Allison Rodgers first came to Cincinnati Friends Meeting in 1999. Baptist by background, she initially found the silence of the Quaker way of worship intimidating. Over time, she grew to love the silence and the peace, “the stillness inside that God gave me. I enjoyed the sermons and the peace
On May 9, Autumn Barney graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in fashion. She watched the online ceremony from her rental house in Kent, as her family viewed it from their home in Milford. Her cap and tassel arrived in Milford after the
Cincinnati Friends Meeting is pleased to recognize the scholastic achievements of many young people associated with our faith community: Autumn Barney, the daughter of Cincinnati Friends Meeting member Cathy Barney and her husband Tad Barney, graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in fashion.
We didn’t really know what exactly Marjorie Isaacs had in mind when she invited folks from our Meeting to participate in an outdoor meditation activity, but a spontaneous group of us saw it as a “great opening,“ or potentially great enough, to give it a try. We have been evolving
Although she never gave herself credit for the warmth and depth of her poetry, Suzanne Johnson was expressive and personal in her writing. This is one of her poems that speaks of her life as a young girl: Where I’m From By Suzanne Johnson I’m from hollyhocks and tobacco fields