This page is for short updates from across our Yearly Meeting membership—individuals, committees, or other groups. We will also share news from other Quaker organizations from time to time.

Be sure to check out our quarterly newsletter, the Quaker Quill, for more news. You can also follow us on Facebook.

Welcome Announcement

Hello Friends!

As noted in the introduction above, this new space on the website is meant for sharing updates that may be of interest to OVYM Friends. If you have something you’d like to share, you can email our Administrative Assistant, Susan Lee Barton, or use the form on this page.

For less time-sensitive news, consider sending a submission to Cecilia Shore for inclusion in the next edition of the Quaker Quill.

– Daniel Day,
OVYM Website Administrator

Meeting for Worship for Ukraine

US supporters of Friends House Moscow are hosting a global virtual Meeting for Worship to hold in the Light the situation in Ukraine, the decision makers, the soldiers, the citizens – all the people whose lives are in danger and already disrupted by fear.

Meeting is held daily at 12:00pm ET. Friends are invited to participate as and when they are able. Contact the OVYM office for the Zoom link. If you have participated previously, please note that they changed the Zoom link to accommodate more people.

Thanks to Julie Harlow (a member of Davis Friends Meeting, Pacific Yearly Meeting) for organizing this initiative.

Many Volunteers Needed During OVYM Sessions

Yearly Meeting planning committee needs your help to put on a rousing
annual sessions. We need volunteers to lead workshops, worship sharing
groups and yoga sessions. We need help with the youth program, with
welcoming and registering Friends. We know you can help. Please go the
survey form at the link below and let us know of your willingness to

Upcoming Pendle Hill Programs and Job Openings

In addition to online programs, Pendle Hill Conference Center is once again offering some residential programs in Pennsylvania. See for more information.

Pendle Hill Conference Center also has several positions currently open listed here, that may be of interest. You are welcome to share.
Pendle Hill is committed to the accessibility of our programs. If cost is a barrier to your participation, we welcome your request for financial assistance.