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Calendar PageThe Calendar Page has our scheduled events (many with a linked map) and the Activities Page provides a general description of our recurring events.

APRIL 2015

18: Saturday: Whitewater Quarterly Meeting.

18: Saturday: 9am-3:30pm. 2015 Quaker Genealogy & History Conference, Working for Freedom: the Life of Levi Coffin, will be at Cincinnati Friends Meeting, 8075 Keller Road, Cincinnati, OH. Reserve your spot today by going to the Genealogy Conference Registration page.

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.

21-July 2: Teen Service Trip to Costa Rica. The OVYM Teen Group is planning to travel to Costa Rica for it's summar 2015 Service Trip, and the alumni of the group who graduated from high school in 2011 or later are invited to participate. See the Costa Rica Introduction document for 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 .

OCTOBER 2015

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

17-18: Saturday-Sunday: Joint Quarterly Meeting, Miami to Host, location to be announced.

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ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE ACCORDING TO YOUR LIGHT
Added 04/01/2015 by
Community Friends Quaker Earthcare is seeking your thoughts and a sense of your monthly meeting by April 15, 2015. Please read and respond to the questions on the Climate Change Document for all of the information.

EUGENIA MILLS HONORED FOR HER SERVICE AS CLERK OF QUAKER HEIGHTS BOARD "QH MISSION MOMENT - EUGENIA MILLS"
Updated 01/01/2015 by Quaker Heights
Eugenia Mills has been honored by Quaker Heights for her service to Quaker Heights as the Clerk of the Quaker Heights Board. Read the "Mission Moment Document", for the full complete details of her service.

REX SPROUSE'S NEW ESSAY "THOUGHTS ON EQUALITY"
Posted 02/19/2015 by
Rex Sprouse's essay, "Thoughts on Equality", written during his trip to Ankara, Turday, was published on the website this morning.

2015-2017 ON BEING A SPIRITUAL NURTURER
Posted 02/07/2015 by
Interested in being a Spiritual Nurturer? Saturday, April 11, 9:30-3:30: The School of the Spirit is hosting Testing the Waters Retreat at Eastern Hills Friends Meeting, 1671 Nagel Road, Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Ohio 45424. Read the Retreat Flier for the details.

QUAKER HERITAGE CENTER NEW EXHIBIT
Posted 01/17/2015 by the
Behind the Scenes: What Happens at the Quaker Heritage Cenhter. Join us "Behind the Scenes" for a sneak peek at the everyday work of our museum. Discover how we care for the priceless historic treasures entrusted to us. Learn about our atifact research process, and vote for your favorite display. See the Quaker Heritage Center Website for location and all of the details.

OPEN POSITION FOR A MIDDLE YOUTH COORDINATOR
Updated 01/01/2015 by
The position of Middle Youth Coordinator is open. Please see the Open Positions Page for more information.

QUAKER HEIGHTS MAJOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Updated 01/01/2015 by Quaker Heights
Construction is under way for the new 11,000+ square foot Quaker Heights addition. Estimated completion date for th new wing is the summer of 2015. When finished, it will house 15 private suites for short-stay residents coming to the facility for post-hospital rehab, a dining room and kitchen as well as a state-of-the-art therapy gym for residents and outpatients.

NEW QUAKER QUEST BROCHURE
Updated 01/01/2015 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.

OVYM STILL NEEDS AN ASSISTANT TREASURER
Updated 01/01/2015 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
Updated 01/01/2015 by
The 2015 Annual Sessions will again be at Earlham College, July 29 - August 2. See the Annual Sessions Page for the latest information.

DO YOU HAVE AN EVENT, NEWS ARTICLE, PAGE UPDATE, OR OTHER DOCUMENT FOR THE WEBSITE?
Updated 01/01/2015 by the
Your OVYM Website needs your input. If you have anything you want to submit for any of the pages of the website, please let us know.

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The February 2015 Quaker Quill is available!

February issue of the Quaker Quill was published to the Website. Visit the Quaker Quill Page for an overview and to download the PDF copy of the Quaker Quill Newsletter.