There never was a good war or a bad peace. ~Ben Franklin
Time: September 10, 2009 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: – Peace House Tulsa, inside UU Church of the Restoration
Street: 1314 N. Greenwood Ave
Event Type: collective-decisionmaking, steering-committee, monthly-meeting, business-meeting
Organized By: TPF Steering Committee
Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2009
Tulsa Peace Fellowship Monthly Meeting -- Thursday, Sept 10, 2009 6:00 PM -- Agenda
The Steering Committee meets at 6:00 PM
Other members of TPF are welcome to attend.
1. Ongoing Business
A. Book/Movie/Pamphlet/Video Exchange
B. Welcome aboard to Clark Inkanish, new TPF Steering Cttee member. The TPF SC is back to full complement of 10.
C. Review of this month's past anti-war demo “Healthcare not Warfare” 5th Sep 2009
D. Report from TPF President: OKC counter-recruitment workshop, 10th Aug 2009
Presenters were Diane Wood and Yvette Richardson from Peaceful Vocations in Fort Worth, at a workshop held at Joy Mennonite Church, in Oklahoma City, hosted by the Oklahoma Center for Conscience (OCC) "Peaceful Vocations," the Texas-based counter-recruitment organization, is online: http://www.peacefulvocations.org/
See attached: write-up of the event, included in TPF's “Truth in Recruiting” monthly newsletter/digest, posted online:
2. New Business
A. American Friends Service Committee’s “Eyes Wide Open” boot display coming to Tulsa. "Eyes Wide Open" Boots of the Fallen on Display | Solemn Witness to the Cost of War.
Date and Time: October 17, 2009 at 10am to October 18, 2009 at 5pm (times approximate)
Location: Fellowship Congregational Church
Street: 28th and Harvard
Phone: 918-810-4190 (Don Satterthwaite)
Event Type: anti-war exhibit, honor-the-dead, wall-of-remembrance, candlelight vigil, non-partisan
Organized By: American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Quakers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, and the Tulsa Peace Fellowship
Event details posted online: https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/events
We have been asked to help set up, attend, watch over, and dismantle the event, on both days.
B. Theme for next monthly antiwar demo in October: “Out of Afghanistan.” Coordination with Peace Action's protests nationwide.
We will need to schedule a sign-painting evening, at Peace House, before the Oct demo
6th September through 4th Oct 2009: American Radical Thought!! Course being offered @ Peace House Tulsa. a course taught by Davis D. Joyce, for Peace House-Tulsa (in the Church of the Restoration, Unitarian Universalist, 1314 N. Greenwood Avenue). Offered in five sessions, on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM, beginning September 6th, 2009. (Each session will last from an hour and a half to two hours.) The total cost for the course will be $55. Please RSVP to Joni LeViness at the Peace House-Tulsa or by email myths16 [insert symbol] cox.net or by telephone (918) 231-2514.
The curriculum is posted online:
4. Open Discussion (time permitting)
A. Religious Freedom Peace Tax Bill – 2009 : “The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund“ for more information, go to: http://www.peacetaxfund.org/ or see the endorsement of this legislative initiative by Friends Committee on National Legislation
B. Situating TPF as community partner for Youth PROMISE Act. Viz. courses in Non-Violent Communication (NVC)
5. Adjourn by 7:30 pm