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  • Title: The Religious Society of Friends
    Descriptive info: .. The Religious Society of Friends.. Navigating this web site: Entries are not in alphabetical order but instead age order.. New entries are added to the bottom of each section.. Use the search function of your browser to locate entries.. Quaker blogs may be found at.. Planet Quaker.. Index.. Introductory Items.. Quaker Organizations.. Quaker Meetings.. Quaker Nursing/Retirement Homes.. Quaker Meetinghouses.. Writings of Historical Friends.. Writings of (or about) Contemporaneous Friends.. Peacemakers.. Quaker History.. Quaker Genealogy.. Links to other sites.. Young Friends.. Miscellaneous.. Quakers from A to Z (but not X).. Quaker-run businesses.. Quaker links totally (but.. totally.. ) unrelated to the RSOF.. Quaker Oats Gets Its Own Section.. Quaker-named sites without a clue.. Newsgroups.. Mailing lists.. Contributors.. Curious? Want to attend a Quaker.. meeting.. ?.. Ted Hoare's.. introductory pamphlet on the RSOF.. Hans Weening's.. Meeting the Spirit.. Joel Gazis-Sax's.. book list.. Dan Schlitt's.. Bibliography of vocal ministry.. Ed Dommen's.. Glossaire Quaker Glossary.. (French and English).. Descriptions of Religions and Ethical Systems, of the Quaker flavor.. How a Quaker.. Meeting for Business.. works.. Quakers and the Political Process.. - an exhibit by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.. Videos of Quakers.. speaking from their experience.. Categories of organizations.. Quaker-originated schools.. Quaker-originated colleges and universities.. Quaker bookstores.. The big three umbrella organizations.. Friends General Conference.. Friends United Meeting.. Evangelical Friends International.. Friends World Committee for Consultation.. Africa Section.. Section of the Americas.. Asia/West Pacific Section.. Europe & Middle East Section.. Quaker Retreat Centers.. Pendle Hill.. Ben Lomond Quaker Center.. Powell House.. , the.. NYYM.. retreat center.. A retreat program of NEYM.. for children in grades two through six.. Woolman Hill.. , a Quaker retreat center.. Woodbrooke.. , a Quaker Study and retreat center in Birmingham, England.. Glenthorne Quaker Guest House and Conference Centre.. , Grasmere, England.. Michigan Friends Center.. Claridge House Healing Centre.. Woolman - Sierra Friends Center.. (goes by both names) (.. blog.. ), also hosts the.. Woolman Semester.. Swarthmoor Hall.. The Conference Center at Quaker Hill.. , Richmond, IN.. Friends Committee on National Legislation.. Friends Committee on Legislation of California.. Quaker Universalist Fellowship.. Quaker Universalist Group.. (UK).. Friends for a Non-Violent World.. Friends Service Committees.. American Friends Service Committee.. Canadian Friends Service Committee.. German Friends Service Committee.. [mailto:] Quaker Service Australia.. Quaker Service Norway (Kvekerhjelp).. AVP International.. AVP Germany.. AVP USA.. AVP Britain.. AVP New Hampshire.. Friends for a Nonviolent World.. Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns.. - formerly FLGC.. Quaker House of Fayetteville NC.. Peaceworkers.. Friends Council on Education.. Friends Committee to Abolish the Death Penalty.. (.. no longer active.. ).. See:.. The Religious Organizing Against the Death Penalty Project.. Quaker Volunteer Service and Training.. Friendly FolkDancers.. William Penn House.. Jeanes Hospital.. - a Quaker Acute Care Hospital in Philadelphia.. Casa de los Amigos.. in Mexico City.. Friends Association of Higher Education.. Barclay Press.. Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology.. Western Friend.. (formerly Friends Bulletin).. Quaker Information Center.. New Foundation Fellowship (UK).. New Foundation Fellowship (USA).. Quaker Lesbian Conference.. Friends Peace Teams.. African Great Lakes Initiative.. Fellowship of Quakers in the Arts.. Washington Quaker Workcamps.. Si a la Vida.. - a four-year old project to rescue and rehabilitate glue-sniffing street-kids in Managua, Nicaragua.. Friends Committee on Washington State Public Policy.. Quaker Peace Centre.. , Cape Town, South Africa.. Quaker Experiential Service and Training, Seattle.. QUIP.. is Quakers Uniting In Publishing, a consortium of Quaker Publishers.. Northern Friends Peace Board.. , UK.. Quaker United Nations Offices.. Quaker Council for European Affairs.. The James Nayler Foundation.. for the treatment of violent behaviour and severe personality disorder.. Clarence and Lilly Pickett Fund for Quaker Leadership.. The Tract Association of Friends.. Friends House Moscow.. (US supporters).. Beacon Hill Friends House.. Friends International Library.. - International Childrens Peace Project.. The Leaveners.. , Quaker Performing Arts Project.. Friends Christian Ministries.. , Conservative Friends in Greece.. The Dallas Peace Center.. Quaker Social Witness Committee.. of the Central Southern Africa Yearly Meeting.. QUEST: Quaker Ecumenical Seminars in Theology.. Right Sharing of World Resources.. Evangelical Friends Mission.. The Coalition for Hispanic Ministries.. Quakerdale.. , a family service organization in IA.. Women's Goals 2000.. Fellowship of Friends of African Descent.. Friends Fiduciary Corporation.. Friends Committee on Scouting.. Friends Services for the Aging.. Quaker Theological Discussion Group.. Friends Center of Ohio Yearly Meeting.. Quaker Conflict Resolution Network.. (forming).. Quaker G.. O.. P.. , Guerilla Outreach Project.. North Carolina Friends Historical Society.. School of the Spirit Ministry.. Quaker Bolivia Link.. Friends Afghan Concern.. Project Lakota.. World Gathering of Young Friends.. , Lancaster University, August 2005.. Nontheist Friends.. White's Residential and Family Services, Inc.. , a Quaker child care agency of Indiana Yearly Meeting.. Arlington Friends House.. , a cooperative near Boston.. ProNica.. supplies funds, equipment and information to established community organizations in Nicaragua.. Quaker Initiative to End Torture.. Northern Spirit Radio.. Southern Appalachian Young Friends.. Friends Center.. home of.. AFSC.. ,.. PYM.. CPMM.. , and.. others.. Quaker Esperanto Society.. Palo Alto Friends Meeting El Salvador Projects.. Bolivian Quaker Education Fund.. Friends and Nature.. Friends Energy Project.. Quaker Earthcare Witness.. PYM Committee in Unity with Nature.. A more or less comprehensive listing of.. Yearly.. , Monthly and Quarterly.. Meetings.. organized by location of meetinghouse.. Note that.. has their own list.. Friends Fellowship Community.. Continuing Care Retirement Community, Richmond, IN.. Friends House.. of Santa Rosa, California.. Friends House Retirement Community.. , of Sandy Spring, Maryland.. Foulkeways at Gwynedd.. , Pennsylvania.. Medford Leas.. , New Jersey.. McCutchen Friends Home.. , North Plainfield, New Jersey.. Pennswood Village.. Foxdale Village.. , State College, PA.. Stapeley in Germantown.. , Philadelphia, PA.. Kendal Communities.. , multiple locations.. The Hickman.. , West Chester, PA.. Friendsview Retirement Community.. , Newberg, OR.. Friends Home and Friends Village.. , Bucks Quarterly Meeting, PA.. Quaker Heights Care Community.. , Waynesville Meeting, IN.. Quaker Gardens Senior Living.. , Stanton, CA.. Historical Quaker Meetinghouses.. Some of these are still active meetinghouses; some not.. All are much, much older than the Internet.. Burlington (NJ) Meeting House.. Philadelphia Free Quaker Meeting House.. Plainfield, NJ Meeting House.. and its.. cemetary map.. The Friends' Meeting House.. on Quaker Hill, Uxbridge Township.. Brierfield.. , near Pendle Hill, England.. Radnor, PA Meeting House.. Great Friends Meeting House.. , Newport, RI.. Merion Meeting.. , Merion Station, PA.. Birmingham Meeting.. , Birmingham, PA.. Old Kennett Meeting.. , Kennett, PA.. Maison Quaker.. , Congenies France.. Wooldale Meeting House.. , near Holmfirth, UK.. 1758 Randolph Friends Meeting House.. , Randolph, NJ.. Flushing Quaker Meeting House.. , Flushing, NY.. Centre Quaker Meetinghouse.. , Hopewell Centre, VA.. Winchmore Hill Meeting House.. Miami Monthly Meeting's White Brick Meetinghouse.. Autobiography of George Fox.. Journal of John Woolman.. Another Journal of John Woolman.. George Keith.. New-England's spirit of persecution.. [New York], 1693.. Travels in Virginia and North Carolina.. George Fox.. 1672.. Lucretia Mott.. William Penn -- America's First Great Champion for Liberty and Peace.. Pirates of Penn's-ance.. The Richmond Declaration.. Alice Stokes Paul.. Rev Thomas Beals, first Friends minister in Ohio.. Susan B.. Anthony.. Thomas S.. Clarkson.. , Abolitionist, author of.. A Portraiture of Quakerism.. Wordsworth and the Problem of Action: The White Doe of Rylstone.. -- also contains a reference to the above Thomas Clarkson's book.. Larry Kuenning's collection.. of historical Quaker e-Texts.. The Quaker Writings Home Page.. , Peter Sippel, editor.. Margaret Fell's essay.. "Women's Speaking Justified, Proved, and Allowed of by the Scriptures, All such as speak by the Spirit and Power of the Lord Jesus.. And how Women were the first that Preached the Tidings of the Resurrection of Jesus, and were sent by Christ's own Command, before he Ascended to the Father, John 20.. 17" (written about 1666 or 1667).. The Memoirs of Sunderland P.. Gardner.. U of Mich Quaker Collection.. Herstory.. -- interesting little stub of a page.. Quakers and the Arts Historical Sourcebook.. The Record of a Quaker Conscience: Cyrus Pringle's Diary.. -- A Vermont Quaker in the Civil War.. Voltaire and the Quakers.. -- about, not by.. The New Foundation Fellowship (UK).. , proclaiming the Christian Quaker message.. James Nayler's Spiritual Writings.. Earlham School of Religion has scanned many texts which are free of copyright restrictions and made them available online in their.. Digital Quaker Collection.. LeavesofGrass.. is devoted to the Quaker testimony in Walt Whitman's life and poetry.. Records and library at Pickering College.. The Flushing Remonstrance.. , a 350th Anniversary of a step towards religious freedom for Quakers and all in America.. Free books by Elton Trueblood available.. "We have been blessed with a number of his books that are out of print - they are free for the asking - but donations for shipping would be greatly appreciated.. " Contact Sue Kern - Center for Quaker Thought and Practice, Earlham Drawer 104 Richmond, IN 47374 or quakercenter@earlham.. edu.. The Essence of Spiritual Religion.. The Encourager.. A Place to Stand.. Basic Christianity.. The Future of the Christian.. Your Other Vocation.. A Philosopher's Way.. Chuck Fager's Bit of Quaker Bible Study.. One Quaker's approach to the Bible.. Glenside Friends Meeting's paper on disownment.. The Declaration of Life.. -- an anti-death-penalty request.. Chuck Fager's position paper.. against the.. Richmond Declaration.. Peter Sippel's "Quaker Bible Study of Jonah".. Hans Weening's Meeting the Spirit.. : An introduction to Quaker beliefs and practices.. Bibliography for Christology and the historical Jesus.. Davide Melodia's.. Il Signore del Silenzio / The Lord of Silence.. Chuck Fager's missive.. on why liberal Quakers are authentic Quakers.. Movies on Peace and War Issues Recommended by Quakers.. "Without Apology".. -- Larry Ingle reviews Chuck Fager's new Book.. Thou and You.. -- an  ...   Business coaching ("clarifying"), help with listening.. Performing and Visual Artists and.. Musicians.. John McCutcheon.. , Hammer Dulcimer Musician.. Aaron Fowler.. : Interactive programs (having nothing to do with compute for teachers, parents and students.. Aaron Fowler Laura Dungan.. , music that leads the listener to be attentive and appreciative of one's place in the world, examine matters of the heart and conscience, and lend courage to take next steps on the journey.. Carrie Newcomer.. , Folk Musician.. [mailto:] Piano Classic Restorations.. by Terry Farrell, offering complete rebuilding of fine grand pianos.. Bill Harley.. , singer/storyteller.. Women's History ALIVE!.. One woman plays by Sandra Hansen on famous women in American history.. Sara & Kamila.. (Singer-Songwriters).. Bonnie Raitt.. , singer, songwriter, activist.. Quaker Wedding Certificates.. by Jennifer Snow Wolff, Calligrapher Artist,.. Wynne Llewellyn.. , calligrapher, specializing in Marriage Certificates and Naming documents.. Mercedes Walker.. - documentary filmmaker, singer, musician activist.. Kat Burke.. - singer, songwriter, performer.. Melanie Weidner.. - artist.. Arthur Davenport.. has a CD out.. Joyce Rouse.. , aka EarthMama.. Spontaneous Combustion Storytellers.. - Tom Sandy Farley - performances, workshops, CD.. Dan Gilliam.. Arthur Fink Photography.. : people, places, objects, events.. Adrian Martinez.. , by Sally Sanders-Garrett.. Annie and Peter Blood-Patterson.. - of.. Rise up Singing.. fame.. Benjamin Lloyd.. Mark Holdaway.. Bull and Mouth Records.. - A coalition of young musicians (Friends and friends) started in 2006 by Quaker musician Jon Watts at Pendle Hill.. Saundra Sturdevant Photography.. Alfred Muma, Among Friends Studio.. Caroline Jariwala.. , Visual artist.. Philip Gulley.. , Author.. Sundog.. , featuring Dan Caldwell.. Vonn New.. , electro-acoustic ambient music that arises from worship.. Jon Watts.. Homegrown String Band.. , a postmodern neo-traditional old time (Quaker) family string band.. Bonni McKeown.. Roger Vincent Jasaitis.. , artist.. Sahara Jane.. , Singer-songwriter from Nova Scotia with a diverse range of musical influences.. Publishers Bookstores.. is a consortium of Quaker Publishers.. Bookstores.. have their own page.. Pittenbruach Press.. Kimo Press.. Boundless Books.. David Chandler Company.. designs and markets astronomy-related educational materials and software.. Canmore Press.. Friendly Spirit Cards.. interFriend Publisher.. the "wit, wisdom, and religious experience" of Quakers in Ireland.. Bob Jolly has self-published his book about hiking and biking trails in the Bay Area,.. Leave Your Car At Home.. Good Read Press.. Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax Ltd.. Intentional Productions.. The Capital Citizen Newspaper.. , Washington D.. 's advocate for political freedom, speaking truth to power, holding the people of Washington in the light.. Summer Camps.. Camp Katahdin.. - run by Douglas W.. Crate Sr.. Friends Camp.. , a Quaker summer camp for youth.. Friends Music Camp.. , meets each summer at Olney Friends School in Barnesville, OH.. Camp Onas.. Camp Woodbrooke.. Farm Wilderness.. Catoctin, Shiloh, Opequon, Teen Adventure, and Teen Adventure Bike.. , all run by Baltimore Yearly Meeting.. Camp Quaker Haven.. , Kansas.. , a week-long preteen camp.. Sierra Friends Camp.. , in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California.. Camp NeeKauNis.. , in Ontario, Canada.. Camp Dark Waters.. Quaker Haven Camp.. , Indiana.. Other.. Businesses.. investing ethically, ltd.. Creative Investment Research.. , an investment research and management company.. Davoll's General Store.. , Dartmouth, MA.. Blue Water Property.. , Rob Patterson's independent real estate brokerage on the coast of Maine.. The Octavia Hill Association.. , Inc.. is a real estate management and residential multifamily development business.. Law Offices of Thomas N.. Rothschild, Esq.. , Law, Mediation, and Conflict Resolution.. Kristina Elaine.. , Life Coaching for Adults with Asperger's Syndrome.. W.. W.. Lee Son.. , Family Insurance.. The Life Altaring Institute.. Forest Echo Farm.. offers three rental cabins near Ludlow, VT.. [mailto:] Sandhill Services.. , for the real property owner.. Smile Herb Shop.. Kingston Friends Mediation.. , providing mediation services and training in the UK and overseas.. Sturge Conservation Studio.. - A specialist conservation and restoration service for historic leather.. Old Harbor Capital Mgmt.. , investment management focused on Friends principles.. Acorn Timber Frames.. Spanish For Social Change.. , Sara Koopman, Translator (written) and interpreter (oral).. Anne Henslee, Realtor.. , Baltimore, MD.. Baby gear for the last frontier.. Academy for Professional Hypnosis Training.. , Mary Elizabeth Raines.. TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles.. , Alleson Kase.. Newstead On The James.. , a wedding / event venue in Virginia, Carol Carper Wright.. I've moved these off into a.. separate file.. There's just.. too.. many non-Religious-Society-of-Friends groups which.. use.. the "Quaker" name.. news:soc.. quaker.. , and Google Groups Usenet.. archives.. You can also post at that URL.. , and an.. HTML version.. of same.. news:bit.. listserv.. quaker-p.. -- no longer active.. Mailing lists on quakerlists.. org.. Quaker-L.. -moderated.. Quaker-C.. anadian.. Quaker-P.. -peace-n-justice concerns.. FCNL-News.. -FCNL Alerts.. Send a message saying "subscribe FCNL-News".. Friends-Church.. -evangelical.. [mailto:] Quaker-Spectrum.. -unmoderated.. Send a message saying "subscribe quaker-spectrum".. Quaker-B Mailing list.. (Britain Yearly Meeting) This serves (but is not exclusive to) British Friends.. Subscribe.. to the Quaker-B mailing list go to.. Q-Light.. A list for queer (lesbian, gay male, bisexual, transgendered or questioning) Quakers and interested guests to discuss issues relating to being queer, being a Friend, and the intersection thereof.. Discussion will be respectful and non homo-/bi-/transphobic.. Quaker-Roots.. , a list for Quaker genealogists.. Send a message with "subscribe" in the body of the message (not the subject line).. Quaker Family History Society.. (mail mode).. (digest mode).. Friends-Theology.. This conference was designed for evangelical, Christ centered Friends to discuss theology and biblical interpretation with each other.. Those interested in a discussion focusing more on the practical side of ministry as well as current topics in the Friends church might wish to subscribe to Friends-Church@XC.. org For further questions, please contact.. [mailto:] Joe Ginder.. [mailto:] BYM-News.. -news for and about members of Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM).. Send a message to subscribe.. "EFM-MEN is the email conference for EFM MEN.. EFM MEN was created to encourage men to become involved in the world ministries of the Evangelical Friends International.. Men are motivated to seek practical and direct involvement, using their skills and abilities to assist and support missions.. The principal work will be to raise mission awareness through existing yearly meeting structures for men, bringing national recognition to mission efforts arising from those yearly meetings.. This will be done through work crusades, prayer journeys and innovative stateside projects.. " The list also welcomes interested men who are not members of EFI meetings.. To subscribe, send the message.. SUBSCRIBE EFM-MEN.. to: hub@xc.. org.. FCUN.. FCUN was created "for Friends (and friends of Friends) of the environmental persuasion.. " It discusses the Friends Committee in Unity with Nature (FCUN) and other environmentally-related topics.. Begun July 31, 1997.. Visit the.. FCUN list.. 's web page for more information.. QVSTC.. This is a list to facilitate communication among those interested in Quaker volunteer service, training and witness.. subscribe qvstc Yourfirstname Yourlastname.. To: listproc@list.. serve.. com.. Friends Council on Education.. The Friends Council on Education Technology Committee has established this list of educators in Friends schools and Friends in non-Friends schools.. To subscribe, send an e-mail message with your name and relation to Quaker education.. to: fce-web@forum.. swarthmore.. Michigan Quaker Teens.. We're a small group largely based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with members from all around lower michigan (namely Troy, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and the Traverse city area).. We hold quarterly retreats and we run a mailing list.. To subscribe to the list send an empty message.. Quaker Books For Friends.. Quaker Books for Friends.. is distributed free of charge as an independent monthly newsletter featuring eclectic reviews of books of interest to Christian Friends.. Each issue features two or more contemplative reviews of books for enlightened Christian readers.. The newsletter has no commercial connection with any bookstore or publisher, and the mailing list is unpublished and carefully-supervised.. Young Adult Quakers.. [mailto:] ERAF -- Ending Racism Among Friends.. The ERAF list provides on-line networking for Friends with a concern for issues of race, diversity, inclusiveness and privilege, especially as they play out in the Society of Friends.. It is one of several activities to follow up on the April 1999 Friends Gathering with a Concern for Issues of Racism, Diversity and Inclusiveness.. To subscribe, send a blank email to ending-racism-subscribe@quaker.. Canadian Young Friends.. -- This list is focused on Canadian young and young adult Friends.. We hope to use it to help (A)YFs keep in touch and to provide a way of letting (A)YFs know about service opportunities, retreats etc.. To subscribe, go to http://quakerlists.. org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/quaker-cyf.. Please introduce yourself upon subscribing.. Yahoo Groups for Friends.. Q-trans -- Quaker TransPeople - a discussion group to support transsexual and transgender people in the Society of Friends.. Quaker-MM.. , for discussion of Monthly Meeting Clerking Issues.. Google Group for.. San Francisco Bay Area Quakers.. Ken Sutton, of Friends Journal, Friends Journal pages.. Randy Oftedahl, FCADP pages.. Dick Bellin, FCRP pages.. Simon Grant, FWCC pages.. Chuck Fager, various writings including the Pendle Hill pages.. Chris Faatz, QUF and Lucretia Mott pages.. Reuben Snipper, William Penn House page.. the late David Washburn, Pirates of Penn's-ance page.. Alice Drewery, YFGM pages.. Jennifer Snow Wolff, Quaker-run business reorganization.. Paul Sladen, for many URL updates.. and anyone else I may have missed [mailto:].. Please.. email.. suggestions and contributions.. Quakerism is a multifarious religion.. Everything on these pages should be considered representative of some but not all Quaker thought.. Free web space is available on this server for any meeting-sponsored Quaker activity.. Isn't it amazing how fast this page loads, with only one image?.. Russell Nelson.. Last modified: Fri Nov 16 22:54:20 EST 2012..

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  • Title: Friends Meetings
    Descriptive info: g.. Friends Meetings.. The following list of meetings is intended to be canonical.. If you attend a meeting and it's not listed below or the information is incorrect, please.. send it in.. I try to list enough and only enough information so that people can find a meetinghouse on a First Day without needing to contact anyone.. If you find no meeting close to you, there may be one that is not listed.. Contact the closest meeting and ask them, see Bill Samuel's.. Guide to Finding Meetings.. , or consult.. QuakerFinder.. , a listing of unprogrammed FGC Friends in North America.. All are welcome at Friends Meetings.. If you've never attended before, please feel free to attend any Friends Meeting listed below.. Friends worship in different manners depending on their tradition, so be prepared to do as others around you are doing.. Stand, sit, sing or be silent, God will be your guide!.. Free hosting for Quaker Meetings and sponsored activities is available from quaker.. Send email to.. Russ Nelson.. Table of Contents:.. Monthly and Quarterly Meetings.. United States of America.. AK.. |.. AL.. AR.. AZ.. CA.. CO.. CT.. DC.. DE.. FL.. GA.. HI.. IA.. ID.. IL.. IN.. KS.. KY.. LA.. MA.. MD.. ME.. MI.. MN.. MO.. MS.. MT.. NC.. ND.. NE.. NH.. NJ.. NM.. NV.. NY.. OH.. OK.. OR.. PA.. RI.. SC.. SD.. TN.. TX.. UT.. VA.. VT.. WA.. WI.. WV.. WY.. Other Countries.. Yearly Meetings.. Alabama.. Auburn Prepatory Meeting() -- 132 N.. Gay St.. , Rm.. 205 -- Auburn, AL 36830 -- 9:00 AM -- 334-887-9688.. Birmingham:.. Birmingham Friends Meeting.. Fairhope: Fairhope Friends Quaker Meeting -- 9261 Fairhope Avenue -- Fairhope, Alabama 36533 -- 10AM -- (251)928-0982.. Huntsville:.. Huntsville Area Friends Meeting.. (SAYMA).. Royal:.. Royal Worship Group.. Alaska.. Anchorage:.. Anchorage Religious Society of Friends.. (Alaska Friends Conference).. Fairbanks: Chena Ridge Friends Meeting(Alaska Friends Conference) -- Hidden Hill Friends Center, 2682 Gold Hill Road -- Fairbanks, AK 99707 -- First Day (Sunday) at 10:00 am -- (907) 479-3796.. Homer: Homer Friends Meeting -- -- Homer, AK -- Please call for location and time -- (907) 235-4226 / (907) 235-1014 or Alaskafriend@gmail.. Juneau: Juneau Friends Meeting(Alaska Friends Conference) -- 592 Seatter Street -- Juneau, AK -- Call for info -- 907 586-4409.. Wasilla Palmer: Mat-Su Friends Meeting(Alaska Friends Conference) -- -- Wasilla, AK 99687 -- -- 907-761-6309.. Arizona.. Evangelical Friends Church Southwest.. Flagstaff:.. Flagstaff Society of Friends Meeting.. (Intermountain Yearly Meeting).. Phoenix:.. Phoenix Friends Church.. Phoenix Friends Meeting.. (Inter-mountain Yearly Meeting).. Surprise:.. Westgate Community Friends Church.. Tempe:.. Tempe Friends Meeting.. Tucson:.. Pima Monthly Meeting.. Northwest Community Friends Church.. Arkansas.. Fayetteville:.. Fayetteville Friends Meeting.. Little Rock:.. Little Rock Friends Meeting.. California.. College Park Quarterly Meeting.. Northern California / Northern Nevada.. Southern California Quarterly Meeting.. Southern California / Las Vegas, Nevada / Guatemala / Mexico City.. Bakersfield: Bakersfield Quaker Meeting() -- members homes, call for location -- Bakersfield, CA 93307 -- First and Third Sundays 9:00am -- 661-831-2010.. Berkeley:.. Strawberry Creek Monthly Meeting.. Berkeley Friends Church.. Berkeley Friends Meeting.. /Vine Street Meeting(Pacific Yearly Meeting) -- 2151 Vine Street -- Berkeley, CA -- 11:00 a.. m.. Sunday -- 510.. 843.. 9725.. Brea:.. Brea Olinda Friends Church.. Chico:.. Chico Friends Meeting(Pacific Yearly Meeting).. Chino Valley:.. Valley Community Friends Church.. Citrus Heights Friends Church(Friends Church Southwest) -- 7070 Woodmore Oaks Drive -- Citrus Heights, CA 95610 -- 10:45 AM, Sunday -- 916-726-3327.. Claremont:.. Claremont Monthly Meeting.. also at.. SCQM.. Corona:.. Corona Valley Friends.. Davis:.. Davis Friends Meeting(Pacific).. -- 345 L Street -- Davis, CA 95616 -- 10 am Sunday -- 530-758-8492.. Diamond Bar:.. Diamond Bar Friends Church.. Fresno: Fresno Friends Meeting -- 4230 N.. Arthur Ave.. (Margaret Hudson's Barn) -- Fresno, CA 93705 2219 -- 10:30 AM Meeting for Worship.. Meeting location on fifth sundays varies -- Hans Van der Noordaa, clerk.. Information line: (641) 715-3900, extension 886633.. Fresno: Friends Community Church, Fresno(Southwest Yearly Meeting/Friends Southwest) -- 5688 N First -- Fresno, CA 93710 -- 10:30 a.. Sundays -- (209)439-2251.. Garden Grove:.. Garden Grove Friends Church.. La Jolla:.. La Jolla Monthly Meeting.. also info at.. La Mirada:.. Granada Heights Friends Church.. Long Beach-Marloma: Long Beach MM, info at.. Long Beach:.. Long Beach Friends Church.. Los Angeles:.. Los Angeles Meeting.. Midway City:.. Midway City Friends Church.. Napa:.. Napa-Sonoma Friends Meeting (Pacific Yearly Meeting).. Nevada City:.. Grass Valley Friends Meeting.. Oakland:.. Oakland Worship Group.. Ojai:.. Ojai Friends Worship Group.. Palo Alto:.. Palo Alto Friends Meeting.. Pasadena:.. Pasadena--Orange Grove Friends Meeting.. Point Reyes Station: West Marin Worship Group -- Presbytarian Church, Hwy 1 -- Point Reyes Station, CA -- 11AM -- 415 488-9795 or 663-8201.. Redding: Redding Friends Meeting -- United Methodist Church, Room 10, South & East Streets -- Redding, CA, 96001 -- 11AM on 2nd and 4th Sundays -- (530)222-5527 or tmorehouse@sbcglobal.. net.. Riverside:.. Inland Valley Friends Meeting.. Sacramento:.. Sacramento Friends Community Church.. Sacramento Friends Meeting.. San Diego: San Diego Monthly Meeting, info at.. San Francisco:.. San Francisco Meeting.. San Jose:.. San Jose Meeting.. (Pacific Yearly Meeting).. San Rafael: Marin Friends Meeting -- Dominican University's Veritas Interfaith Center -- 75 Magnolia St.. -- San Rafael, CA 94901 -- 10AM -- 415-430-8416.. San Luis Obispo:.. Central Coast Preparative Meeting.. Santa Ana:.. Orange County Friends Meeting.. , also info at.. Santa Barbara:.. Santa Barbara Friends Meeting.. Santa Cruz:.. Santa Cruz.. Santa Monica:.. Santa Monica Meeting.. Santa Rosa:.. Redwood Forest Friends Meeting.. Sebastopol: Apple Seed(Pacific Yearly Meeting) -- Garzot-Duffield Building in Libby Park, corner of North Pleasant Hill AVe.. and Valentine Ave.. -- Sebastopol, CA 95472 -- 10 am Sundays -- 707-829-1208.. Tustin:.. Living Hope Friends Church.. Visalia:.. Visalia Friends Meeting.. Walnut Creek:.. Walnut Creek Friends Church.. (EFCSW).. Westlake Village: Conejo Valley Worship Group, info at.. Whittier:.. Whittier Friends Meeting.. Whittier: Whitleaf Worship Group info at.. Yorba Linda:.. Canyon Hills Friends Church.. Rose Drive Friends Church.. Yorba Linda Friends Church.. Colorado.. Boulder:.. Boulder Friends Meeting.. Colorado Springs:.. Colorado Springs Friends Meeting.. Denver: Mountain View(Intermountain Yearly Meeting) -- 2280 S.. Columbine St.. -- Denver, CO 80210 -- 9:00, 10:30 + other groups -- 303-777-3799.. Fort Collins: Fort Collins Friends Meeting(Intermountain Yearly Meeting) -- 2222 W.. Vine Dr.. -- Fort Collins, CO 80521 -- 10:00 First Days, Singing at 9:30 am -- (970)491-9717.. Grand Junction: Three Rivers Worship Group -- -- -- Dave Knudson, 970-527-3969.. Lakewood: West Side Friends Meeting [Allowed] Worship Group(Intermountain Yearly Meeting) -- 363 South Harlan St.. , Suite 200, Lutheran Family Services Suite -- Lakewood, CO 80226 -- 10:00 AM First Days -- 303-777-3799.. Carbondale: Roaring Fork Worship Group -- -- -- -- Phyllis Smilack, 970-963-1314.. Connecticut.. Litchfield Hills: Litchfield Hills Friends Meeting.. New Haven:.. New Haven Monthly Meeting.. New London:.. New London Monthly Meeting.. Stamford:.. Stamford-Greenwich Friends Meeting.. (New York) -- 572 Roxbury Road -- Stamford, CT 06902 -- 10 AM Sunday -- (203) 595-9405 Meetinghouse or (203) 322-6022 for Peggy Chute, clerk.. West Hartford:.. Hartford Monthly Meeting(New England).. Wilton:.. Wilton Meeting.. New Milford:.. Housatonic Friends Meeting.. Delaware.. Camden:.. Camden Monthly Meeting.. Camden area:.. Southern Quarterly Meeting.. Centreville:.. Centre Monthly Meeting.. Hockessin:.. Hockessin Monthly Meeting.. Newark:.. Mill Creek Monthly Meeting.. Newark Monthly Meeting.. Odessa:.. Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting.. Wilmington:.. Alapocas Monthly Meeting.. Wilmington Monthly Meeting.. PYM page.. Wilmington area:.. Concord Quarterly Meeting.. Florida.. Brandon: Brandon Worship Group (Southeastern Yearly Meeting) -- 214 Hidden Lake Drive -- Brandon, FL 33511 -- 11 a.. every First Day -- (813) 654-0969.. Clearwater:.. Clearwater Monthly Meeting.. (South Eastern Yearly Meeting).. Deland: DeLand Preparative Meeting -- Casa Montessori School, 217 N.. Stone Street -- DeLand, FL, 32720 -- 10 AM -- 386-774-4529 or 386-738-1029.. Ft.. Lauderdale: Ft.. Lauderdale Friends Meeting(SEYM) -- Second Presbyterian Church, 1400 N.. Federal Highway -- Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 -- 11AM, potluck at Noon -- Voicemail: 954-566-5000 or E-mail ftlquakers@comcast.. Myers:.. Friends Meeting of Ft.. Myers(SEYM).. Gainesville:.. Gainesville Monthly Meeting.. Jacksonville:.. Jacksonville Friends Meeting.. Key West: Key West Friends Worship Group -- 327 Elizabeth Street between Caroline and Eaton at the Christian Science Church -- Key West, FL -- 11:30 am -- 305-923-3546.. Ormond Beach: Halifax Quakers -- 87 Bosarvy Dr.. -- Ormond Beach -- 10:30 on 2nd & 4th Firstdays Unprog.. -- (904)677-6094.. QuakerMac@AOL.. Lake Worth: Palm Beach Monthly Meeting(SEYM) -- 823 North A St.. -- Lake Worth, FL 33460 -- Adult Forum 9:45, Meeting for Worship (and First Day school) 10:30, followed by pot-luck lunch -- (561)585-8060.. Melbourne/Brevard County:.. Space Coast Monthly Meeting.. -- Meeting site varies, See website for locations.. Miami:.. Miami Friends Meeting(SEYM).. Miami: Miami Friends (Church) Meeting(NCYM) -- 4900 SW 118th Ave -- Miami, FL 33165 -- -- Pastor: Helmer Batista 305-552-5684.. Orlando:.. Orlando Monthly Meeting.. Sarasota:.. Sarasota Monthly Meeting.. St.. Petersburg:.. Petersburg Monthly Meeting.. (Southeastern Yearly Meeting).. Tallahassee: Tallahassee Monthly Meeting(Southeastern Yearly Meeting) -- 2001 S.. Magnolia Dr.. -- Tallahassee, FL 32301 -- hymn-singing at 10 AM, worshp at 10:30AM, First Day School 11:00-11:30 -- (850) 878-3620.. Tampa:.. Tampa Monthly Meeting.. Venice: Venice Friends Fellowship -- (meets concurrently with) Venice Community Church of the Brethren -- 233 Tamiami Trail, South -- Venice, FL 34285 -- Study Group: 9:45 Sunday, Programmed worship 10:45 AM -- Mary Boyd, Pastor 941-412-0572 Bill Martin, Clerk 941-544-0621.. Georgia.. Athens:.. Athens, Georgia.. Canton:.. Canton Worship Group.. Decatur:.. Atlanta Friends Meeting.. Norcross:.. Chattahoochee Friends Worship Group.. Simons Island: Golden Isles Friends Worship Group -- -- -- -- For time and place, call (912) 638-7187 or 635-3397.. Savannah: Savannah Friends -- Trinty Methodist Church (Use the side door and look for the "New Beginnings" room on the third floor.. ) -- Telfair Square, Savannah.. -- 11 am -- 912 373 6276.. Hawaii.. Honolulu:.. Honolulu Friends Meeting.. Maui Friends Worship Group -- -- both Makawao and Kihei, HI -- 10:30 AM -- 808.. 573.. 4987 for directions.. Idaho.. Boise:.. Boise Friends Church.. Caldwell: Caldwell Friends Church -- 1814 Howard Ave.. -- Caldwell, ID -- 9:45 AM and 10:55 AM -- Pastor Don Brown, 208-459-3390.. Greenleaf: Homedale Friends Church -- -- Greenleaf, ID -- --.. Homedale: Homedale Friends Church -- -- Homedale, ID -- --.. Meridian:.. Meridian Friends.. (Northwest Yearly Meeting) -- 1021 W.. Pine Ave.. -- Meridian, ID 83642 -- 9:15 am and 11:00 am Sundays -- 208/888-2721.. Moscow:.. The Pullman-Moscow Monthly Meeting.. Pocatello: Pocatello Worship Group -- St.. John's community center, corner of 8th and Lovejoy -- Pocatello, ID -- 9:30AM --.. Sandpoint: Sandpoint Friends Meeting(North Pacific Yearly Meeting) -- 1025 Alder St.. -- Sandpoint, ID 83864 -- 10AM -- (208) 263-4788.. Twin Falls:.. Twin Falls Worship Group.. Illinois.. Blue River Quarterly Meeting.. Carbondale:.. Southern Illinois Society of Friends.. Chicago:.. Chicago Friends Meeting.. Northside Friends Meeting.. 57th Street Meeting.. Clear Creek:.. Clear Creek Friends Meeting.. Downers Grove:.. Downers Grove Friends Meeting(Illinois and Western YM's).. Decatur: Decatur Monthly Meeting(Illinois ) -- 788 East Clay- DOVE Building -- Decatur, IL 62521 -- 10:00 a.. Sundays -- (217)872-6415.. Evanston:.. Evanston Monthly Meeting.. Georgetown: Elwood Friends Meeting(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 6546 North 1800 E.. Road -- Georgetown, IL 61846 -- Worship 9 AM; Sunday School 10 AM -- Garry Hendrick-Pastor 217-666-3796.. Georgetown: Georgetown Friends(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 301 South Main St.. -- Georgetown, IL 61846 -- 1st Day 9am Worship 10am -- Pastor Martin 217-662-8459.. Lake Forest:.. Lake Forest Friends Meeting.. Macomb: Macomb Worship Group -- -- Macomb, IL -- 9AM -- 309-776-4172.. McNabb: Clear Creek Friends Meeting -- Quaker Lane -- McNabb, IL -- 11AM -- 815-882-2214.. Monmouth: Peoria-Galesburg Friends Meeting -- 504 North 2nd Street - Monmouth, IL -- -- 309-734-7759.. Normal: Heartland Worship Group -- -- Normal, IL -- 11AM -- 309-4541328.. Normal: Bloomington-Normal Friends Meeting (Illinois)(Illinois Yearly Meeting (Blue River Quarterly Meeting)) -- Meets in homes 11a.. on First Day.. 309-888-2704 (Larry Stout, Clerk).. Oak Park:.. Oak Park Monthly Meeting of Friends.. Rockford: Rock Valley Friends Meeting (Illinois YM) -- JustGoods Community Room, 201 Seventh St.. , Rockford, IL 61101 -- unprogrammed worship 11:00 am on the first First Day of the month only -- (815) 964-7416.. Springfield: Friend's Meeting of Springfield(Illinois Yearly Meeting) -- PO Box 3442 -- Springfield, IL 62708 -- 10:30 First Day -- 217-523-5646.. Urbana/Champaign:.. Urbana-Champaign Friends Meeting.. Woodstock: Upper Fox Valley Quaker Meeting -- Crystal Lake Montessor School -- 3013 Country Club Road -- Woodstock, IL -- 10 AM --.. Indiana.. Anderson: Anderson First Friends -- 2233 S.. Central Way -- Anderson, IN 46018 -- Sunday School: 9AM, Meeting: 10AM -- (765) 643-2724, andersonfriends have a yahoo.. com email address.. Bloomington:.. Bloomington Monthly Meeting.. (also their.. OVYM.. page).. Camby:.. Fairfield Friends Monthly Meeting.. (Western Yearly Meeting).. Carmel: Carmel Friends Church(Western YM) -- 651 W Main St -- Carmel, IN 46032 -- 9:30 Am worship 11am Sunday School -- (317) 846-5090.. Carmel: Carmel Friends Church(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 651 W Main Street -- Carmel, IN -- 9:30 AM -- 317.. 846.. 5090.. Carthage: Walnut Ridge Friends Meeting(Indiana Yearly Meeting) -- -- Carthage, IN 46115 -- 9:30-SS and 10:30-Worship -- (765) 565-6121.. Fort Wayne:.. Fort Wayne Friends Meeting.. Fountain City:.. Fountain City Friends.. Greentown:.. Sycamore Friends.. (Indiana YM).. Hopewell:.. Hopewell Friends Meeting.. Indianapolis:.. North Meadow Circle of Friends.. Valley Mills Friends Meeting(Western YM).. First Friends Meeting.. Indianapolis: Friends Church of Irvington(Western YM) -- 831 N Edmondson Ave -- Indianapolis, IN 46219 -- 10:45am -- (317) 359-4849.. Indianapolis: North Meadow Circle of Friends(Ohio Valley ) -- 1710 North Talbott Street -- Indianapolis, IN -- 10:00 a.. -- unprogrammed.. Indianapolis: Second Friends Church(Western YM) -- 1260 S Lee St -- Indianapolis, IN 46221 -- 10:30am -- (317) 632-1656.. West Newton Friends Meeting.. (Western YM).. Kokomo:.. Courtland Ave.. Friends Church(Western).. -- 1300 S Courtland Ave.. -- Kokomo, IN 46902 -- 9:30am SS 10:30am Worship 6:30pm thursday Prayer Meeting -- (765)457-7408 or (765)453-3018.. Lafayette: Farmers Institute Friends Meeting (Western YM) -- 4636 West 660 South -- Lafayette,IN 47909 -- 9AM -- (765) 538-2525.. Lafayette: Lafayette Friends Meeting(Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting) -- 176 East Stadium -- Lafayette, IN 47905 -- 10AM -- n.. a.. Liberty:.. Salem Friends Meeting.. Lynn: Lynn Friends Meeting(Indiana) -- 311 S.. Main St.. (US27) -- Lynn, IN 47355 -- 10:30 AM -- (765) 874-1977.. Marion:.. Marion: Maple Run Friends Church(Indiana Yearly Meeting-FUM) -- 4460 W 400 S -- Marion, IN 46953 -- -- (765) 384-7774, Pastor: John Key.. Marion: South Marion Friends Church(Indiana Yearly Meeting) -- 5308 S.. Harmon Str.. -- Marion, IN 46953 -- -- (765) 674 - 8591.. Mooresville: Mooresville Friends/White Lick Monthly Meeting(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 50 North Monroe Street -- Mooresville, IN 46158 -- Sunday School 9:30 a.. , Worship 10:30 a.. -- (317) 831-2800, parsonage (317) 831-5734.. Muncie:.. Friends Memorial Meeting.. New Castle:.. New Castle First Friends.. Noblesville: First Friends Church(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 1055 Division Street -- Noblesville, IN 46060 -- 10:30 Sunday -- (317) 773-3686.. Pendleton:.. Fall Creek Friends Meeting.. Plainfield: Plainfield Friends Meeting(Western Yearly Meeting) -- 105 S.. East Street -- Plainfield, IN 46168 -- 10:40 AM Sundays -- 317-839-6490.. Plainfield: Western Yearly Meeting(FUM) -- P.. Box 70, 203 East St.. -- Plainfield, IN 46168 -- Aug.. 7-10, 1997 -- 1-800-909-3452.. Richmond:.. West Richmond Friends Meeting.. ICHTHYS House.. , a campus drop-in center at the edge of Earlham College.. First Friends.. (Friends United).. Thorntown: Sugar Plain Friends(Western) -- 8891 W SR 47 -- Thorntown, IN 46071 -- Sunday 10:30 a.. Worship -- (765)436-7151.. Valparaiso: Duneland Friends Meeting(Illinois Yearly Meeting) -- -- Valparaiso, IN, 46383 -- 9:45 a.. --.. Wabash:.. White Rose Friends Meeting.. West Lafayette:.. Lafayette Friends Meeting.. Westfield:.. Westfield Friends Church.. Winchester:.. Winchester Friends Church.. (Indiana Yearly Meeting).. Winchester: Jericho Friends Meeting(Indiana Yearly Meeting) -- 4011 E.. Co.. Rd.. 100 S.. -- Winchester, IN 47394 -- S.. 9:30, Church 10:30 -- (317) 584-0063.. Amboy: Amboy Friends Church(Indiana Yearly Meeting) -- 110 E.. Pennsylvania -- Amboy, IN 46911 -- -- (765)395-7190 or afc@comteck.. Bloomingdale: Bloomingdale Friends Meeting -- South Main St.. -- Bloomingdale, IN 47832 -- 10:30 AM -- 765-498-1310.. Coloma: Coloma Friends Church -- -- Coloma, IN -- --.. Dublin: Dublin Friends Meeting -- -- Dublin, IN, 47335 -- 9:30 AM -- DMACOOP@aol.. Elizabethtown: Sandcreek-Azaila Friends Meeting (WYM) -- 13275 S.. 350 E.. -- Elizabethtown, IN 47232 -- Sunday School 9:30 am Worship-10:30 -- (812)579-6858.. Hemlock:.. Hemlock Friends.. Marshall:.. Marshall Federated Church.. Paoli: Newberry Friends Meeting -- 2153 W US Hwy 150 -- Paoli, IN 47454 -- 10:40 AM --.. South Bend:.. South Bend Monthly Meeting.. Iowa.. Ames:.. Ames Friends Meeting.. Arnolds Park: Arnolds Park Friends Church(Iowa Yearly Meeting) -- HWY 71 -- Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331 -- First Day (Sunday) 8:00a.. (unprogrammed meeting), 10:30a.. (programmed worship) -- (712)332-2255.. Buffalo: Buffalo Friends Church(FUM) -- 216 Third St.. -- Buffalo, IA 52728 -- 10:30 a.. -- 319/381-3361.. Decorah:.. Decorah Friends Meeting.. Des Moines:.. Des Moines Valley.. Des Moines First Friends Church.. Earlham:.. Bear Creek Monthly Meeting.. Fairfield: Fairfield Friends Church -- South 6th St.. -- Fairfield, IA 52556 -- -- 641-472-2623, Pastor Dave Elmore.. New Providence:.. Honey Creek New Providence Friends Church.. Iowa City:.. Iowa City Friends Meeting.. Muscatine: Bloomington-Muscatine Friends -- 2698 180th St -- Muscatine, IA 52761 -- Sunday School 9:30 a.. ; Worship - 10:30 a.. -- 319-263-8904.. Oskaloosa:.. College Avenue Friends Meeting(Iowa Yearly Meeting).. Primghar:.. Paullina Friends Meeting.. Salem: Salem Friends(Iowa Yearly Meeting) -- Box 203 -- Salem , IA 52649 -- 9:30 S.. S, 10:30 Worship -- (319)258-7221 Tom Palmer.. Union:.. Bangor Liberty Friends Church(Iowa Yearly Meeting).. West Branch:.. West Branch Friends Meeting.. West Branch Friends Church.. Kansas.. Argonia:.. Argonia Friends Church.. Derby:.. Derby Friends Church.. Emporia: First Friends Church (.. ) -- 615 E 6th Ave -- Emporia, Ks 66801 -- --.. Eudora:.. Hesper Friends Church.. Hutchinson:.. Hutchinson Friends Church.. (Evangelical Friends Church) (Mid-America Yearly Meeting).. Independence: Bolton Friends(Mid-America Yearly Meeting) -- Rural Route 3, Box 436 -- Independence, KS 67301 -- 10:30 a.. Sunday -- 316-289-4260.. Osawatomie:.. Spring Grove Friends Church.. (Mid-America Yearly Meeting).. Rose Hill:.. Rose Hill Friends Church.. Lawrence: Oread Friends Meeting() - 1146 Oregon Street - Lawrence, KS 66044 - - 785-843-3277.. Manhattan:.. Manhattan Friends Meeting.. Riverton:.. Riverton Friends Church.. Topeka: Topeka Friends Meeting() - 603 SW 8th Ave - Topeka, KS 66603 - - 785-233-5210.. Wichita:.. Heartland Friends Meeting.. University Friends Meeting.. Kentucky.. Berea:.. Berea Friends Meeting.. Bowling Green:.. Bowling Green.. Worship Group(Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association) -- 1605H Highland Way -- Bowling Green, KY 42104 -- 10 am, 2nd and 4th Sundays -- (502) 842-3522.. Brandenburg: East Hill Worship Group(Ohio Valley ) -- East Hill Inn, 205 Lafayette Street -- Brandenburg, KY -- 4:00 p.. on the third First Day of each month --.. Lexington:.. Lexington Friends Meeting.. (also.. Louisville:.. Louisville Friends Meeting.. Owensboro:.. Owensboro Worship Group.. Louisiana.. Bayou Quarterly Meeting.. Baton Rouge:.. Baton Rouge Friends' Meeting.. Lafayette:.. Lafayette Worship Group.. New Orleans:.. Friends Meeting of New Orleans.. (SCYM) -- 921 S.. Carrollton Ave.. -- New Orleans, LA 70118 -- 10am -- (504) 865-1675.. Maine.. Bar Harbor:.. Acadia Friends Meeting.. (New England YM).. Brunswick: Brunswick Friends Mtg(New England) -- 56 Elm St.. (Rt.. 24) -- Topsham, ME -- 10AM -- 207-725-8216.. Damariscotta: Midcoast Monthly Meeting Of Friends (New England) -- Belvedere Road -- Damariscotta, ME -- 10:00 AM First Day -- 207-354-9556 (Clerk).. Farmington: Farmington Friends Meeting (NEYM) -- Holman House, 227 Main Street -- Farmington, Maine -- Sunday Meeting 10:00 AM (Meeting for Worship and First Day School) -- 207-778-3168, or 207-645-2845.. Orono: Orono Friends Meeting -- Senior Citizen Senior Center, Birch Street -- Orono, Maine -- 10AM -- 207-296-2926 or P.. Box 556, Orono, Maine 04473-0556.. Portland:.. Portland Friends Meeting.. (New England Yearly Meeting).. Sedgwick: Eggemoggin Reach Monthly Meeting (NYEM) -- Sargentville Chapel -- Sedgwick, ME -- 10am -- 207-326-0899 or 207-359-4602.. South Paris: Oxford Hills Friends Meeting -- H.. E, 52 High Street -- South Paris, ME -- 9:30 AM First day, 9:45 AM First Day School -- 207-665-2880.. Vassalboro: Vassalboro Friends Meeting -- 48 Stanley Hill Road -- East Vassalboro, ME -- 10AM First day -- 207-923-3572.. York County: Southern Maine Friends Meeting -- members' homes -- -- -- 207-282-2717 or 207-967-4451.. Maryland.. Southern Quarterly Meeting.. of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.. Adelphi:.. Adelphi Friends Meeting.. (Baltimore Yearly Meeting) -- 2303 Metzerott Road, Adelphi, MD 20783 -- Metzerott Road at 23rd Ave.. , Adelphi, MD -- 10 AM Firstdays -- 301-445-1114.. Annapolis:.. Annapolis Friends Meeting.. (Baltimore Yearly Meeting).. Baltimore:.. Homewood Friends Meeting.. Stony Run Friends Meeting.. Baltimore: Evangelical Friends Church of Baltimore (Guatemalan) -- 6004 Belle Vista Ave -- Baltimore, MD 21206 -- -- Hermongenes Mendez, 410-426-8906.. Bethesda:.. Bethesda Friends Meeting.. Baltimore.. Boyds:  ...   Worship: 10:45 AM.. Last Sunday of the month worship service is "Unprogrammed/Silent" meeting.. Milwaukie: Clackamas Park Friends Church(NWYM) -- 8120 S.. E.. Thiessen Rd.. -- Milwaukie, OR 97267 -- Worship-11:00AM Sunday, Sunday School-9:30 AM Sunday -- (503)655-7177.. Newberg: West Chehalem Friends (Evangelical)(NWYM) -- 16700 N.. North Valley Rd.. -- Newberg, OR 97132 -- Worship Service 10:45 (Sunday) --.. Newberg: Newberg Friends Church (NWYM)-- 307 S College -- Newberg OR 97132 -- Sunday Services at 8:15, 9:45, and 11:15 -- (503)538-8381.. Newberg: North Valley Friends Church (NWYM) -- 4020 N College -- Newberg, OR 97132 -- Sunday Service at 10:45 am, Sunday School at 9:15 am -- (503)538-5340.. Multnomah Monthly Meeting.. Reedwood Friends Church.. West Hills Friends Monthly Meeting.. South Salem Friends Church.. Freedom Friends Church.. Salem: Salem Friends Meeting (NPYM) -- 490 19th Street NE -- Salem OR 97301 -- 10AM -- 503-399-1908.. Scott's Mills:.. Scott's Mills Friend Church.. Silverton:.. Silverton Friends Church.. Talent:.. Talent Friends Church.. Pennsylvania.. Pennsylvania, North and Central:.. Upper Susquehanna Quarterly Meeting.. Pennsylvania, Southeastern:.. Concord Quarterly Meeting.. Philadelphia, North and West:.. Abington Quarterly Meeting.. Philadelphia, Central:.. Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting.. Baumstown:.. Exeter Monthly Meeting.. Bethlehem:.. Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting.. Biglerville: Menallen (.. ) -- PA Route 34 -- Biglerville, PA -- --.. Boothwyn:.. Chichester Meetinghouse.. Bristol:.. Bristol Monthly Meeting.. Bucks County area:.. Bucks Quarterly Meeting.. Carlisle:.. Carlisle Monthly Meeting.. (Baltimore).. Catawissa:.. Catawissa Meetinghouse.. Chambersburg:.. Chambersburg Monthly Meeting.. Chester area:.. Chester Quarterly Meeting.. Chester:.. Chester Monthly Meeting.. Coatesville :.. Caln Meetinghouse.. Coatesville area:.. Caln Quarterly Meeting.. Concordville:.. Concord Monthly Meeting.. Curwensville: Grampian West Branch (.. ) -- c/o Donna McGary, RD2, Box 195-D -- Curwensville, PA 16833 -- --.. Darby:.. Darby Monthly Meeting.. Dolington:.. Makefield Monthly Meeting.. Downingtown:.. Uwchlan Monthly Meeting.. Doylestown:.. Doylestown Monthly Meeting.. Ercildoun:.. Fallowfield Monthly Meeting.. Erie Worship Group -- call 814-824-6231 -- -- 10:30 AM, please call ahead of time (by Friday night) to confirm -- Linda Williams, 814-824-6231, lindapt@erie.. Fallsington:.. Fallsington Quaker Meeting.. Felton: Fawn Grove Worship Group (.. ) -- c/o Lillian Hills, 13309 Collins School Rd.. -- Felton, PA 17322 -- --.. Fishertown: Dunnings Creek(.. ) -- c/o Joan Stern, Co-Clerk, 1489 S.. Main Street -- Roaring Spring, PA 16673 -- --.. Fishertown: Fishertown(.. ) -- c/o Fred Ickes, Clerk -- Fishertown, PA 15539.. Forksville:.. Elklands Preparative Meeting.. Fort Washington:.. Upper Dublin Monthly Meeting.. Forty Fort:.. North Branch Monthly Meeting.. Gap:.. Sadsbury Monthly Meeting.. Gardenville:.. Plumstead Worship Group.. Gettysburg: Gettysburg Friends Meeting(.. ) -- Gettysburg College -- Gettysburg, PA 17325 -- First Days 1030AM -- 7176426939.. Goshenville:.. Goshen Monthly Meeting.. Gwynedd:.. Foulkeways Worship Group.. Gwynedd Monthly Meeting.. Harrisburg:.. Harrisburg Monthly Meeting.. Haverford:.. Haverford Monthly Meeting.. Haverford Friends Meeting.. Havertown:.. Old Haverford Monthly Meeting.. Old Haverford Friends Meeting.. Homeville:.. Homeville Meetinghouse.. Horsham:.. Horsham Monthly Meeting.. Hughesville: Hughesville Evangelical Friends Church (EFC) -- 137 South Third Street -- Hughesville, PA 17737 -- -- 570-584-2686 Pastor Dan Cale.. Huntingdon:.. Huntingdon Monthly Meeting.. Indiana:.. Indiana Preparative Meeting.. Jenkintown area:.. Abington Quarterly Meeting.. Jenkintown:.. Abington Monthly Meeting.. Kemblesville:.. London Britain Meetinghouse.. Kennett Square:.. Western Quarterly Meeting.. Crosslands Worship Group.. Kendal Monthly Meeting.. Kennett Monthly Meeting.. Kennett Square:.. Old Kennett Meetinghouse.. Lahaska:.. Buckingham Monthly Meeting.. Lancaster:.. Lancaster Monthly Meeting.. Langhorne:.. Middletown Monthly Meeting.. Lansdowne:.. Lansdowne Monthly Meeting.. Leesport:.. Maiden Creek Meetinghouse.. Lehigh Valley: Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting(Philadelphia YM) -- P.. Box 20827, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0827 -- 4116 Bath Pike Hanover, PA -- 9:30 AM Sunday & 7:30 PM Wednesday -- (610) 691-3411.. Lewisburg:.. Lewisburg Monthly Meeting.. Lima:.. Middletown Preparative Meeting.. Little Britain: Little Britain-Eastland (.. ) -- c/o Charlesie Coates, Clerk, 51 Sleepy Hollow Rd.. -- Nottingham, PA 19362 -- --.. London Grove:.. London Grove Monthly Meeting.. Marshallton:.. Bradford Monthly Meeting.. McKeesport:.. Southeast Pittsburgh Worship Group.. Media:.. Media Monthly Meeting.. Providence Monthly Meeting.. Merion Station:.. Merion Monthly Meeting.. Middletown: Middletown Monthly Meeting(Philadelphia) -- West Maple Ave -- Middletown, PA (Bucks County) -- 11am --.. Millville:.. Millville Friends Meeting.. Millville Monthly Meeting.. Newtown Square:.. Newtown Square Monthly Meeting.. Willistown Monthly Meeting.. Newtown Square Friends Meeting.. Newtown:.. Newtown Monthly Meeting.. Wrightstown Monthly Meeting.. Norristown:.. Norristown Monthly Meeting.. Upper Providence Meetinghouse.. North Towanda:.. Towanda Monthly Meeting.. Numidia:.. Roaring Creek Meetinghouse.. Nottingham Monthly Meeting.. Pennsburg:.. Unami Monthly Meeting.. Pennsdale:.. Pennsdale Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (100 E.. Mermaid Lane):.. Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (1500 Orthodox St):.. Frankford Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (1515 Cherry St):.. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.. Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (3001 Byberry-Southampton Rd):.. Byberry Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (320 Arch Street):.. Philadelphia (Arch Street) Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (4371 Waln St.. at Unity Street):.. Unity Meeting, Frankford.. Philadelphia (45 W.. School House Lane):.. Green Street Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (47 W.. Coulter St):.. Germantown Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia (7600 Central Ave):.. Cheltenham Monthly Meeting.. Philadelphia:.. Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.. (Arch Street).. Phoenixville:.. Schuylkill Monthly Meeting.. Pittsburgh:.. Pittsburgh Monthly Meeting.. Plymouth Meeting:.. Plymouth Monthly Meeting.. Pottstown:.. Pottstown Area Friends Worship Group.. (Under the care of Gwynedd Meeting).. Richland Monthly Meeting.. Radnor:.. Radnor Monthly Meeting.. Reading:.. Reading Monthly Meeting.. Solebury:.. Solebury Monthly Meeting.. Somerset: Somerset Friends() -- 169 Trolls Lake Road -- Somerset, PA 15501 -- 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 1st and 3rd Sundays -- (814) 443-3239.. Southampton:.. Southampton Monthly Meeting.. Springfield:.. Springfield Monthly Meeting.. State College:.. State College Friends Meeting.. State College Monthly Meeting.. Strafford:.. Valley Friends Meeting.. Swarthmore:.. Swarthmore Monthly Meeting.. Thorndale:.. Keystone Fellowship Monthly Meeting.. (also see Uwchlan MM).. Toughkenamon:.. New Garden Monthly Meeting.. Ulster: Towanda Monthly Meeting(Philadelphia) -- Mather Memorial Library, US Route 220 -- Ulster, PA -- 10:30am First Day -- 570-888-7873 or 570-268-4093.. Unionville:.. Marlborough Monthly Meeting.. Wakefield: Little Britain-Penn Hill (.. ) -- Just south of junction US 222 and PA 272 -- Wakefield, PA -- --.. Wellsboro:.. Wellsboro Monthly Meeting.. Wellsville: Warrington Friends Meeting(Baltimore) -- -- Wellsville, PA, USA -- 11 am every First Day -- Faith Basehore-717-528-4918.. West Chester:.. Birmingham Monthly Meeting.. West Chester Monthly Meeting.. West Chester: Goshen Friends Meeting(Philadelphia Yearly Meeting) -- 814 North Chester Road -- West Chester, PA 19380 -- 10:45 a.. includes children -- (610) 696-8869 or 429-3510.. West Grove:.. New West Grove Meetinghouse.. West Grove Monthly Meeting.. Westtown:.. Westtown Monthly Meeting.. Williamsport: Williamsport Evangelical Friends Church -- 1300 Tinsman Ave.. -- Williamsport, PA 17701 -- 10:30AM -- Richard Gessling , 570-322-8714, rgfriends@juno.. Willistown:.. Willistown Friends Meeting.. Yardley:.. Yardley Monthly Meeting.. York: York meeting(Baltimore) -- Philadelphia St -- York, PA, USA -- 11 am every First Day --.. Rhode Island.. Jamestown Island: Conanicut Friends Meeting -- Corner North Road and Weeden Lane (Windmill Hill) -- May-October 10:30 AM, Winter Location TBA -- 401-423-3726.. Middletown: Evangelical Friends - Newport -- 70 Bliss Mine Rd.. -- Middletown, RI 02840 -- 11AM --.. Portsmouth: Portsmouth Friends Church -- Route 138, Corner of Middle Rd.. & Hedly St.. -- Portsmouth, RI 02871 -- Winter 11AM, Summer 10AM -- Jordan Jacobson, 401-683-1109, Portfrnds@aol.. Providence: Providence Friends Meeting -- 99 Morris Ave, corner of Morris and Olney -- Providence, RI 02906 -- 10AM -- 401-331-4218.. Lincoln: Saylesville Preparative Meeting -- Great Road opposite River Road -- Lincoln, RI -- 10:30 AM -- c/o Providence Monthly Meeting (which see).. Westerly: Westerly Friends -- 57 Elm Street -- Westerly, RI 02891 -- 10:30 AM -- 401-348-7078.. Woonsocket:.. Smithfield Friends Meeting.. South Carolina.. South Carolina Quakers.. are sharing web space.. Look here for Palmetto Friends Gathering, Augusta Friends Meeting, Columbia Friends Meeting, Greenville Friends Meeting, and Horry County Friends Meeting.. Charleston:.. Charleston Meeting.. Clemson: Clemon SC Worship Group -- Founders House of the Uniterian Universalist Church, 209 PENDLETON RD.. -- CLEMSON, SC -- 5PM -- (864) 654-6680; (864) 646-8978.. South Dakota.. Vermillion: Missouri Valley Friends(Currently unaffiliated) -- 428 N.. Pine St.. -- Vermillion, SD 57069 -- 10 am, First Days -- 605.. 624.. 3543.. Rapid City: Rapid City Worship Group (under the care of Fort Collins Friends Meeting)( Intermountain) -- P.. Box 1278 -- Rapid City, SD 57709-1278 -- First Day Afternoons.. Tennessee.. Chattanooga:.. Chattanooga Monthly Meeting.. Cookeville:.. Cookeville Friends Meeting.. Friendsville: Friendsville Friends Meeting(Wilmington Yearly Meeting) -- 503 West Hill Avenue -- Friendsville, TN 37737 -- First Day: Christian Education 9:45 A.. , Morning Worship 11:00 A.. ,Evening Worship 7:00 P.. ; Wednesday - 7:30 P.. Johnson City:.. Foxfire Friends Meeting.. Jefferson City:.. Lost Creek Friends Church.. Knoxville:.. West Knoxville Friends Meeting.. Maryville: Maryville Friends Church -- 2044 Sequoyah Ave -- Maryville, TN 37801 -- 10.. 45 AM Sunday -- 865-983-2028.. Memphis:.. Memphis Friends Meeting.. Nashville:.. Nashville Monthly Meeting.. Sevier County:.. Sevier County Worship Group.. Sewanee:.. Sewanee Worship Group.. West Knoxville:.. Texas.. Alpine: Alpine Worship Group(South Central Yearly Meeting) -- Floroland -- Alpine, TX 79831 -- First Day 10:30 am (CT) -- (915) 837-2930 George & Martha Floro.. Amarillo:.. Amarillo Worship Group.. Austin:.. Friends Meeting of Austin.. Beaumont: Friends Upper Room(Friends Catholic Church) -- 2120 Victoria St.. -- Beaumont, Texas 77701 -- 7pm Vespers Meeting every Thursday -- (409) 988-0276 Br.. Charles-Julian.. Dallas:.. Dallas Monthly Meeting of Friends(South Central Yearly Meeting).. Friendswood:.. Friendswood Friends Church(Mid-America Evangelical Friends).. Fort Worth:.. Ft Worth MM.. Houston:.. Live Oak Friends Meeting.. Langham Creek Friends.. Lubbock:.. Caprock Friends Christian Fellowship.. (Conservative).. Lubbock Friends Meeting.. Orange:.. Friends Upper Room.. San Antonio:.. Friends Meeting of San Antonio.. Rio Grande Valley (McAllen-Harlingen-Brownsville):.. Rio Grande Valley Friends Meeting.. Utah.. CAche Valley:.. Cache Valley Quakers.. Draper:.. Draper Friends Christian Church.. Logan: Logan Friends Monthly Meeting(Intermountain Yearly Meeting) -- P.. Box 3332 (mail) Whittier Community Center (meeting) -- Logan, UT 84323-3332 -- 10:00 AM --.. Salt Lake City:.. Salt Lake City Friends Meeting.. (Intermountain YM).. Vermont.. Bennington:.. Bennington Friends Meeting.. Burlington:.. Burlington Friends Meeting.. (NEYM).. Putney:.. Putney Friends Monthly Meeting.. Plainfield Friends Meeting(New England).. Middlebury:.. Middlebury Monthly Meeting.. South Starksboro: South Starksboro Monthly Meeting (NEYM) -- Dan Sargent Road -- South Starksboro, Vermont -- Sunday 9:30 a.. -- c/o Don Stratton, 802-453-2856.. Wallingford: -- Rotary Building -- Wallingford, VT -- 10 AM --.. Virginia.. Abingdon:.. Abingdon Friends Meeting.. (BYM).. Alexandria: Alexandria Monthly Meeting at Woodlawn(Baltimore Yearly Meeting) -- Richmond Hwy.. (US 1) & Beulah St.. (alt.. U.. 1 and Quaker Lane) -- Alexandria, VA 22309 -- 11:00 a.. - Noon, First Day -- (703) 781-9185.. Blacksburg: Blacksburg (.. ) -- Cooper House, 305 Washington Street SW -- Blacksburg, VA -- --.. Charlottesville:.. Charlottesville Friends Meeting.. Clearbrook:.. Hopewell Centre.. Cologne:.. Mattaponi Worship Group.. Dayton/Harrisonburg:.. Doswell: Ashland Worship Group (.. ) -- c/o Richmond Friends Meeting, 4500 Kensington Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221.. Floyd: Floyd Monthly Meeting(Baltimore Yearly Mtg) -- On Rt 615, two miles from Floyd center -- Floyd, VA 24091 -- 10:00 AM Meeting for Worship [unprogrammed] -- 1-540-745-3252.. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Preparative (.. ) -- c/o Evelyn Bradshaw, Recording Clerk, 10826 Leavells Road -- Fredericksburg, VA 22407 -- --.. Harrisonburg(west of):.. Rockingham Monthly Meeting.. Herndon: Herndon (.. ) -- 660 Spring Street -- Herndon, VA 20170 -- --.. Irvington: Northern Neck Society of Friends -- 132 Lancaster Dr.. -- Irvington, VA 22480 -- 10AM -- David.. Ivor: Corinth Friends Meeting (NCYM) -- 13494 Corinth Road -- Ivor VA 23866 -- Sunday School at 10, Meeting for Worship at 11 -- Meeting House & Parsonage 757-859-6366.. Keysville: Quaker Lake (.. ) -- c/o Tim Lietzke, Clerk, Rt 2, Box 112-N -- Keysville, VA 23947 -- --.. Lexington: Maury River (.. ) -- P.. Box 582 -- Lexington VA, 24450 -- --.. Lincoln: Goose Creek Friends Meeting(Baltimore Yearly Meeting) -- P.. Box 105 -- Lincoln, VA 22078 -- 10:00 AM -- (Clerk) (540)751-0323.. Louisa: Louisa County Worship Group (.. ) -- c/o Ione Dusinberre, 138 Twin Oaks Road -- Louisa, VA 23093 -- --.. Lynchburg: Lynchburg Indulged (.. ) -- c/o Heidi Koring, 5 W.. Princeton Circle #6 -- Lynchburg, VA 24503 -- --.. Martinsville:.. Trinity Friends Church.. McLean:.. Langley Hill Friends Meeting.. Midlothian:.. Midlothian Monthly Meeting.. Norfolk: Norfolk Perparative (.. ) -- c/o Joan Moore, Clerk, 518 New Jersey Avenue -- Norfolk, VA 23508 -- --.. Richmond Monthly Meeting(Baltimore).. Roanoke:.. Roanoke Monthly Meeting(Baltimore (FGC and FUM)).. Staunton: Augusta Worship Group (.. ) -- c/o Steve Tabscott, 669 W.. Frederick Street -- Staunton, VA 24401 -- --.. Suffolk: Somerton Friends(North Carolina Yearly Meeting) -- Quaker Drive -- Suffolk, VA 23434 -- Sunday, 11am -- Paul Hill, 757-539-1908.. Williamsburg:.. Williamsburg Friends Meeting.. Winchester Centre.. (Baltimore YM).. Woodlawn: Alexandria Monthly Meeting(Baltimore Yearly Meeting) -- 8990 Woodlawn Road -- Woodlawn, VA -- Sunday, 11:00 AM -- (703) 781-9185 Meeting House.. Washington (State).. North Pacific Yearly Meeting (Independent).. Pacific Northwest Quarterly Meeting.. Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends (EFI).. Bellevue:.. Eastside Meeting.. Bellingham:.. Bellingham Friends Meeting.. Ellensburg: Ellensburg Worship Group (NPYM) -- Ecumenical Church of Ellensburg, 400 Anderson St.. -- Ellensburg, WA 98926 -- 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, 10:00 a.. -- 509-933-3117.. Port Angeles:.. Peninsula Evangelical Friends Church.. (NWYM, EFI).. Port Townsend:.. Port Townsend Monthly Meeting.. Seattle:.. North Seattle Friends.. Salmon Bay Friends Meeting.. Selah: Yakima Valley WG (NPYM) -- 610 McGonagle Road -- Selah, WA -- 4 p.. Sundays -- (509) 698-4224.. South Seattle:.. South Seattle Friends Meeting.. Spokane:.. Spokane Friends Church.. Sultan Sky Valley:.. Sultan Sky Valley Worship Group.. Tacoma:.. Tacoma Friends Meeting.. Tacoma: Olympic View Friends Church (NWYM, EFI)) -- -- -- -- 253 927-9151.. Tumwater:.. Olympia Monthly Meeting.. Vancouver:.. South West Washington Worship Group.. (NPYM, Willamette Quarterly Meeting-OR).. Vancouver First Friends Church.. Walla Walla:.. Walla Walla Friends Meeting.. Washington, D.. Friends Meeting of Washington (DC).. Friendship Preparative Meeting(Baltimore) -- Sidwell Friends School, Wisconsin Avenue N.. -- Washington, D.. -- 11 A.. first day --.. West Virginia.. Charleston Friends Meeting.. Lewisburg: Greenbrier Valley Worship Group.. (BYM) -- Tutoring Center, 107 North Lafayette Street -- Lewisburg, WV 24901 -- 10AM -- Abergrump@aol.. Morgantown: Monongalia Friends Meeting(LEYM) -- Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High Street, PO Box 441 -- Morgantown, WV 26507 -- 11 AM -- 304-292-1261 (recording clerk), monquakers@mac.. Parkersburg:.. Mid-Ohio Valley Friends Meeting.. Wisconsin.. Beloit: Beloit Monthly Meeting of Friends(Northern Yearly Meeting) -- 811 Clary Street -- Beloit, WI 53511 -- Unprogrammed meeting for worship, Sundays at 11:00 -- (608) 365-5858.. Eau Claire:.. Eau Claire Friends Meeting.. Gays Mills: Kickapoo Valley Monthly Meeting(Northern Yearly Meeting) -- location varies -- Gays Mills, WI -- 11AM -- (608) 735-4821 or davellen@mwt.. Green Bay:.. Fox Valley Monthly Meeting.. Kenosha/Racine:.. Kenosha-Racine Friends Worship Group.. Madison:.. Madison Monthly Meeting.. Yahara Friends Meeting.. Menomonie: Menomonie Friends Meeting(Northern Yearly Meeting) -- 1718 10th Street -- Menomonie, WI 54751 -- 10:30 AM Sundays -- 715-235-6366.. Milwaukee:.. Milwaukee Monthly Meeting.. (Northern Yearly Meetings).. Oneida: Fox Valley Monthly Meeting(NYM) -- 139 St.. Joseph Drive -- Oneida, WI 54115 -- 11:00 am First Day -- 920-337-0904.. Stevens Point:.. Stevens Point Friends Meeting.. Winnebago: Winnebago Friends Worship Group (Northern Yearly Meeting) -- members' homes -- one Sunday of each month, 11:00 am: call for schedule -- 920-748-3923.. Winneconne: Winneconne Worship Group -- 6897 Clow Rd.. -- Winneconne WI 54986 -- Wed.. 7:15 pm Silent Worship 8:15 pm Quaker Discussion -- c/o Jeff Knutson, 920-841-9004.. Wyoming.. Sheridan: Wyoming Friends Meeting(unknown) -- 1300 Martin -- Sheridan, WY 82801 -- -- Georgia Foster, Clerk.. Canada.. Canadian Yearly Meeting maintains its own.. directory.. Also see the list of yearly meetings.. Amsterdam Monthly Meeting (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) -- Vossiusstraat 20, Amsterdam, NL.. -- 10:30AM -- Jan de Winter, (0)20-488-1000, dewinter@dds.. nl.. Brussels, Belgium:.. Belgium and Luxemburg Monthly Meeting.. Cape Town, South Africa:.. Cape Western Monthly Meeting.. Tokyo, Japan:.. Tokyo Monthly Meeting.. Seoul, Korea:.. Seoul Monthly Meeting.. Windhoek, Namibia:.. Namibia Allowed Meeting.. Various Italian Meetings:.. Pagina Quacchera Italiana.. Phnom Penh Friends Meeting() -- No.. 36 Monivong Blvd.. -- Phnom Penh, Cambodia -- 9:00 AM, 1st Sunday of every month --.. Finland yearly meeting() -- Vaasankatu 4 C 53 -- FIN-00500 Helsinki, FINLAND -- Every sunday at 12 (exept in the summer) -- +358-9-7736076.. Tokyo Monthly Meeting(Japan Yearly Meeting) -- 4-8-19 MITA,MINATO-KU -- Tokyo, Japan 108 -- 10:30 JST -- 03-3451-7002.. Guam Meeting of Friends(None) -- PO Box 7766 Agat, GU 96928 -- Public Hearing Room, Legislature bldg.. -- 6:00 pm -- 671-565-4334, gmof@ite.. Lismore Meeting(Australia) -- 35 Brunswick Street -- Lismore, NSW -- 10.. 30am, 4th Sundays -- 61 66 21 7931.. Christchurch(Aeoteoroa, New Zealand) -- 72 Cresswell Avenue -- Christchurch, NZ -- 10:00am Sunday -- (643) 3858358.. Wanganui(Aotearoa,New Zealand) -- 256 Wicksteed St -- Wanganui, NZ -- 10am each Sunday -- 0064 6 343 6003 David Alexander Clerk.. Durban Monthly Meeting(Central & Southern Africa) -- 38 Adrain Road -- Durban 4001, South Africa -- 10am -- (27-31)23-1506.. Cape Western monthly Meeting(Central and Southern Africa yearly Meeting) -- Quaker House, 2 Rye Road -- Mowbray Cape Town, South Africa -- 09.. 30 Sundays -- 021-4621864 Cape Town.. Uppsala meeting for worship(Sweden) -- Linneg.. 1 -- Uppsala, Sweden -- 11 AM, 2nd & 4th Sunday each month -- (46) 18 55 74 87.. Northern Suburbs LM(Australia YM) -- Holden St Community House -- Brunswick, Victoria -- 10.. 30 a.. -- 03 9370 4896.. Ekenäs worship group(Sweden YM) -- Västervik -- 10600 FINLAND -- 11 a.. -- 358-19-205 484.. Paris Monthly Meeting(France Yearly Meeting) -- 114bis, rue de Vaugirard -- 75006 Paris (France) -- Sundays 11am -- +33 145487423.. Johannesburg Monthly Meeting(Central & Southern Africa Yearly Meeting) -- 3 Gordon Terrace, DOORNFONTEIN -- Johannesburg -- 09h30 Sundays -- (011) 404-1801.. Friends House(Australia Yearly Meeting) -- 631 Orrong Road -- Melbourne VIC 3142 -- 10.. 30 am -- 9827 3595.. Bega Valley(Australia) -- Meet in each others homes -- NSW 2550.. Australia -- 10:30am 2nd Sunday of month -- 064 932374 (Jenny Spinks).. Beverly Monthly Meeting(Avon Valley General Meeting) -- 92, Dempster St -- Beverley, W.. A.. 6304 -- 10:30 am -- cjnich@wn.. au or call 0896461334 or 0896460256.. Delhi Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)(Unknown) -- National Office YWCA (next to YWCA Guest House) 10 Parliament Street (Sansad Marg) -- New Delhi 110016 -- Sunday 10am - 11am -- Contact: Hari Khurana Tel: 6963925 (H) 3344349 (O).. fickcity() -- rue quaker -- paris -- 10.. 00 -- 6462387.. Accra, Ghana, West Africa: Accra Friends Meeting -- near Achimota Golf Course entrance, open-air meetinghouse -- 10:30 a.. First Day --.. Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK:.. Edgbaston PM.. Antigua, Guatemala: Guatemala Monthly Meeting -- Apartado 464, Antigua Sacatepequez -- 03901, Guatemala -- 11 AM on first and third First Days at homes of Friends in the Antigua, Guatemala area.. -- Loren Lacelle (011-502-849-5510,.. ) or Martha Dugan (011-502-832-5650,.. ), also information at.. Osijek/Vukovar Croatia -- -- mostly 3rd Sunday of the month -- Dr.. Charles David Tauber cdtauber@zamir.. net +385-98-346753 or Ms.. Dusanka Ilic, dusanka.. ilic@os.. hinet.. hr +385-31-573724.. Costa Rica: Monteverde Monthly Meeting -- Escuela de los Amigos -- Monteverde, Costa Rica -- First days at 10:30 (Singing from 10 to 10:30), Midweek Meeting fourth days at 9:00 -- 011-506-645-5302 or mfschool@racsa.. co.. cr.. Athens, Greece:.. Athens Christian Friends Meeting.. Mexico City, Mexico:.. Mexico City Monthly Meeting.. Tagbilaran City, Philippines: -- p.. o.. box 74 -- tagbilaran city, bohol -- 6300 philippines -- -- boni quirog, bgvi7@yahoo.. com, +639214764154 (mobile).. Clarkmannan, Scotland:.. Stirling Allowed Meeting.. Calendar of Yearly Meetings.. Africa:.. Central Southern Africa Yearly Meeting.. Alaska:.. Alaska Friends Conference.. Alaska Yearly Meeting.. Australia:.. Australia Yearly Meeting.. Britain:.. Britain Yearly Meeting.. Preparative Meetings.. Canada:.. Canadian Yearly Meeting.. Denmark:.. Denmark Yearly Meeting.. Finland:.. Finland Yearly Meeting.. France:.. France Yearly Meeting.. Germany:.. German Yearly Meeting.. Ireland:.. Ireland Yearly Meeting.. Netherlands:.. Netherlands Yearly Meeting.. New Zealand:.. Quakers in Aotearoa.. Norway:.. Norway Yearly Meeting.. Sweden:.. Sweden Yearly Meeting.. Switzerland:.. Switzerland Yearly Meeting.. USA:.. Baltimore Yearly Meeting.. Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region.. Evangelical Friends Church Southwest Yearly meeting.. Great Plains Yearly Meeting.. Illinois Yearly Meeting.. Indiana Yearly Meeting.. Intermountain Yearly Meeting.. Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative).. Lake Erie Yearly Meeting.. Mid-America Yearly Meeting.. New England Yearly Meeting.. New York Yearly Meeting.. North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative).. North Carolina Yearly Meeting (FUM).. North Pacific Yearly Meeting.. Northwest Yearly Meeting.. Northern Yearly Meeting.. Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting.. Ohio Yearly Meeting.. Pacific Yearly Meeting.. Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association.. South Central Yearly Meeting.. South Eastern Yearly Meeting.. Western Yearly Meeting.. Wilmington Yearly Meeting.. Five-Yearly Meetings.. Note: there isn't really a name for an overarching group of meetings in Friends tradition other than "Five-Yearly", the theory being that they meet every five years to coordinate activities.. Of course, FGC and FUM have permanent staff, so the concept doesn't map perfectly.. Back to.. www.. org - The Religious Society of Friends.. -- table of contents suggested and implemented by Vernon Leighton -- WA,OR contributions from Wayne Yarnall.. Last modified: Fri Mar 8 20:56:24 EST 2013..

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  • Title: Facts About Friends
    Descriptive info: Facts About Friends.. by Ted Hoare.. member of Australia Yearly Meeting.. Welcome to our Meeting.. This leaflet provides a brief introduction to the Religious Society of Friends and we hope it will stimulate requests for further information which is available in other publications.. Our Christian Background.. The origins of the Society are found in the seventeenth century in England, a time when many were questioning the established beliefs of the age.. George Fox (1625-1691) did not find answers to his questions in any of the churches of his day.. Out of his searching came the spiritual message which swept a large part of the country and which resulted in the formation of the Religious Society of Friends.. Friends witnessed to an Alternative Christianity quite distinct from the churches of the time.. As a result they were persecuted both by Cromwell's Puritan government and by the restored government of Charles II.. Fox did not intend to start a new sect.. He wanted to persuade the church to return to what it had been in the days of the Apostles.. He proclaimed the early preaching of Peter (Acts, chapter 2 and 3) that Jesus, who had been present in the flesh, had risen from the dead and was now come in the Spirit.. That Jesus acted in the hearts of his followers purifying and empowering them.. Pursuing Peter's teaching, Fox called for a radical, egalitarian, spirit-filled Christianity that would not be oppressive of people on account of race, sex, or class.. He maintained that the message of the early church had been lost when the church became institutionalized and believed that he, and others with him, could stand in exactly the same state as Apostles, with the same power to teach, to heal, and to prophesy that the Apostles had.. The Ministry of All Believers.. George Fox challenged the belief of the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches in the necessity for, and the authority of, a hierarchical structure of Priests and Bishops.. He claimed that everyone was able to have a personal relationship with the living Jesus without having to depend on the intercessions of a Priest or Minister.. He taught that there is one, Jesus Christ, who can speak to each person's condition and the responsibility for ministry therefore rested upon all.. The Place of the Bible.. Friends hold that the words of the Bible should not be taken as the final revelation of God.. The Books had been written by men who were acting under the power of the Holy Spirit and it was necessary to read the words in the power of the same spirit and to listen to what the Spirit then spoke in your heart.. The words were active agents in the sense that, when read in the Spirit at the appropriate time, they would spring to life for the reader and take the reader forward on his or her spiritual journey.. The Light Within.. George Fox preached the Good News that we were all children of God and that, as children of God, we had inherited powers from God.. Each of us was given a measure of this power or light and in accordance with how we used it, so more would be given to us.. Jesus had possessed this power or light, without measure so that he became the Light and the Light within is Jesus Christ.. The Inner Voice.. Friends believe that if they wait silently upon God there will be times when God will speak to them in the heart.. The silent Meeting of Friends is therefore the sacrament of communion with God during which Friends lay themselves open to the leading of the Spirit.. George Fox often wrote about his ``openings'', meaning revelations and it has been the experience of Quakers over the centuries that ``openings'' will occur in the mind of that ``a way will open''.. Openings can come to individuals when they are alone or may come out of the silence of a gathered Meeting for Worship.. It is a perennial question  ...   be called upon.. The Inward/Outward Journey is the practical application of Jesus' summary of the Law: ``Love God and your neighbor as yourself.. ''.. It is the inward/outward process that has led Friends into pioneering social action such as reforms of prisons, schools and mental institutions, improving conditions of employment, supporting refugees and others in need, providing an ambulance service in wartime and examining the consequences of proposed legislation.. The Peace Testimony.. As a Peace Church, the Society of Friends has always played a leading part in opposing preparations for war.. The Peace Testimony, which is a very important Quaker principle, arose out of the belief in the in-dwelling Light or ``that of God'' in people.. If that of God was a reality within oneself it would be denying the inner Spirit to take up arms against another.. Quaker practice does not permit the overcoming of some persons by other persons but tends toward the integration of various points of view into a new and higher level, for they recognize the Light as a force which creates unity amongst all who respond to it or answer it in one another.. In appealing to the Light within another we also appeal to the Light within ourselves; as a result, we may find that the other is right and we are wrong.. The Light is a source of unity.. Force may create a superficial unity but it cannot provide organic unity.. Quaker Practices.. Over the years the practice of Quakerism has developed in different ways in different regions.. Members of the Society have been affected by varying influences such as the greater awareness of Eastern religions, the growth of psychology and the development of scientific knowledge.. Since the Society is non-creedal, the spectrum of belief held by Friends has widened and different opinions may be held in different places or cultures.. When one considers the diversity in other denominations, the differences between Friends are less remarkable.. Friends Meetings may be either unprogrammed or programmed, the latter normally being led by a pastor.. Friends and other Faiths.. Quakers have always taught that the Light of Christ has been given to all people everywhere.. They maintained that many persons who never heard the historic Christ have had experiential knowledge of the Christ within and would hold, with Paul, that the Eternal Christ was known before the historic Christ.. However, Friends are prepared to receive insights from wheresoever they may come and agree that there are things to be learned from contact with other religions.. Friends are therefore ready to dialogue with people of other faiths and to share with them insights from our respective inheritances.. However, Quakerism remains rooted in the Christian faith and the centrality of Jesus is paramount, although his sovereignty is not unanimously upheld.. Summary.. The Religious Society of Friends is an Alternative Christianity which emphasizes the personal experience of God in one's life.. Quakers understand the necessity of first listening to God before working in the world.. They affirm the equality of all people before God regardless of race, station in life, or sex and this belief leads them into a range of social concerns.. Being "Children of Light" they find recourse to violence intolerable.. Quaker thought is both mystical (waiting upon God) and prophetic (speaking truth to power).. Friends believe that God's revelation is still continuing, that God is not absent or unknowable but that we can find God ourselves and establish a living relationship thus being able to live in the world free from the burden and guilt of sin.. It is the search for a closer relationship with God that is the Way.. Religious knowledge, like the appreciation of beauty, is not attained by a logical process of thought but by experience and feeling.. Quakers maintain that the teaching of Jesus is a practical method for the guidance of the world today, that religion is concerned with the whole of life, and that, beyond a certain point, definition becomes a limitation.. Last modified: Fri Sep 15 14:36:23 EDT 2000..

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  • Title: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF QUAKER READINGS
    Descriptive info: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF QUAKER READINGS.. The responses to this topic comprise an extensive bibliography on Quaker beliefs and practises based on a list which originally appeared in March 1991.. They are as useful for the Friend as they are for the seeker.. Index:.. Short list for the Seeker.. Quakerism: General Interpretation and Disciplines.. History.. Journals and Biography.. Worship and Devotion.. Religious Education.. Peace and Social Concerns.. My thanks to all those who reviewed this list and made their own suggestions.. You continuing suggestions are welcome.. Permission to download and reprint granted.. A SHORT LIST FOR THE SEEKER.. Revised November 1992 by Joel GAzis-SAx.. jsax@IGC.. APC.. ORG.. Recommended.. FRIENDS FOR 300 YEARS, Howard Brinton, Pendle Hill, 1952.. Combines history and interpretation in an excellent single volume on the essentials of Quakerism.. GUIDE TO QUAKER PRACTICE, Howard Brinton, Pendle Hill pamphlet #20.. THE FAITH AND PRACTICE OF QUAKERS, Rufus M.. Jones, Doran, N.. Y.. , 1938.. QUAKER SPIRITUALITY, ed.. Douglas Steere, Paulist Press, 1984.. BARCLAY'S APOLOGY IN MODERN ENGLISH, Dean Freiday, editor, 1967.. THE AMAZING FACT OF QUAKER WORSHIP, George H.. Gorman, Swarthmore Lecture, 1973, Friends Home Service Committee, London.. BEYOND MAJORITY RULE (VOTELESS DECISIONS IN THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS), Michael J.. Sheeran, S.. J.. , Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Religious Society of Friends, 1983.. UNMASKING THE IDOLS: A JOURNEY AMONG FRIENDS, Douglas Gwyn, Friends United Press, Richmond, Indiana, 1989.. WHAT IS QUAKERISM?: A PRIMER, George T.. Peck, Pendle Hill Pamphlet #277.. THE QUAKERS OR OUR NEIGHBORS, THE FRIENDS, William J.. Whalen, Friends General Conference, Philadelphia, 1984.. FAITH AND PRACTICE: A QUAKER GUIDE TO CHRISTIAN DISCIPLINE, Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.. FAITH AND PRACTICE: A BOOK OF CHRISTIAN DISCIPLINE, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.. CHRISTIAN FAITH AND PRACTICE IN THE EXPERIENCE OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, London Yearly Meeting.. THE BEGINNINGS OF QUAKERISM, William C.. Braithwaite, Rowntree Series of Quaker Histories.. PORTRAIT IN GREY (A SHORT HISTORY OF THE QUAKERS), John Punshon, Quaker Home Service, London, 1984.. THE QUIET REBELS: THE STORY OF THE QUAKERS IN AMERICA, Margaret Hope Bacon, New Society Publishers, Philadelphia, 1985.. includes an introduction "The Quaker Contribution to Nonviolent Action.. ".. THE QUAKER PEACE TESTIMONY: 1660 TO 1914, Peter Brock, Sessions Book Trust, York, 1990.. THE JOURNAL OF GEORGE FOX.. THE JOURNAL OF JOHN WOOLMAN.. APOCALYPSE OF THE WORD, Douglas Gwyn, Friends United Press (study guide available).. A TESTAMENT OF DEVOTION, Thomas R.. Kelly, Harper and Bros.. , NY, 1941.. THERE IS A SPIRIT (SONNETS INSPIRED BY JAMES NAYLER), Kenneth Boulding, Fellowship Publications, 1945.. FRIENDLY STORY CARAVAN, Anna P.. Broomell, Pendle Hill Publications.. A GUIDE FOR FRIENDS ON CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION TO WAR, Ben Richmond, Friends United Meeting 1991.. NEW CALL FOR PEACEMAKERS (STUDY GUIDE), Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1979.. BIBLICAL PACIFISM: A PEACE CHURCH PERSPECTIVE, Dale W.. Brown,.. HISTORY.. THE SECOND PERIOD OF QUAKERISM, William C.. THE LATER PERIODS OF QUAKERISM, Rufus M.. Jones (two volumes) MacMillan and Co.. , Ltd.. London, 1921.. THE QUAKERS IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES, Rufus M.. Jones, Russell and Russell, Inc.. , New York, 1962.. QUAKERISM ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER, Erroll T.. Elliot, Friends United Press, Richmond, Indiana,  ...   1943.. ON LISTENING TO ONE ANOTHER, Douglas V.. Steere, Harper and Brothers, NY, 1955.. ON LISTENING TO GOD AND TO EACH OTHER, Dorothy Steere, The Wider Fellowship, FWCC, Philadelphia.. ON SPEAKING OUT OF THE SILENCE, Douglas V.. Steere, #182 Pendle Hill Pamphlet.. THE QUIET IN THE LAND (SOME QUAKER SAINTS CHALLENGE US TODAY), W.. Lambert, The Epsworth Press, London, 1956.. CREATIVE WORSHIP AND OTHER ESSAYS, Howard H.. Brinton, Pendle Hill Publications, 1957.. THE QUIET EYE (A WAY OF LOOKING AT PICTURES), Sylvia Shaw Judson, Regnery Gateway, 1982.. WHAT IS MAN?, Floyd Schmoe, Voyagers Press Ltd.. , Rutland, Vermont, 1970.. PRAYER AND WORSHIP, Margaret S.. Gibbins, Friends World Committee for Consultation, Friends Home Service Committee, London, 1977.. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION.. FRIENDS AND THEIR CHILDREN, Harold Loukes, Geo.. G.. Harrap & Co.. , London, 1958.. CHILDREN AND SOLITUDE, Elise Boulding, Pendle Hill pamphlet # 225.. QUAKER EDUCATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE, Howard H.. Brinton, Pendle Hill pamphlet # 9.. THINGS CIVIL AND USEFUL, A PERSONAL VIEW OF QUAKER EDUCATION, Helen G.. Hole, Friends United Press, 1958.. A MANUAL ON NON-VIOLENCE AND CHILDREN, Stephanie Judson, editor, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1515 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Penn, 19102, 1977.. STORY SONGS THAT SPIN THEMSELVES (language, songs, rhythmic play for young children,) Molly Anderson Morgenroth, 1972, Pacific Oaks Publications, 5 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA, 91103).. MEETING FOR LEARNING, Parker J.. Palmer, Pendle Hill Bulletin # 284.. TO KNOW AS WE ARE KNOWN, A SPIRITUALITY OF EDUCATION, Parker J.. Palmer, Harper and Row, NY, 1983.. PEACE IN THE FAMILY (A WORKBOOK OF IDEAS AND ACTIONS), Lois Dorn, Pantheon Books, NY, 1983.. THE ALTERNATIVE CELEBRATING CATALOGUE, Milo Shannon-Thornberry, Pilgrim Press, NY, 1982.. PEACE AND SOCIAL CONCERNS.. SWORDS INTO PLOUGHSHARES, Mary Hoxie-Jones, An Account of the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1937, Macmillan, 1937.. FOR MORE THAN BREAD, Clarence H.. Pickett, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1953.. THE POWER OF NON-VIOLENCE, Richard B.. Gregg, Fellowship Publications, 1959.. TRADITION AND CHALLENGE (THE HISTORIC PEACE TESTIMONY OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS), Harold Chance, Larchwood Press, Philadelphia.. STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE, A REPORT ON CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN AMERICA, prepared for the AFSC, Hill and Wang, NY, 1971.. THERE IS A RIVER: THE BLACK STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN AMERICA, Vincent Harding, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1981.. Brown, Brethren Press, Elgin, Ill.. , 1986.. GENERAL INTERPRETATION.. JUST AMONG FRIENDS: THE QUAKER WAY OF LIFE, William Wistar Comfort, NY: Macmillan, 1941.. THE QUAKERS: THEIR STORY AND MESSAGE, A.. Neave Brayshaw, Allen and Unwin, Ltd.. , London, 5th Impression 1953.. THE QUAKERS, Hugh Barbour and J.. William Frost, Greenwood Press, 1988.. THE QUAKER READER Pendle Hill, 1992.. THE STORY OF QUAKERISM, Elfida Vipont Foulds, The Bannisdale Press, London, 1954.. AUTHORITY, LEADERSHIP AND CONCERN, Roger C.. Wilson, Swarthmore Lecture 1949.. (Revised edition 1970).. FRIENDS AS LEADERS: THE VISION, INSTRUMENT, AND METHOD, reports from 1979 workshop.. Obtain from Pendle Hill.. THE CANDLE OF THE LORD, Elfrida Vilpoint Foulds, Pendle Hill Pamphlet, #248, 1983.. JUNG AND THE QUAKER WAY, Jack H.. Wallis, Quaker Home Service, London, 1988.. WHY ARE FRIENDS FRIENDS? Jack Willcotts, Barclay Press, Newburg, Oregon.. DISCIPLINES.. Your local Meeting or Church may have another Faith and Practice available.. It is as good as any of these..

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  • Title:
    Descriptive info: A Bibliography.. Dan Schlitt.. , January 1996.. This is a list of published works that deal, at least in part, with the vocal ministry in meeting for worship.. Most are relatively brief pamphlets and tracts that treat more than this subject, but because of their brevity I will not refer to the specific pages where the discussion appears.. Just read the whole pamphlet.. Unfortunately, some of these items are out of print.. You may find copies in our meeting library or the library of one of the other nearby meetings.. Howard Brinton,  ...   the Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship, Pendle Hill Pamphlet number 182.. Beatrice Saxon Snell, A Joint and Visible Fellowship, Pendle Hill Pamphlet number 140.. Larry Miller, Practice of Quaker Worship, Friends General Conference.. Christopher Holdsworth, The Meeting Community and Vocal Ministry in No Time But This Present, Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1965, page 125.. Janet Schroeder, Dialogue with the Other: Martin Buber and the Quaker Experience, Pendle Hill Pamphlet 192.. Douglas Steere, Friends and Worship, Friends General Conference.. Quaker Faith and Practice (Britain Yearly Meeting), 1995, Sections 2.. 55 through 2.. 73..

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  • Title: Quaker K-12 schools
    Descriptive info: Quaker K-12 schools.. More information is available on.. Quaker Schools Worldwide.. US schools.. Other schools include:.. Pickering College.. Last modified: Sun Jan 16 11:48:49 EST 2011..

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  • Title: Quaker-originated Colleges and Universities
    Descriptive info: Quaker-originated Colleges and Universities.. Azusa Pacific University.. was founded by EFI and Methodist churches.. Barclay College.. Bryn Mawr.. Cornell University.. Earlham College.. Earlham School of Religion.. Friends Theological College (Kaimosi, Kenya).. Friends University.. Friends World Program (formerly Friends World College).. George Fox University.. Guilford College.. Haverford College.. Houston Graduate School of Theology.. Johns Hopkins University.. Malone College.. Pacific Oaks College.. Swarthmore College.. William Penn University.. Wilmington College.. Whittier College.. Also see the.. Friends Assocation for Higher Education.. Last modified: Thu Oct 16 11:52:02 EDT 2008..

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  • Title: Quaker Bookstores
    Descriptive info: Quaker Bookstores.. Friends General Conference Bookstore.. -- now with secure online ordering!.. 1216 Arch St.. , 2B,.. Philadelphia PA 19107.. 1-800-966-4556.. 1-215-561-1700.. bookstore@fgc.. Pendle Hill Bookstore.. Box J.. Wallingford PA 19086.. 1-800-742-3150.. Friends United Press.. 101-A Quaker Hill Dr.. Richmond IN 47374.. 1-765-962-7575.. 1-800-537-8838.. 110 S.. Elliott Rd.. Newberg, OR 97132.. 1-800-962-4014.. 1-503-538-7345.. FAX:1-503-538-7033.. Powell House Bookstore.. 524 Pitt Hall Rd.. Old Chatham, NY, 12136.. 1-518-794-8811 [frequently answered by machine].. Quaker Book Service supplies books by mail and provides consignments for meetings/groups.. They publish a free catalogue annually which is included in the July/August edition of The Canadian Friend.. Set up mainly for Canadian Friends, they will ship books to the US.. Payment with order is preferred.. As it is run by volunteers there is  ...   Los Angeles CA 90014.. 213-489-1900, ext.. 130.. Vintage Books.. 181 Hayden Rowe Street.. Hopkinton, MA 01748.. (508) 435-3499.. vintage@gis.. net.. Quaker Book Sales.. BOX 62.. BLENHEIM.. NEW ZEALAND.. telephone/fax 64 3 5779311.. marwick@voyager.. nz.. England-Central Books.. PO Box 5416.. Ashbourne.. Derbyshire.. DE6 4ZT, England (UK).. +44-01335 360405.. Morningstar Books.. , a bookstore run by Friend Aurora Fox.. A reader points out that the Earlham College bookstore has a large section on Quakerism.. Talking Friends.. produces audio books and periodicals.. I like how their website is optimized for the screen readers used by the blind.. So is this one.. Thanks to Bill Jefferys, Austin TX MM,.. bill@clyde.. as.. utexas.. for this list.. send.. suggestions and contributions to.. nelson@quaker.. Last modified: Thu May 7 11:36:52 EDT 2009..

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  • Title: Friends Committee to Abolish the Death Penalty
    Descriptive info: The Friends Committee to.. Abolish.. the Death Penalty.. is no longer active.. Please visit..

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  • Title: Quakers Uniting in Publishing
    Descriptive info: Quakers Uniting in Publications.. QUIP has a new web site.. You will be redirected or click:.. quakerquip..

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    Descriptive info: Most of the information below is from a commerative booklet published upon the occasion of the 150th Anniversary in 1938, of the construction of the present meeting house in Plainfield, New Jersey.. There is some updating taken from a single sheet pamphlet published for the 200th Anniversary in 1988 The name of the historian who researched and prepared these booklets is not noted.. though a present member, Charles A.. Varian remembers being involved in typing the 1938 booklet.. In order to preserve and disseminate this history, it has been keyed into this form by Alan Taplow, an current attender of the Plainfield Meeting.. Any errors noted should be brought to his attention: ataplow@bigfoot.. May 8, 1996.. The Plainfield, New Jersey Meeting House.. The Evolution of A Quaker Meeting.. Historical Sketch.. Before the Plainfield Meeting House was built in 1788, Quakers in this section of New Jersey met in "Amboy," now called Perth Amboy.. Their first organization meeting was held on the 13th of 8th month 1686, when "Friends at Amboy agreed to have a Monthly Meeting" and in a minute of their next meeting, held the 10th of 9th month 1686, the members were directed to "bring minutes of the births and burials since they first came into this place that they may be recorded.. " Amboy at the time of the organization was the seat of government in the Province of East Jersey.. The Deputy Governor, Gawen Laurie, a former London merchant, was a member of the Society of Friends, as were several of his official associates.. The first marriage recorded in the minutes of the Meeting was that of Miles Forster to the daughter of the Deputy Governor.. In 1704 the Meeting was transferred to Woodbridge where Friends met in the home of Nathaniel Fitz Randolph until they constructed a Meeting house there in 1713.. At a Monthly Meeting held at Woodbridge 9th month 16th, 1721, John Laing, one of the prominent members, asked permission to hold a meeting at his home in the Township of Piscataway, County of Middlesex, and not far from the boundary line of the present City of Plainfield.. This request was granted and carried into effect.. On land bequeathed to the society by John Laing, Friends obtained permission in 1731 to build a Meeting house not to exceed 24 feet square, which was called the "Plainfield Meeting.. " This was the immediate predecessor of the present Meeting House, although not on the same property.. For over 50 years the original "Plainfield Meeting House" met the needs of the Friends, but by 1787 a change seemed essential and in the Meeting held on the 15th of 11th month of that year the following minute appears: "The Friends appointed to endeavor to find a suitable place to build a Meeting House at Plainfield report that they all agreed that a lot of land containing three acres near the house of John Webster, the third, would be a suitable place for said house to be built on, and they propose that the size of the house should be about 34 x 48 feet.. " The Meeting agreed and the new house was first used for the Monthly Meeting held the 20th of 8th month, 1788.. The final report on the construction of the new Meeting House was made to the Meeting held on the 21st of 4th month, 1790, and stated "that the expenses of the house is four hundred and seventy four pounds, seven shillings and ten pence, exclusive of what stuff was got from the old Meeting House.. " The cost of the land and fencing was forty-seven pounds, fourteen shillings and three pence.. The committee that had charge of the construction of the house consisted of William Shotwell, Edward F.. Randolph, William Webster, Edward Moore, David Vail and Ambrose Copland.. When the present building was first occupied for Meeting purposes the Federal Constitution had been formulated in Convention only eleven months and George Washington was not yet elected first president of the United States.. It may be interesting and not entirely inappropriate to mention an incident which personally associates the erection of this house with a memorable event in national history.. During the Revolutionary War, when the British forces held possession of Perth Amboy and nearby country, General Washington and Staff called at the farm residence of John Vail, great, great, grandfather of Charles E.. Vail, the oldest member of the Meeting at the present time (1938), and requested to be guided to some prominent spot in the Watchung mountains from which he could get a good view of the plain below and the movements of the enemy.. There was a man at Friend Vail's house at the time who was acquainted with the mountain paths and he at once volunteered his services and led the Continental Commander to a high point which is now called Washington Rock.. That guide was Edward Fitz Randolph, a member of the committee in charge of building this Meeting House and who, as a carpenter, gave manual labor to its construction.. While the storms of over 200 years have beaten upon this venerable building, and yet, shingle-sided and wrought-nailed, with the exception of a portion of one end damaged by fire and repaired in 1873, and the substitution of slate in place of the shingle roof in 1922, it stands outwardly the same as of old.. Inside the massive timbers have become richly browned by the mellowing hand of time and clearly show the marks of implements used by the sturdy forefathers of 1788.. The benches, which were built by individual families from a common template still are in use, though with the addition of cushions which were not a part of the original plans.. Electric lights instead of the old oil lamps that swung from the beams, a furnace in place of the wood-burning stoves so long used, running water and modern plumbing are among the changes made within the building.. In 1955 the need for expansion was felt, this time for more classroom and nursery space.. A large portion of the old carriage sheds, older than the Meeting House since many of the timbers came for the earlier Meeting House on Woodland Avenue, was converted into a one-story building which now contains a nursery, a large subdivisible Sunday School room, a kitchen in place of cooking facilities on the balcony of the Meeting House, and a library in place of a closet containing books.. In 1988, a covered breezeway connecting the Meeting House to the School Wing was expanded to include new lavatory facilities.. A burial ground had been established behind the old carriage sheds.. The earliest extant dated stone bears the inscription "1815/H.. " there are reports that Friends and "some Indians" were buried earlier at the northern corner.. The burial ground is still in use.. The surrounding environment has changed greatly in 150 years.. Originally, the only house of worship in a small community of about 150 people, it now represents one of over 40 places of worship in a city with a population of over 40,000.. In 1836 a committee was appointed to confer with representatives of the railroad about the sale of land for a right of way which eventually was granted, the Meeting receiving $200 for the land.. Trains operated between Elizabethport and Plainfield in 1837 and eventually in 1852 as far as Philadelphia.. The railroad tracks were elevated in 1874 and for a period after the Friends seriously considered moving the Meeting House to a location that would be less disturbing.. No action was ever taken, however, and though the noise of chugging steam engines is now gone, the problem is one that still causes concern to visiting speakers who seek to talk above the noise of the trains.. The members of the Meeting have from time to time been active in community affairs, and have always been ready to allow the use of the Meeting House for deserving causes.. Friends took recognition of the 100th, 125th, 150th and 200th anniversaries of the construction of the Meeting House by holding suitable exercises.. The history herein presented was written in 1938, and is supplemented with materials from the 200th anniversary in 1988.. There is always the hope that the present generation will not lose the vision of the past, but rather that the members now living may find in the use of their Meeting House these qualities so fittingly set forth by Elizabeth Lloyd:.. "Our Fathers gathered here long years ago.. To hold communion with the power divine.. That is within, and over, and around:.. And as they were obedient to the Voice.. That spoke into their inmost souls,.. They found sweet peace and strength,.. Leaving behind a priceless heritage.. Of courage, patience, faithfulness and love.. This heritage is for us to enrich.. And magnify, not merely to enjoy;.. Oh, that we may be wise to know the right,.. And strong to do the work that lies  ...   length.. If such treatment failed to convince him and he still continued to hold negroes in slavery he was disowned from his Meeting.. Intellectually, friends admitted the enormity of owning or trading in slaves, as is evidenced by the minute from 5th month 1836: "The deeply interesting subject of slavery has been again spread before us, and greatly have we desired that we may be enabled to discover what there is for us to do while this great evil exists.. May we be willing to go into an individual examination in the light of truth what would be our feelings and how we should move, were the ties of endeared relatives and friends broken and they separated from us and doomed to perpetual toil and bondage.. Let us examine ourselves whether the peace of our minds would not be promoted by abstaining from the use of products of slave labor.. But emotionally they were not wholly free from race prejudice.. Instances are noted where there were rear benches for colored attenders at a Meeting.. "They usually sat in a special place against the wall, under the stairs or in the gallery.. " (Henry J.. Cadbury "Negro Membership in the Society of Friends.. ").. It was difficult for Negroes to become members.. There are rare cases of such colored members, but it took long periods of consideration and many referrings to superior meetings before such colored membership was consummated.. One such case appears in our own meeting, as noted in the report of the monthly meeting held the 20th of 4th month 1796, which reads, "They," referring to women Friends, "inform that Cynthia Miers, a mulatto woman had also requested to be joined in membership with Friends, but this being a case of a singular nature amongst us the meeting thinks it best to proceed very cautiously herein and therefore appoints to take the subject into their serious consideration and report at the next meeting, John Haydock and others.. It took about a year to turn this request into actual membership since the Monthly Meeting referred the matter to Quarterly Meeting which in turn referred it to Yearly Meeting.. The committee appointed by Yearly Meeting to consider this matter brought in the following report which was accepted.. "We are united in believing our Discipline already established relative to receiving persons into membership is not limited with respect to Nation or Colour" and it recommended that applicants for membership should be investigated as to their views and practices and when satisfied, Monthly Meetings "may in their freedom receive such with propriety without respect of persons or colour.. Cadbury, "Negro Membership in the Society of Friends.. Many of these conferences with superior Meetings developed the statements that there could no where be found any place in the Discipline against receiving a person into membership on account of his color.. So, intellectually, Friends have consistently testified to the propriety of such membership.. Later on in pre-civil war days when the abolition movement was at its height, disagreement among Friends as to their activity in this movement was very evident.. While in Revolutionary days members were disowned for refusing to free their slaves, in Civil War days they were disowned for their abolition activities.. One of our former members, Aaron M.. Powell in his "Reminiscences," dwells on this incongruity.. In speaking of the difficulty of finding suitable places in which to hold anti-slavery meetings he says: "I early had the cooperation of Joseph and Mary W.. Post and their family.. In their hospitable home.. I was welcome with a cordiality which in a period of general social ostracism for abolitionists, made it seem an oasis in a desert.. They also opened their house for my meetings at a time when the Friends Meeting House, strange to say, was closed against them.. Now in these present days of 1938 we are still a divided Society on our stand on Race Relations, but on the whole it seems as if fair dealing and right treatment were beginning to be the real concern of the Society.. The Race Relations Committees of the New York and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings are evidences of an awakening conscience and interest in justice and fair dealing to all races.. The younger members are accepting people at their true value, and where worth exists, honor it, whatever the color.. PLAINFIELD MEETING AND THE CAUSE OF TEMPERANCE.. The members of the monthly meeting were advised of the evils of intemperance as early as 1688 when they received through their Quarterly Meeting from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, held the "7th of ye 7th month, 1687" advising that "ye practice of selling rum and other strong liquors to the Indians directly or indirectly or changing rum or other strong liquors for any goods or merchandise to them, considering the abuse they make of it, is a thing contrary to ye mind of ye Lord.. " The Yearly Meeting requested that "this, our testimony, be entered in every Monthly Meeting book and every Friend belonging to their Monthly Meeting to subscribe the same.. " That the concern of Friends regarding the use of strong liquors was carried over into their own membership, is evidenced by the following minute of the Monthly Meeting held at Woodbridge the "16th of the 2nd month, 1741.. " "Whereas, Samuel.. being frequently very much in liquor.. for which he has been tenderly delt with and frequently admonished,.. but not withstanding he still persists in the same.. we disown him to be of our Christian Society.. " Disownments for the excessive use of strong liquors are found in the minutes for over 100 years, continuing until the Monthly Meeting apparently was clear of any members so inclined.. The associating of members with the liquor traffic was giving concern as early as 1810 when a committee was appointed to "labour with such of our members as are in the practice of distilling or trading in liquors or encouraging distillation by processing their fruit and cider.. " (Monthly Meeting at Rahway, 24th of 5th month 1810.. ) Three years later a committee report on the subject stated that "we do not know of more than one of our members that is in the practice of trading in distilled spirits.. " In 1815, a committee on the subject reported that the membership contained "one retailer and 17 who have disposed of their fruit for the purpose of distillation.. " In a report to the monthly Meeting on the 18th of 12th month, 1822, it was noted that "sixteen members have taken their fruit to the Distilleries.. but some have given us encouragement they would relinquish the practice.. A few are in the practice of using and handing it out to laborers as a common drink at particular times.. " This phase of liquor problem apparently was brought under satisfactory control shortly after the above date as no further reference is made to it.. Friends gradually accepted a total abstinence attitude regarding the use of alcoholic liquors and entered the field of liquor control by political means in the period when local option was a paramount issue.. In the minutes of the Monthly Meeting on the 12 of 1st month, 1897, the following "Memorial to the Plainfield Common Council" appears: "This Meeting respectfully and earnestly requests that in the exercise of the legal option rested in you, you will not renew of grant any licenses for the sale of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes for the year 1897 within the municipality of Plainfield.. " During this period, Aaron M.. Powell, a member of the Meeting, was an active worker for the cause of temperance, often speaking before public gatherings.. In the report of the Philanthropic Labor Committee for the year ending 4th month, 1898, it was noted that "Aaron M.. Powell delivered an address at a temperance mass meeting held in Plainfield," and that "an opportunity for active temperance work having opened at the time of the Plainfield city election, by the decision of the Common Council to permit the people to take an informal vote on the question of 'License or No License,' our committee issued an 'Appeal to Voters,' one thousand copies of which were distributed.. The meeting continued to appeal to the City Council to refuse licenses until the 18th Amendment was made a part of the Constitution of the United States in 1918 and took up the work again in somewhat the same manner after the amendment was repealed.. In the Monthly Meeting held the 19th of 12th month, 1934, the Philanthropic Committee reported "that the members of the temperance section attended a public hearing of the City Council and spoke in favor of more strict requirements in the laws governing liquor licenses.. And so, for over 200 years at least some of the members of the Monthly Meeting have had a concern relative to the problem of temperance.. Just how this will be expressed in the future remains to be seen..

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