting at Community Friends Meeting.
15-16: Sat-Sun: Joint Quarterly Meeting, Miami to host at a location yet to be determined. Youth Program will be hosted by Whitewater Quarterly and OVYM MY & Teens Committees.
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QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER 10 YEAR CELEBRATION
Added 09/05/2015 by the Quaker Heritage Center
The Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is celebrating its 10th anniversary. with a series of special events. Read the full news article or visit the Quaker Heritage Center website for more details.
LAURA HYDE WORKING WITH QUAKER VOLUNTARY SERVICE
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Laura Hyde of Yellow Springs Meeting will spend the next year in the Quaker Voluntary Service program working for the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta. She needs to raise funds for this program and needs our help. Please read Laura's QVS Appeal Docuemt containing the full details of the program and links to the fund-raising websites.
2016 YEARLY SESSIONS WILL BE AT EARLHAM COLLEGE
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The 2016 Annual Sessions will again be at Earlham College, July 27- 31. See the Annual Sessions Page for the latest information as it becomes available.
OHIO VALLEY YEARLY MEETING COMMITS TO DIVESTMENT
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Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) commits to divesting our yearly meeting’s financial resources from all fossil fuel extraction companies. OVYM will publicize this act of divestment from all corporations involved with extracting coal, petroleum, and natural gas as one way to raise awareness of the critical global challenge of climate change. We will make these financial changes to reflect right relationship with Earth, as well as other Quaker values, including equality and integrity. We will do so as soon as reasonably possible. We encourage our members and other Quaker bodies to take similar action. (Minuted August, 2015)
OVYM STILL NEEDS AN ASSISTANT TREASURER
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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.
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