The February 2014 Issue of The Quill was edited by Deborah Jordan. Please remember that the deadline for articles for the June issue is May 15th.
COMMUNITY FRIENDS: Byron Branson passed away peacefully on February 2nd. Please see the Calendar for information on the March 1st Memorial Meeting and Latest News tabs above for additional information on the Memorial Meeting for worship and the informal gathering.
Chris Harmer of Louisville Meeting published an article on The Roots of Conflict in Mali that is well worth reading. An abbreviated form of this article was published in the Louisville Courier-Journal.
01: Saturday - 1pm: A Celebration of the life of Byron Branson, who passed on February 2nd, will be held in the manner of Friends at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, 8075 Keller Road, Cincinnati. All who wish to attend are invited. Directions to the Meeting can be found on Cincinnati Friends Website. There are additional details on the News Headlines tab and the News Page.
05: Saturday - Executive Committee Meeting at Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana. 10am Budget and Finance Committee will be in Kendall (2nd Floor) and 12noon Executive Committee will be in Trueblood.
13: Saturday - Whitewater Quarterly Meeting at Lafayette Friends Meeting
15: Thursday - June Newsletter submissions are due to the .
18: Sunday - Miami Quarterly Meeting will be at Englewood Monthly Meeting, State of the Society Reports.
07: Saturday - Executive Committee Meeting
15: Sunday- Advanced Reports are due to the .
15: Tuesday - Directory Corrections are due to the .
30-August 03: Wed-Sun - OVYM Annual Sessions at Earlham College. More information will be available on the Annual Sessions Page as it becomes available.
03: Sunday - Conclusion of OVYM Annual Sessions at Earlham College.
15: Sunday - Quill Submissions for the October issue are due to the .
06: Saturday - 12 noon. Executive Committee Meeting at Community Friends Meeting.
13/14: Sat-Sun - Joint Quarterly Meeting at Happy Hollow Camp, 3049 Happy Hollow Rd. Nashville, IN 47448.
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.
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 Quaarterly Meeting.
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A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF BYRON BRANSON
Posted 02/07/2014 by the
A celebration of the life of Byron Branson will be held on Saturday, March 1st at Cincinnati Friends Meeting at 1pm. Read More...
THERE'S A NEW EXHIBIT AT THE QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER
Posted 01/06/2014 by the
There's a new exhibit at the Quaker Heritage Center, "Journey Stories," on display 01/08/2014 to 02/07/2014. Exhibit opening reception: 7:30pm January 9. Details are available half-way down the Quaker Heritage Center home page.
OLNEY FRIENDS PROTECTS PASTURES FOR POSTERITY - A PLEA FOR PARTNERS
Posted 01/01/2014 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." In so doing, the school aligned itself with a tradition of environmental stewardship echoed in many Friends organizations. Read the full article and view the PDF documents on the Latest News Page.
A BOLD PEACE--A NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT QUAKERS AND NONVIOLENCE
Posted 10/01/2013 by the
A Bold Peace, a unique and powerful documentary film about Quakers, peace, and nonviolent soul force, is currently in production. Check out the complete article and a link to the film's trailer on the Latest News Page.
OVYM STILL NEEDS AN ASSISTANT TREASURER!
Updated 8/5/2013 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.
DO YOU HAVE AN EVENT, NEWS ARTICLE, PAGE UPDATE, OR OTHER DOCUMENT FOR THE WEBSITE?
Updated 8/5/2012 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.ROOTS OF CONFLICT IN MALI
Chris Harmer of Louisville Meeting has an article on The Roots of Conflict in Mali that is worth reading. An abbreviated form of this article was published in the Louisville Courier-Journal.
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