Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting

The Religious Society of Friends

OHIO VALLEY YEARLY MEETING
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197th Session: Moving Together with the Spirit.

June 14-18, 2017 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Plenaries, Workshops, MY/Teen Consent form, and what to pack.
Final Schedule
Reports in Advance
Minutes
Epistles

Photos from the 2017 Annual Sesions have been posted to the Photos Page.

NOTE: If you are looking for the final version of the Testimony on Equality approved during the 2016 sessions, you can read that portion of the Faith and Practice by clicking THIS LINK.

Recordings from the 2017 Sessions
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Living Witness with David and Mary Garman (Part 1)
Living Witness with David and Mary Garman (Part 2)
Lynn Newsom Plenary (Part 1)
Lynn Newsom Plenary (Part 2)

196th Session: One in Spirit: Becoming a More Inclusive Religious Society.

July 27-31, 2016 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Agenda
Annual Sessions Schedule
Youth Program Schedule
Reports in Advance
Minutes
Epistles

Recordings from the 2016 Sessions
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Living Witness with Carol, David, and Susan Hyde
Niyonu Spann Plenary: "Trusting the BrokenHeart"
Michael Birkel Plenary: "Hospitality Among Religious Communities"
Niyonu Spann Workshop: "Singing Our Souls"

195th Session: Transforming the World with Love

July 29-August 2, 2015 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Schedule
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles

Recordings from the 2015 Sessions
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Eileen Flanagan's Plenary: "Love, Power, and the Work of Transforming the World"
Ross Hennesy's Plenary: "Thou Preparest a Table Before Me: Cultivating Courage through Community"

194th Session: Living Up to Our Light

July 30-August 3, 2014 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Business Sessions Agenda
Program and Schedule
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles

Recordings from the 2014 Sessions
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Geoge Lakey Plenary
Susan Stark Plenary
Cindi Goslee and Roland Kreager Living Witness

193rd Session: Living as Friends: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

July 31-August 4, 2013 at Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH.

Schedule
Annual Sessions Flier
Program Sessions and Speakers
Reports in Advance
Minutes
Epistles

192nd Session: Love One Another as I have Loved Thee?

July 25-29, 2012 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles

191st Session: What Does the Lord Ask of us: Our Everyday Ministry of Love and Service

July 27-31, 2011 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles

190th Session: Celebrating Friends as Family: Nurturing the Future

July 28-August 1, 2010 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles

189th Session: Living Out Testimonies Today: Let Us Now See What Love Can Do

July 29-August 2, 2009 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles
Statistics Report
Budget Report

188th Session: Delve Deeply, Walk Lightly, Dwell in Harmony

July 30-August 3, 2008 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Reports in Advance
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles
Statistics Report
Budget Report

187th Session: Growing our Faith to Transform the World

July 25-29, 2007 at Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Program and Registration
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles
Statistics Report
Budget Report

186th Session: Seeking an Earth Restored: the Spiritual Path of Stewardship

July 26-30, 2007 at Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH.

Program and Registration
Final Report of the Nominating Committee
Minutes
Epistles
Budget Report

185th Session: Beyond Tolerance: Seeking Spiritual Ground

July 27-31, 2005 at Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH.

Program and Registration
Epistles

184th Session: Telling Our Stories of Faith

July 28-August 1, 2004 at Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH.

Program and Registration
Epistles

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