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.
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.
26: Saturday - Renewal Retreat at Quaker Hill Conference Center, 10 Quaker Hill Drive, Richmond, IN 47374. Offered by OVYM Religious Nurture and Education Committee, The retreat's theme will be "Renewal," and will be carried lightly with gentle, easy guidance for a day to relax, reflect and hopefully renew ourselves with dear Friends. Additional details can be found in the Retreat Document.
15: Thursday - June Newsletter submissions are due to the . Please include photos, short reports, or news items.
18: Sunday - Miami Quarterly Meeting will be at Englewood Monthly Meeting, State of the Society Reports.
07: Saturday: 12 noon. Executive Committee Meeting at North Meadow Circle of Friends, 1710 North Talbott Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
09-July 5: 2014 FGC Gathering is at California University of Pennsylvania (south of Pittsburgh). Visit the FGC Gathering Website for full details including the schedule of events, a list of worshops, and registration details.
15: Sunday- Advanced Reports are due to the .
13: Sunday: 10am. Annual Fort Ancient Meeting for Worship with picnic to follow, hosted by Miami Monthly Meeting. Enter the park via the groundskeeper's house (6123 St. Rt. 350. Oregonia, Ohio 45054) and follow the signs to the picnic area.
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.
15: Sunday: Deadline for submission of OVYM Budget and Finance Requests to for the April 6th Budget Meeting to be followed by the Executive Committee Meeting. See the Budget Call Document for more information.
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Documents, Minutes, and other resources for Meetings and individuals can be found on the Publications Page.
Current and past copies of the Quaker Quill, the quarterly OVYM Newsletter, can be found on the Quaker Quill Pages.
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MAY 3RD POTLUCK AND LECTURE AT WILMINGTON FRIENDS MEETING
Posted 04/11/2014 by the
Philip Gulley, Quaker author and pastor from Indiana, will be speaking at Wilmington Friends Meeting on Saturday, May 3rd. At 5:30pm we are hosting a potluck so that you can meet him (and eat delicious food). Philip's lecture will begin at 7pm. As his work is broadly of interest to many Friends, we wanted to offer this opportunity to you.
THERE'S A NEW EXHIBIT AT THE QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER
Posted 03/18/2014 by the
Freedom Riders and The Long March, on display starting March 19th. Please join us for the exhibit opening receiption: 7:30pm March 20th. Details are available on 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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