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"Be patterns, be examples in every country,place,or nation that you visit, so that your bearing and life might communicate with all people. Then you'll happily walk across the earth to evoke that of God in everybody. So that you will be seen as a blessing in their eyes and you will receive a blessing from that of God within them."
George Fox
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According to Rhodes, "Friendly Persuasion" tells the story of Jess and Eliza Birdwell, their three children, their neighbors and their congregation of the Society of Friends, as they all face the realities of the Civil War in 1862. The movie, says Rhodes, strikes a delicate balance between its humorous ...
Brooklyn houses of worship open their doors to the wider community. Sacred Sites Open House Kicks Off With Celebration Concert This Weekend. The New York Landmarks Conservancy's eighth annual “Sacred Sites Open House” — on the first weekend of May this year — offers New Yorkers the ...

Historically speaking, did you know: The Quakers emerged in England as a distinct sect, formally known as the Society of Friends, whose involvement in New Jersey dates to 1674 when Edward Byllynge, aided by John Fenwick, purchased land in New Jersey originally granted by the Duke of York to Lord ...
Not until 1795, Satia observes, did the Society of Friends raise any objection to what might seem an obvious tension. First, technology had to enable aim as a realistic strategy both on the battlefield and at home. As the eighteenth century wore to a violent close, “guns were implicated in new kinds of ...
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, April 15, at 302 Lakeside Drive. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are warmly welcomed. A special optional event will be at the James Brown Arena following the meeting.
On its face, the decision by the Society of Friends to censure a flagrant arms merchant in its ranks may not seem surprising. Pacifist principles were central to Quaker ideology, as was opposition to slavery. Guns fueled not just war but the slave trade. Yet Mr. Galton's father, and his father before him — and ...

In 1828, members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) nationwide experienced a schism or division between those who chose to follow the teachings of Long Island preacher Elias Hicks and those who continued to follow Quaker founder George Fox. That split saw Orthodox members leave what ...
Oberlin Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) share the grief and concern for recent school shootings in Parkland, FL, and other attacks on schools and community gatherings. We support the “Never Again” and “March for Our Lives” efforts led by these students, allied with supportive ...
Also known as the Religious Society of Friends, Quakers had been enormous supporters and “conductors” of the Underground Railroad. Today, the Quaker community continues to an active champion for all peoples around the world to lead fruitful lives free of oppression and fear. My family was identified ...
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, April 1, at 1024 Brookhaven Drive. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are warmly welcomed. A special optional event will be at the James Brown Arena following the meeting.
The Filiki Eteria (Society of Friends) Museum in Odessa, Ukraine is a beacon of Hellenism, housed as it is in the place where the Greek revolution of 1821 was conceived and planned. It is housed in the former Kresnij Pereulok Street home of Greek businessman and national benefactor Grigorios Maraslis ...
... Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers, Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting) supports the new United Nations General Assembly's Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty and urges other concerned citizens to join in this support (A copy of that treaty is available at: http://undocs.org/A/CONF.229/2017/8 ...
Jane Williamson, author and director emeritus of Vermont's Rokeby Museum, will introduce abolitionists Rowland and Rachel Robinson: devout members of the Society of Friends who devoted themselves to abolition from the movement's earliest years. “We wanted to introduce presenters from outside the ...
The fact that Ben Frisch, whose family suffered so much for its Judaism, came to find his home among the Society of Friends is not so unusual, or surprising. Given his history with violence, why would he not seek out a people known, if somewhat erroneously, for its pacifism? For someone who has lived in ...
Geelhoed overlooked another example: Earlham College, established by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Richmond. Several failed attempts to create a college or university in the yellow brick administration building, constructed in 1899, were faith-based or faith-related, the late BSU journalism ...
Furthermore, that by creating awareness of our dormant history, by supplying accurate chronicled information and by offering our citizens the ability to talk with one another in a Reconciliation Circle we can truly become a “society of friends,” so our children will not read of challenges unmet, but opportunities ...
Furthermore, that by creating awareness of our dormant history, by supplying accurate chronicled information and by offering our citizens the ability to talk with one another in a Reconciliation Circle we can truly become a “society of friends,” so our children will not read of challenges unmet, but opportunities ...

Filiki Eteria (Φιλική Εταιρία) — or the Society of Friends — played a crucial role in the uprising which led to Greece's War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire on March 25, 1821. In the beginning of the 19th century the notion that Greece had to be liberated after almost four centuries of Ottoman ...
Mr. Frisch, a devout Quaker, has been considered one of the most spiritually serious members of the faculty at the school, founded in 1786, by members of the Religious Society of Friends. No one believed he had suddenly become a Third Reich sympathizer, but at the same time not everyone found his ...
QUAKERS (Religious Society of Friends), 26 Benvenue St., Wellesley. Sunday meeting for worship 10 to 11 a.m.; followed by coffee and fellowship. Religious education program for preschool through high school is at the same time as worship. Quakers experience that of God in everyone. All are welcome.
Relations around the world are becoming more tense. A new Quaker resource offers realistic steps towards creating lasting peace. Quaker Council for European Affairs has just released a hands-on manual called Building Peace Together . It makes the case for peacebuilding and offers many practical tools ...
Critics such as the National Council of Nonprofits, Jewish Federations of North America, and Religious Society of Friends (the Quakers) say Trump's threaten would just create another campaign-finance loophole, turning nonprofits into funnels for tax-deductible political donations. It also would increase ...
Critics such as the National Council of Nonprofits, Jewish Federations of North America, and Religious Society of Friends (the Quakers) say Trump's threaten would just create another campaign-finance loophole, turning nonprofits into funnels for tax-deductible political donations. It also would increase ...
We are headed gently into Dylan Thomas' "good night" because, with all the best intentions in the world, the Religious Society of Friends has unhinged itself from the one thing a faith community must have in order to survive--a narrative: a coherent story that ties everything together in our lives in a way that gives meaning to ...
RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. All Ireland Visitors welcome to public Meetings for Worship each Sunday in Meeting Houses at: ULSTER Belfast, Frederick Street, off York Street, 11 am South Belfast, 22 Marlborough Park North, 10.45 am Bessbrook, near Newry, Co Down, Deramore Road, 11.15 am ...
Religious Society of Friends. ILWACO, Wash. — The Lower Columbia Quakers, also known as the Religious Society of Friends, meets at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Ilwaco Community Center, 158 First Ave. N. All are welcome to visit and participate. For information, go to lowercolumbiaquakers.org. Common ...
Homer “Sandy” Wilcox passed away after a long illness on Friday, March 9, 2018 in Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Wilcox, a resident of Lambertville, NJ, was retired from 30 years of service at the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, where he helped manage the Cancer ...
Few people are aware of the shocking events that occurred in 17th-century New England, including the brutal treatment of the Religious Society of Friends - the Quakers - by the Puritans. Why did the Puritans react so violently to the Quakers? How did the Puritans govern? Who were the true original ...
Per Wikipedia, Quakers are: a member of the Religious Society of Friends, a Christian movement founded by George Fox c. 1650 and devoted to peaceful principles. Central to the Quakers' belief is the doctrine of the “Inner Light,” or sense of Christ's direct working in the soul. This has led them to reject both ...
Nonetheless, the Choctaw money that did reach Ireland was gratefully received by the Society of Friends, who referred to it as “the voice of benevolence from the western wilderness of the western hemisphere”. Major William Armstrong died at Doaksville, aged fifty-three, on 12 June 1847. His remains were ...
Instead, most of us came from suburbs around there–Friendswood (founded by Quakers, who were officially part of the Religious Society of Friends), Sugar Land (founded as–you guessed it–a sugar plantation), Pearland (called so because–yes, see, you're getting the idea), and the like. I never lived closer ...
The grantor listed on the deed was Urin Keen and the grantees were trustees of the Society of Friends. As part of the 330th anniversary recognition, the deed is on display through the end of March at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester. Advertisement. According to the county's Department ...
Helpsmeet is part of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He is attending the Friends general conference gathering now going on at the UW-River Falls campus this week. The interviews are open for anyone to attend at no charge. Audience members can submit questions about the topics being ...
The Seebohm family was active in the Society of Friends and Henry was schooled within the community in York. Hwenry Seebohm worked initially in a grocery store as an assistant, but he later moved to Sheffield where he joined forces with George Charles Dieckenstahl in 1865. A native of Hannover, ...
RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. All Ireland Visitors welcome to public Meetings for Worship each Sunday in Meeting Houses at: ULSTER Belfast, Frederick Street, off York Street, 11 am South Belfast, 22 Marlborough Park North, 10.45 am Bessbrook, near Newry, Co Down, Deramore Road, 11.15 am ...
Jay, born and raised a Quaker, was a lifelong member of the Religious Society of Friends. He was superintendent of the Wilmington Monthly Meeting of Friends and a trustee of Wilmington Friends School. Jay was active in many charities and organizations, including: the Wilmington Parking Authority; Lions ...
The Pacific Unitarian Universalist Fellowship holds a service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Performing Arts Center, 588 16th St. The topic is “What do Women Want?” The Rev. Kit Ketcham speaks after conducting some research of her own. Near the beginning of the service, religious education for the children is ...
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, March 4, at 3315 Thread Needle Road W., Augusta. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are warmly welcomed. A special optional event will be at the James Brown Arena ...
The Ohio Annual Meeting House was built around 1814 in Mt. Pleasant and is considered to be the mother of all Quaker Meetings west of the Ohio River. The Quakers, or members of the Religious Society of Friends, were abolitionists who helped freed slaves find work and homes in the 19th century. MT.
Begun as the Religious Society of Friends in England by George Fox about 1648, the Quakers -- the origin of the name is not certain, but it apparently was first used in derision to refer to women who trembled and quaked in religious ecstasy -- believe that God can be apprehended individually, without ...
A large number of members of the Religious Society of Friends settled on what is now known as Quaker Hill. Soon after, other meetings were established in Millbrook, Arthursburg and Chestnut Hill. A branch of the Nine Partners Meeting in Millbrook was authorized in 1750 and seven years later they were ...
Before you are the Allen House (1710), Christ Church (1769), and The Society of Friends Meetinghouse (1816). Just behind you is the Wardell House (c. 1720). These buildings have survived the transformation of a colonial agricultural area into a bustling commercial and stately residential community of the ...
She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Col. J. Hayes Metzger, in 2014. Katie was born in Wilmington, Ohio, in 1923. She is survived by her five children, John Metzger of West Bath, Maine, Anne Horey and husband, Marc, of West Bath, Maine, Beth Thompson and husband, Michael, of Tucson, ...
MILLINGTON — The owner of a Quaker burial ground in the 400-block of Cypress Street and a firm that specializes in historical preservation are in negotiations for work that would facilitate transfer of the property to the Town of Millington, according to discussion Tuesday at the regular meeting of the mayor ...
Rockport — Carolyn Pickett Miller, 95, died peacefully March 12, 2018. Born May 5, 1922, in Richmond, Ind., Carolyn Hope Pickett was a lifelong member of The Religious Society of Friends (the Quakers). She graduated from The Westtown School outside Philadelphia and then attended Antioch College in ...
The grantor listed on the deed was Urin Keen and the grantees were trustees of the Society of Friends. As part of the 330th anniversary recognition, the deed is on display through the end of March at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester. Advertisement. According to the county's Department ...
CONNECTICUT IN THE GREAT WAR. 6:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Presented y Christine Pittsley, project director for the Remembering World War I community archiving project and several CT State Library initiatives. Topics will include Southington's involvement in WWI, ...
In his obituary, the Pottstown's newspaper noted not only his “vigorous intellect and retentive memory” but also that he “lived and died a humble and consistent member of the Society of Friends.” He is buried in the Potts Family Cemetery on Chestnut Street. In 1806 Ives built a large stone house on the east ...
According to the church records from the Society of Friends (Quakers), they emigrated to North Carolina in 1768. The Friends' records show that Jesse's cousin Absolem Hinshaw also intended to move to America at the same time. In Northern Ireland, at the time, Quakers were having difficulties in the ...
Just as the mini-society of friends on game night itself is the oasis of life for people who, the rest of the time, face work and problems, “Game Night,” an act of faith in craft, tradition, and tropes, offers pop culture—and itself—as a life raft in times of deep trouble. Richard Brody began writing for The New Yorker in 1999, and has ...


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