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A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)
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An aberrant form of human CHROMOSOME 22 characterized by translocation of the distal end of chromosome 9 from 9q34, to the long arm of chromosome 22 at 22q11. It is present in the bone marrow cells of 80 to 90 per cent of patients with chronic myelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, MYELOGENOUS, CHRONIC, BCR-ABL POSITIVE).
Paid work for mentally or physically disabled persons, taking place in regular or normal work settings. It may be competitive employment (work that pays minimum wage) or employment with subminimal wages in individualized or group placement situations. It is intended for persons with severe disabilities who require a range of support services to maintain employment. Supported employment differs from SHELTERED WORKSHOPS in that work in the latter takes place in a controlled working environment. Federal regulations are authorized and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Somalia is located on the east coast of Africa on and north of the Equator and, with Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Kenya, is often referred to as the Horn of Africa. It comprises Italy's former Trust Territory of Somalia and the former British Protectorate of Somaliland. The capital is Mogadishu.
The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The name given to all Christian denominations, sects, or groups rising out of the Reformation. Protestant churches generally agree that the principle of authority should be the Scriptures rather than the institutional church or the pope. (from W.L. Reese, Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion, 1999)
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Members of a religious denomination founded in the United States during the late 19th century in which active evangelism is practiced, the imminent approach of the millennium is preached, and war and organized government authority in matters of conscience are strongly opposed (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). Jehovah's Witnesses generally refuse blood transfusions and other blood-based treatments based on religious belief.
The status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised. The slave trade is all acts involved in the capture, acquisition or disposal of persons with intent to reduce them to enslavement; all acts involved in the acquisition of enslaved persons with a view to selling or exchanging them; all acts of disposal by sale or exchange of persons acquired with a view to being sold or exchanged, and, in general, every act of trade or transport of slaves. ( from http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/slaveryen.pdf accessed 10/18/2012)
Genus of perennial plants in the family CLUSIACEAE (sometimes classified as Hypericaceae). Herbal and homeopathic preparations are used for depression, neuralgias, and a variety of other conditions. Hypericum contains flavonoids; GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, TANNINS; volatile oils (OILS, ESSENTIAL), hypericin and hyperforin.
Truthful revelation of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's DIAGNOSIS or PROGNOSIS) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).
The science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference and deals with the canons and criteria of validity in thought and demonstration. This system of reasoning is applicable to any branch of knowledge or study. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed & Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
List of places of worship in Eastbourne
Quaker Meeting Houses Heritage Project. Quakers in Britain and Historic England. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 ... "St Mary the Virgin (Hampden Park)". Sussex On-line Parish Clerks (OPC). 2010. Archived from the original on 15 January 2021. ... "All Saints (Eastbourne, All Saints)". Sussex On-line Parish Clerks (OPC). 2010. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. ... "First Church of Christ Scientist (Eastbourne, St Saviour & St Peter)". Sussex On-line Parish Clerks (OPC). 2010. Archived from ...
List of places of worship in Hastings
Quakers and Unitarians meet in buildings a short distance apart on South Terrace: the Quaker meeting house dates from 1864, ... "Church of Latter Day Saints (Hollington, St John the Evangelist)". Sussex On-line Parish Clerks (OPC). 2010. Archived from the ... Quaker Meeting Houses Heritage Project. Quakers in Britain and Historic England. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 ... "St Helen (Ore)". Sussex On-line Parish Clerks (OPC). 2010. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2021 ...
John Henry Barlow
He was Clerk of the Quaker Yearly Meeting from 1913. In 1920 he was chosen to head up a Quaker delegation to Ireland (see below ... "23.90 , Quaker faith & practice". qfp.quaker.org.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2021. Living with Conflict. A Challenge to Militarism, ... Many who sought exemption were Quakers accepting the Quaker rejection of war. Some other Christian denominations and political ... the defendants in the case were prominent Quakers, and the body of the court contained a large number of Quakers. Then the ...
John M. Haines
Her father was a Quaker minister. Haines was a bank clerk in Friend, Nebraska until 1885. He then moved to Richfield, Kansas, ... He also served as deputy clerk of court in Morton County and was elected Registrar of Deeds. Haines, Walter E. Pierce, and L. H ... His father, Isaac L. Haines, was a Quaker, and his mother, Eliza (Bushong) Haines, was a member of the Christian Church. He ...
... a Quaker clerk in a factory; Clarence and Stafford Hall, brothers; Charles Rowland Jackson; Leonard Renton; Charles Herbert ... The NCF passed the letter to Arnold Rowntree, a Quaker member of parliament for York, who took the matter up with H. H. Asquith ... The group was made up of a Quaker, five International Bible Students (a group which has been known since 1931 as Jehovah's ... In June 2013 the Teesdale and Cleveland Area Quaker Meeting organized a silent event at Richmond Castle in honour of the ...
Richard Smith (Continental Congress)
Smith was educated under private teachers and in Quaker schools, and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1762 and ... He was commissioned county clerk of Burlington on December 7, 1762. Smith was chosen as a New Jersey delegate to the ...
For many years, he taught a Shakespeare summer school at the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre. He gave the Swarthmore Lecture in ... 1984 (The Two Cinnas - Quakerism, Revolution and Poetry). He was Clerk to the Lewes meeting for several years. He was also a ... Quakers), attending Brighton, Nashville and then Lewes meetings. ... Governor of Leighton Park School, a Quaker school in England. ...
Celia M. Hunter
Being raised a Quaker instilled values in her that she carried throughout her life. Hunter's values gave her the confidence to ... In Hunter's young adult years she worked as a clerk for Weyerhaeuser Timber Company. On her way to work, she drove past Everett ... "Quaker FAQs." Religious Society of Friends. Found on WWW at 1 July 2002 ACF. Jessica Wiles. "Celia M. Hunter, Life and ... Celia M. Hunter was born January 13, 1919, in Arlington, Washington and was raised a Quaker on a small farm during the Great ...
John Wesley Cromwell
He took a position as a government clerk. In this exam, he had the highest score of his cohort. He also took a merit exam to ... In 1869, Cromwell returned to teaching, working with the Quaker group, the Philadelphia Friends. That year, Cromwell was an ... In April 1875, federal clerks took part in two spelling bees, which were covered by newspapers across the country. Cromwell was ... Later that year, he attended the Virginia Constitutional Convention, where he was elected clerk. ...
Thomas Dew (politician)
Later in his life, he became a Quaker. Kukla, pp. 47-48 Kukla, Jon (1981). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of ...
Samuel Howell Ashbridge
1848 to a Quaker family. Early on he worked as a clerk for a mercantile business and a coal yard. He later had his own coal ...
In 1963, he married Elsa (née Germaney), a teacher and later a Quaker recording clerk. They had three sons: Stephen, Jonathan ...
List of people from Nottingham
... stocking weaver and bank clerk, was born in Nottingham. (1792-1879) William Howitt, Quaker poet and author, served as a ... 1799-1888) Mary Howitt, Quaker poet and author, lived in Nottingham with her husband William in the 1830s. (1816-1902) Philip ... 1861-1944) Joseph Southall, painter and Quaker, born in Nottingham, the son of a grocer. (1877-1970) Dame Laura Knight, artist ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Edward H Milligan The Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and ...
At 14, he went to work as a clerk at the Albany City Bank. In 1850, he was badly injured aboard the steamer Alabama when the ... The family were Hicksite Quakers, Downing, Sr. being a cousin of Elias Hicks. The younger Downing was schooled at The Albany ...
A Quaker miscellany, p. 176. As Clerk of "Sufferings", Vipont wrote to The Times concerning chemical weapons, published 6 April ... Quaker Home Service, 1997) Let Your Lives Speak: a key to Quaker experience (Wallingford, Pennsylvania: Pendle Hill, 1953; ... She was also a schoolteacher and a prominent Quaker herself. Born in Manchester in 3 July 1902, Elfrida Brown was the youngest ... During World War II she was headmistress of an Evacuation School set up by Quakers in Manchester at Liverpool and Yealand ...
... was born on 24 March 1732 in York into a prominent Quaker family. His father Samuel was a stuff-weaver and ... For five decades, he travelled to London for the Yearly Meeting, serving as clerk there in 1783. Meanwhile, Tuke remained ... "Quaker Tour of England - The Retreat Mental Hospital - QuakerInfo.com". www.quakerinfo.com. Retrieved 28 February 2017. Digby, ... Tuke and his wife Esther Maud supported strict adherence to Quaker principles. He was an abolitionist, a patron of the Bible ...
Irving was born in Welbury in Yorkshire in 1797 and she was raised by her Quaker grandparents. Her father was a clerk at a tea ... She was a leading Quaker and she worked closely with Elizabeth Fry seeking to improve conditions for women in prisons and on ...
As a Quaker and a pacifist, Rotch did not participate in the American Revolution which had just begun. He became Hayley's chief ... As her husband's sole heir, she inherited his business and soon after his death married his chief clerk, George Hayley. He ... Soon after being widowed, Storke married the former clerk and negotiator in her husband's office, George Hayley. Upon their ... Ingenious Quaker' and Her Connections. Abingdon-on-Thames, England: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-351-15758-2. Kugler, Richard C. (2008 ...
Webb was born in Detroit in 1905 and grew up there and in a Quaker community in Ontario. From 1924 to 1929 he worked as a bank ... teller and clerk at a brokerage firm in Detroit; in another account, he was a successful stockbroker during the 1920s but lost ...
Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant
The law required that all federal female clerks would be paid the fully compensated salary; however, lower tiered female clerks ... Grant's "Quaker" or church appointments partially made up the lack of food staples and housing from the government. Chandler ... Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. New York Times (September 8, 1871), The Civil Service Ames, Mary Clemner ( ... Chandler vigorously uncovered and cleaned up the fraud in the department by firing all the clerks and banned the phony "Indian ...
Charles Lynch (judge)
Lynch served for several years as the clerk of the meeting and as trustee of the group's meeting house. He was also a delegate ... In 1767 Charles became a justice of the peace of Bedford County, Virginia but was disowned by the Quakers for taking an oath of ... Lynch was instrumental in organizing a Quaker meeting in Bedford County and raising funds for a building to house it, the first ... His mother joined the Quaker religious sect in 1750, bringing her sons with her into that religion. Lynch married a fellow ...
John Hodgkin (barrister)
He visited Quaker congregations in Ireland, France, and America, and was for two years clerk to their yearly meeting. At the ... A visit to America in 1861 coincided with the outbreak of the American Civil War which made the position of the Quakers ... John Hodgkin (11 March 1800 - 5 July 1875) was an English barrister and Quaker preacher. The son of John Hodgkin, he was born ... John Hodgkin became a pupil of George Harrison, a Quaker conveyancer, of the school of Richard Preston and Peter Bellinger ...
William W. Wales
Anthony where he served as city clerk and postmaster. In 1865 he was re-elected mayor of the city for a second time. Later in ... Wales was the first Quaker to settle in Minnesota Territory. Wales held a number of odd jobs as a wallpaper hanger, bookseller ... "Quakers in Minnesota" (PDF). Minnesota Historical Society. Williams, John Fletcher (1881). History of Hennepin County and the ...
Between 1825 and 1962 it had several different owners, including Joseph Smith (the first town clerk) who greatly restored it. ... a Quaker ironmaster, bought it in 1707 and moved in the following year. During the late 18th and early 19th centuries it was a ...
As a dedicated Quaker and clerk of York monthly meeting from 1825, he travelled in the ministry from that year. His commitment ... attended Quaker meetings, temperance meetings and non-Quaker meetings, and set up a multi-racial school for the poor in Cape ... He was involved in Quaker schools at Bootham and Ackworth and gave financial as well as spiritual help for a reading room at a ... His mother was Mary Dearman of Thorne, Yorkshire, also a devout Quaker. His father died when he was a child and his mother ...
In the same year, the Lynn Quakers expelled his father from the group, for reportedly accusing other Quakers of misusing funds ... He ultimately worked as an ordnance clerk at the end of the war. He described his decision to serve as one of the most ... His parents became Quakers after his father converted from Catholicism. They forbade him from fighting with other children, ... He later wrote that his teachers "lacked the competence to teach me on conditions I was willing to tolerate". As a Quaker, he ...
John Turner (Massachusetts politician)
Pembroke elected town clerk John Turner Esq., Dr. Jeremiah Hall (a friend of John Adams), Capt. Seth Hatch, Abel Stetson, and ... Quaker Samuel Goold to the committee. John Turner Esq. authored the official response, and recorded them in the Pembroke town ... In his role as town clerk for the town of Pembroke, Massachusetts, he is known as the author of the "Pembroke Resolves" . He is ...
From a Quaker family, she came to Victoria in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company, working as a clerk. He was serving as a ... trading clerk on the Labouchere when he was taken captive by natives in Alaska in August 1862. He was stationed at Port Simpson ...
... (born c. 1934) is a Burundian midwife and Quaker. She was married to the teacher and activist Abel Binyoni. ... In 1968 she became presiding clerk of the Women of the Friends Church, the women's meeting of Burundi Yearly Meeting. D. ... In 1960 she married the Quaker teacher and activist Abel Binyoni, continuing to work as a midwife. ... Quakers). Scarecrow Press. pp. 250-. ISBN 978-0-8108-6857-1. v t e. ...
The facilitator ("clerk" or "convenor" in the Quaker model) identifies areas of agreement and names disagreements to push ... "A Comparison of Quaker-based Consensus and Robert's Rules of Order". Quaker Foundations of Leadership, 1999. Archived from the ... Program in Quaker Foundations of Leadership. Archived from the original on 28 August 2008. "Our Distinctive Approach". Quaker ... Quaker-based consensus is said to be effective because it puts in place a simple, time-tested structure that moves a group ...
Among the medical students he taught was Arthur Conan Doyle, whom Bell selected as his clerk, or assistant. Doyle, gave up ... Quaker Meeting House. *Hill Street Theatre. *Symposium Hall. *Bedlam Theatre. *Surgeons' Hall ...
Quaker field matron Elizabeth Test reported in August 1894, that most Kickapoo did not understand that the agreement meant they ... E. C. Boudinot acted as clerk, and Captain H. Benge acted as interpreter. By December 26, 1890, the negotiations once again ...
The Queens County Courthouse was built in 1938 and houses the borough's Supreme Court, Surrogate Court and County Clerk. ... The signers protested the Dutch colonial authorities' persecution of Quakers in what is today the borough of Queens. ...
Lockport (city), New York
Niagara County Courthouse and County Clerk's Office, Thomas Oliver House, Pound-Hitchins House, Stickney House, Union Station, ... many of whom were Quakers. ...
... the Quakers, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There is also at least one congregation ... https://www.tampagov.net/sites/default/files/city-clerk/files/izmir_turkey.pdf ...
History of the United Kingdom during the First World War
FitzRoy, Almeric William, Clerk of the Privy Council (14 August 1914). "Part 1: General Regulations" (PDF). The London Gazette ... with Quakers playing a large role. 4,500 objectors were sent to work on farms to undertake "work of national ... FitzRoy, Almeric William, Clerk of the Privy Council (14 August 1914). "Part 2: Regulations specially designed to prevent ... FitzRoy, Almeric William, Clerk of the Privy Council (14 August 1914). "Part 2: Regulations specially designed to prevent ...
Orchard Park (town), New York
U.S. Route 219 passes through the west part of the town and forms junctions with U.S. Route 20A (Quaker Street) and NY 179 ( ... Elected at large positions are Supervisor, Council Member, Clerk, Highway Superintendent and Town Justice. Other appointed ... The following year, a migration of Quaker settlers began. The town was separated from the town of Hamburg in 1850 and was first ... It was organized as the Quaker Arts Festival in the 1960s by Orchard Parkers John Coleman of The Suburban Press and Chet ...
His father was a police clerk.). *^ "(François) Auguste (René) Rodin." International Dictionary of Art and Artists. St. James ... However, the works he gave Hallowell to sell found no takers, but she soon brought the controversial Quaker-born financier ... who was a police department clerk. He was largely self-educated, and began to draw at age 10. Between ages 14 and 17, he ...
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
However, at this point the great majority of manual workers, clerks, and farmers did not have enough property to qualify to ... John Bright built on his middle-class Quaker heritage and his collaboration with Richard Cobden to promote all varieties of ... as well as Quakers, Unitarians and smaller groups. They were all outside the established Church of England (except in ...
Thomas Young (scientist)
Young belonged to a Quaker family of Milverton, Somerset, where he was born in 1773, the eldest of ten children. At the ... James Clerk Maxwell, and Albert Einstein. Young is credited with establishing the wave theory of light, in contrast to the ... their clerk wrote to Young saying "Though science is much respected by their Lordships and your paper is much esteemed, it is ... "his Quaker upbringing had strongly influenced his religious practices." Authority sources have described Young in terms of ...
Vineland, New Jersey
County Clerk: Celeste M. Riley, Cumberland County Clerk's Office. Accessed June 7, 2018. ... Jeremiah Hacker (1801-1895), Quaker reformer and journalist.. *Lee Hull (born 1965), football coach and former player who ... Municipal Clerk, City of Vineland. Accessed November 2, 2019. *^ a b 2012 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers ... Clarence M. York (1867-1906), attorney who served as a law clerk to the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.[212 ...
Conscription in the United States
Conscientious objector (CO) exemptions were allowed for the Amish, Mennonites, Quakers, and Church of the Brethren only. All ... This was attributed to a clerk at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation who failed to select a century during a ... Most belonged to historically pacifist denominations, especially Quakers, Mennonites, and Moravian Brethren, as well as a few ...
Boulder County Clerk and Recorder records show that the City of Lafayette bought "Henry Waneka Reservoir" from J.B. Telleen in ... Lafayette has a variety of events each year, including an oatmeal festival in cooperation with the Quaker Oats Company, a peach ... Boulder County Clerk records show that Mary Miller bought the reservoir in 1904 from William, Frank and Guy Harmon, but the ...
The clerk forgot to wake the electoral board, the electoral board could not arouse itself long enough to have the ballots ... Discovering only empty works and Quaker gun in the abandoned fortifications on May 3, McClellan sent his cavalry racing after ...
Quakers and Baptists-groups opposed to the privileges of the established church-favoured its ideas of God acting through such ... mathematician and theoretical physicist James Clerk Maxwell, mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal, geneticist monk ...
Carlisle Indian Industrial School
... where he worked as a clerk in a wholesale firm. After a brief job doing rodeo performances with Miller Brothers 101 Ranch ... Many students worked in the homes and farms of Quaker families in eastern Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Some were ...
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury
some letters to Benjamin Furly, his sons, and his clerk Harry Wilkinson, included, in a volume entitled Original Letters of ... the English Quaker merchant, at whose house Locke had resided during his stay at Rotterdam, and probably Limborch and the rest ...
The facilitator ("clerk" or "convenor" in the Quaker model) identifies areas of agreement and names disagreements to push ... Quaker-based model. Quaker-based consensus is said to be effective because it puts in place a simple, time-tested ... "A Comparison of Quaker-based Consensus and Robert's Rules of Order". Quaker Foundations of Leadership, 1999. Archived from the ... The Quaker model is intended to allow hearing individual voices while providing a mechanism for dealing with disagreements.[ ...
the clerk of works was T.M. Rickman Northern universities. Waterhouse was to design three northern English ... In 1860 Waterhouse married Elizabeth Hodgkin (1834-1918), who was also a Quaker, daughter of John Hodgkin and sister of the ... The clerk of works were John Shaw, G.O. Roberts and Henry Littler. This building was Waterhouse's first exercise in High ... The clerk of works for the building was Thomas Warburton. Since 1985 the Club has only used the Upper Ground Floor the ...
Cranford, New Jersey
a b Township Clerk, Township of Cranford. Accessed March 26, 2020. *^ a b 2012 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, ... comes out with the statement that he has not sworn allegiance to the Quaker town." ... Union County Elected Officials, Union County, New Jersey Clerk. Accessed March 11, 2020. ... Silverman was denied his vanity plate after it was deemed offensive by a Motor Vehicle Commission clerk, only to have the ...
In April 1922, Kenyatta began a job working as a stores clerk and meter reader for Cook, who had been appointed water ... he enrolled in the Woodbrooke Quaker College in Birmingham, where he remained until the spring of 1932, attaining a certificate ... He had sufficient funds that he could lend money to European clerks in the offices, and could enjoy the lifestyle offered ... possibly as an administrative clerk or a ranching hand. After the British Army conquered German East Africa, Kenyatta ...
M. Kennedy (Town Clerk) and Robert J. Williams, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Electoral Ward Review Policy: Final Report, May ... Early settlers of this period included Quakers and Mennonites-two pacifist groups from the nearby American states of ... recalling the pacifist Quaker and Mennonite settlers who founded many of the town's communities, including Stouffville. The ...
A Quaker group meets in the town. The Roman Catholic community is served by St Margaret's Roman Catholic Church. There is also ... John Clerk of Pennycuik (1611-1674), Scottish merchant who maintained a comprehensive archive of family papers, now held by the ...
Other religious groups made their way at the beginning of the 20th century including the Quakers, who in 1914 began work in the ... A municipal secretary, also appointed by the mayor, serves as the city clerk in charge of keeping record of all official ...
Signed 'A Quaker in politics,' the Maxims were printed over two days in the Aurora General Advertiser, 26 & 27 February 1798, ... between two electrified points would later interest Michael Faraday and James Clerk Maxwell as they investigated ...
Naugatuck has both a town clerk and a borough clerk managing official records, the same as Connecticut cities having two clerks ... a town clerk and a city clerk. As with most other Connecticut towns and cities, Naugatuck elect its officials in November of ...
... was born to a Quaker family in Pentonville, St. James Parish, Middlesex, the son of John Hodgkin. He received ... Hodgkin found a position at Guy's, first as a volunteer clerk in 1825, and then in 1826 as the curator of the museum there, ... Hodgkin like many other Quakers was concerned both with the abolition of slavery and the reduction of the impact of western ... and he found himself isolated from natural allies who were Quakers or physicians. There were personal attacks on Hodgkin from ...
Moses Fleetwood Walker
Its population included a large Quaker community and a unique collective of former Virginian slaves. Walker's parents, ... During the offseason, Walker took a position as a mail clerk, but returned to baseball in 1885, playing in the Western League ... likely a beneficiary of Quaker patronage, and married O' Harra, who was a native to the state, on June 11, 1843. When Walker ...
"Pardshaw - Quaker Meeting House". Retrieved 18 January 2015.. *^ Davis, Peter. "Robinson, Elihu". Oxford Dictionary of National ... James Clerk Maxwell (maxwell). *Hans Christian Ørsted (oersted). *Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille (poise) ... John Dalton was born into a Quaker family from Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth, in Cumberland, England. His father was a ... Quaker schools have named buildings after Dalton: for example, a schoolhouse in the primary sector of Ackworth School, is ...
Clerk (Quaker) - Wikipedia
... co-clerk, recording clerk, presiding clerk, assistant clerk, reading clerk, epistle clerk, or correspondence clerk. Some ... ISBN 0-85245-256-X. Sharman, Cecil W (1983). Servant of the Meeting: Quaker business meetings and their Clerks. London: Quaker ... In some Quaker groups, there may be more than one person performing clerking roles, for example the role of facilitating the ... Description of clerks role in Britain Yearly Meetings Quaker Faith and Practice, Chapter 3, §12. ...
Nontheist Quakers - Wikipedia
... recording clerk for this report). "NontheistFriends.org". www.nontheistfriends.org. Cresson, Os (September 16, 2010). "Roots ... as part of the Quaker tradition of seeking truth. Non-theism among Quakers probably dates to the 1930s, when some Quakers in ... Nontheist Quakers (also known as nontheist Friends or NtFs) are those who engage in Quaker practices and processes, but who do ... Quakers in the unprogrammed or "silent worship" tradition of Quaker practice have in the 20th century begun to examine the ...
The Baptist Union of Great Britain : Statement on closure of 'Dubs' scheme for refugee children
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Quaker (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 31 Lee and Meade have their armies daily drawn up in battle ... Browsing named entities in a specific section of J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary. Search the whole document. ... Mendenhall, New Garden, N. C., Quaker, complains of the treatment two of his young Friends are receiving at Kiniston from the ...
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Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business January 27, 2014-Minutes | Quaker Cloud
The Clerk presented additions to her document Clerks Musings. A Friend announced that this coming Saturday, February 1, ... 1. Clerks Announcements. The Clerk welcomed members and attenders of the Quarter and West Philadelphia Worship Group and ... The Clerk asked whether the Quarter approved moving the account from PNC to Valley Green Bank. Friends approved this action, as ... The Clerk asked whether the Quarter felt called to move its funds out of PNC Bank. A Friend reported that Chestnut Hill Meeting ...
Music Photographer Guy Webster Passes | Music Connection Magazine
"Ill go in and be whatever you want in the office." I had attended Whittier College, a Quaker school. "You want to be a clerk ... A: Im a Quaker, but I was a conscientious objector and went into the army for six months at Fort Ord in 1961. And they didnt ... We call ourselves the 25th Century Quakers. We come out and play the blues and go off stage staying in masks and people think ...
Churches say don't drop the Dubs amendment | Quakers in Britain
Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, said: "The ability to ask for sanctuary is a human right, and the ... Quakers in Britain. 020 7663 1048. 07958 009703. @mediaquaker. [email protected]quaker.org.uk ... Paul Parker, Quakers in Britain. [QUOTE-END]. The Revd Dr Roger Walton, President of the Methodist Conference, commented: "It ... Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ Telephone ...
The Nuttall Encyclopædia/G - Wikisource, the free online library
Gurney, Joseph John, a Quaker philanthropist and writer, born at Earlham Hall, near Norwich; in 1818 he became a Quaker ... Guppy, the name of a pert, conceited lawyers clerk who figures in Dickenss "Bleak House." ... Green, Nathanael, a celebrated American general, born at Warwick, Rhode Island; though the son of a Quaker, he promptly took up ... and from 1821 to 1860 was Clerk of the Council in Ordinary; it was during his tenure of this office that he enjoyed exceptional ...
Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant - Wikipedia
... lower tiered female clerks were exempted. The law increased womens clerk salaries from 4% to 20% during the 1870s; however ... Grants "Quaker" or church appointments partially made up the lack of food staples and housing from the government. ... Massive fraud was also found in the Patent Office with corrupt clerks who embezzled from the government payroll. Under ... Profiteering prevailed in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, controlled by corrupt clerks and bogus agents. This proved to be the ...
Churches support Quakers' rejected appointee over marriage | Quakers in Britain
... a Quaker who is prevented from being the Fourth President of Churches Together in England (CTE). ... Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, said, "This is a deeply sad decision. As Quakers, we are called to answer that of God ... Quaker Rowena Loverance served as a CTE President from 1998 to 2001. This time, Hannah Brock Womack was nominated by Quakers in ... this is not the same Paul Parker who is Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain.] ...
A Visit to Israel by a Quaker Jew Born in Palestine - Friends Journal
Stanley Zarowin recently served as assistant clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. This summer he moved from New York City to ... Shouldnt teachers do something to promote Quaker values? The school official reluctantly conceded that Quaker testimonies were ... I now had to face a decision: do I reveal to my Muslim host that I was not only a Quaker, but also an ethnic Jew? I had ... To Quakers: Look into your hearts and ask whether you need to reach out to both Palestinians and Israelis in the search for ...
Consensus decision-making - Wikipedia
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- Within the Religious Society of Friends, a clerk is someone responsible for various administrative functions within a meeting for worship for church affairs or meeting for worship with attention to business. (wikipedia.org)
- Anyone is most welcome to visit or attend meeting for worship without becoming a Friend (Quaker). (blogspot.com)
- As co-clerk of Quaker Disability Equality Group (QDEG) I am very aware of the difficulties that a Sunday morning silent meeting for worship can pose for Friends with varying disabilities. (quakerdisabilitygroup.org.uk)
- It is true that members of the Peace & Social Concerns Committee unequivocably oppose it, but Meeting Clerk Andy Cross cautions, "The question of the propane terminal has not come before the Meeting for Worship for Business. (masonloika.com)
- He is clerk of Quaker Earthcare Witness. (population-matters.org)
- In this case different names may be given to the different clerks - e.g. co-clerk, recording clerk, presiding clerk, assistant clerk, reading clerk, epistle clerk, or correspondence clerk. (wikipedia.org)
- Unforeseen Joy" Serving a Friends Meeting as Recording Clerk. (wikipedia.org)
- Morgan was therefore 'recording clerk' for this report). (wikipedia.org)
- Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, said: "The ability to ask for sanctuary is a human right, and the willingness to provide it is an act of basic humanity. (quaker.org.uk)
- Note, this is not the same Paul Parker who is Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain. (quaker.org.uk)
- When CTE rejected Hannah Brock Womack, Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, said, "This is a deeply sad decision. (quaker.org.uk)
- The second is Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain. (quaker.org.uk)
- Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, is among 350 influential figures calling for the UK to 'Build Back Better' from the COVID-19 crisis, to be a stronger, fairer, greener country. (quaker.org.uk)
- There are currently three main nontheist Quakers' web sites, including the Nontheist Friends' Official Website, Nontheist Friends Network Website (a listed informal group of Britain Yearly Meeting), and the Nontheist Friends' wiki subject/school at World University and School, which was founded by Scott MacLeod. (wikipedia.org)
- Unless otherwise noted the Quaker.ca website by Canadian Yearly Meeting is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International Licence. (quaker.ca)
- New York Yearly Meeting is the gathering of Quaker meetings (congregations) in New York State, northern New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut. (nyym.org)
- General questions can be brought to the Yearly Meeting Clerk, Heather Cook. (nyym.org)
- Earlier this year Quakers in Scotland, and Britain Yearly Meeting sent in a joint submission (PDF) to the Equalities Committee of The Scottish Parliament on prisoner voting. (quaker.org.uk)
- Niyonu Spann: I forget who the clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was at that time, we were talking about South Africa and divestment and it was the real wrangling and trying to listen to guidance, some of it was heady. (afsc.org)
- At the request of Ann Arbor Friends Meeting, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings around the nation, Friends Fiduciary Corporation, the Quaker investment management company with assets of $400 million, has agreed to exclude companies from its investments that contribute to any and all internationally recognized conflict zones and occupations - including, of course, Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands. (blogspot.co.uk)
- Within some branches of the Religious Society of Friends, the clerk may also create an agenda and may facilitate the meeting. (wikipedia.org)
- Nontheist Friends tend to share the Religious Society of Friends (RSOF) historic Quaker peace testimony and support for war resistance and conscientious objection. (wikipedia.org)
- Founded in England by George Fox around 1648 and originally known as the Religious Society of Friends, the Quakers - the name was probably was first used derisively to refer to members who quaked in ecstatic transport - believe that God can be understood by individuals without clergy or formal churches. (myss.com)
- Our official name is "The Religious Society of Friends", but the outside world is more likely to know us simply as Quakers . (lancasterpaquakers.org)
- Germantown Monthly Meeting (GMM) of the Religious Society of Friends is a large, urban Quaker meeting, diverse in many ways, and we welcome visitors throughout the year. (gfsnet.org)
- In a joint statement and a letter to the Home Secretary, leaders of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, Quakers in Britain, the United Reformed Church and the Methodist Church have urged the Government to reconsider and adopt a policy that prioritises the well-being of children. (quaker.org.uk)
- This time, Hannah Brock Womack was nominated by Quakers in Britain, to represent members of the Fourth Presidency Group which includes The Lutheran Council of Great Britain, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England, German-Speaking Lutheran, Reformed and United Congregations in Great Britain, Church of Scotland (Presbytery of England) and Quakers in Britain. (quaker.org.uk)
- Quakers in Britain have signed statements urging the conference to take urgent action. (ekklesia.co.uk)
- The non-prison population has an automatic right to vote in their own country and Quakers in Britain would encourage as many people as possible to do so. (quaker.org.uk)
- Quakers are discussing what 'better' looks like: the Quaker Peace & Social Witness workshop 'Build Back Better: it's time for a new economy' was attended by more than 170 people, with participants sharing their thoughts on issues from basic income to community wealth building and the Green New Deal . (quaker.org.uk)
- Quakers in the unprogrammed or "silent worship" tradition of Quaker practice have in the 20th century begun to examine the significance of nontheistic beliefs in the Society of Friends, as part of the Quaker tradition of seeking truth. (wikipedia.org)
- We are continue to grow in attenders, vitality, and deepening our Quaker practice. (bym-rsf.org)
- Quakers practice silent prayer as our primary form of worship and way of listening to God. (gfsnet.org)
- The clerk is responsible for recording the discernment which is arrived at during such a meeting, in a minute, and is responsible for sending and receiving correspondence on behalf of the meeting. (wikipedia.org)
- As a community making decisions together, Quakers seek the "Sense of the Meeting," through a process of communal discernment. (quaker.org)
- The goal of all Quaker yearly meetings is to support, nurture, and protect the discernment of each meeting. (quaker.org)
- I write to you today to lift up the many ways Spirit/God is moving Quakers into conversations, discernment and action on issues of Power, Privilege, and Racial Justice. (fmcquaker.org)
- This was John Johns, the fourth bishop of Virginia, whose house was just east of Clarens on Quaker Lane. (nytimes.com)
- In 1681, Quaker William Penn was granted an expanse of land along the Delaware River by the King Charles II (in payment of a debt owed to Penn's father). (lancasterpaquakers.org)
- Locke helped Quaker William Penn restore his good name when he was a political fugitive, as Penn had arranged a pardon for Locke when he had been a political fugitive. (fee.org)
- I was in a quagmire: displeased and disappointed with the Palestinians, the Jews, and the Quakers-three groups that, in part, define my identity. (friendsjournal.org)
- He directed Nevil to look home, and cast an eye on the cotton-spinners, with the remark that they were binding us hand and foot to sell us to the biggest buyer, and were not Englishmen but 'Germans and Jews, and quakers and hybrids, diligent clerks and speculators, and commercial travellers, who have raised a fortune from foisting drugged goods on an idiot population. (readcentral.com)
- We hear in [your] concern a worry that economic action that speaks to the government of Israel about its mistreatment of the Palestinians is directed against Jews as a persecuted people, which Quakers should not tolerate. (blogspot.co.uk)
- She reminded Friends that she is serving on their board, ex officio, and is serving on the school's Quaker Life Committee. (fgcquaker.org)
- Answering a need to educate ourselves on what it means to be a Quaker, ASE committee engaged our community in a series of six sessions called Living the Quaker Life. (bym-rsf.org)
- We are aided in this work by connections between members and committees, and the wider Quaker fellowship including BYM's committees on Unity with Nature and the Working Group on Racism, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Friends General Conference, Monteverde Friends Meeting, and Quaker House. (bym-rsf.org)
- Friends World Committee for Consultation will represent Quakers at the conference, along with Quaker United Nations Office Geneva. (ekklesia.co.uk)
- Not that this was definitive proof: did the War Department clerk who compiled the index in the early 20th century have documentation to confirm the hospital location? (nytimes.com)
- Key decision-making meetings of the United Reformed Church and the Methodist Church have both supported Hannah Brock Womack, a Quaker who is prevented from being the Fourth President of Churches Together in England (CTE). (quaker.org.uk)
- In Quaker meetings, there are often committees and temporary working groups that perform duties and oversee activities of the meeting. (wikipedia.org)
- Most committees will have their own clerk or convenor who will convene meetings and record minutes. (wikipedia.org)
- Servant of the Meeting: Quaker business meetings and their Clerks. (wikipedia.org)
- Margaret Wood reported she sent a fundraising letter to all Monthly Meetings, reps, Clerks and others in October. (fgcquaker.org)
- Documents on hand or online leave no doubt: his father's purchase of land there in 1754, his will of 1770 leaving the property to his son John, records of the Quaker meetings listing children, removals and those disunited, and the tax rate tables are among the many records. (spicerweb.org)
- This is the second in AFSC's Acting in Faith series of interviews with Quaker Activists. (afsc.org)
- In the 19th century, Quaker activists such as Lucretia Mott led the Free Produce movement to undermine the market for goods produced by enslaved people and to promote the buying and selling of goods produced by free labor. (blogspot.co.uk)
- The person sat down, and the clerk (facilitator) announced, " Friends, we will now adjourn for lunch . (wordpress.com)
- If, on the other hand, the one who is withholding support is known for persistently objecting, then the Clerk [facilitator] may call for a period of silent worship and, if so led, announce that the weight of the Meeting seems decidedly to favor the action, and the proposal is approved. (wordpress.com)
- As if that were not enough, as a convinced Quaker, I've long been dismayed that Friends, despite our Peace Testimony, have never undertaken a serious peacemaking role in the Middle East and have shown a bias in favor of the Palestinians. (friendsjournal.org)
- For FUM, the goals were to provide support for its Quaker school in Israeli-occupied Ramallah and to show us evidence of the suffering Palestinians experience under Israel's military rule. (friendsjournal.org)
- While those efforts are laudatory, regrettably few of their programs have been designed to bring Palestinians and Israelis together in peace-an omission that I believe contradicts our Peace Testimony and has vexed me as a Quaker and as a Jew. (friendsjournal.org)
- Because Squibb was a Quaker, and therefore a pacifist, whether or not to join his friends was not an easy decision to make. (browsebiography.com)
- Such an act fell under the official definition of treason, but the Quakers have long been a determined, pacifist people, and energy was building in support. (wordpress.com)
- Nontheist Quakers (also known as nontheist Friends or NtFs) are those who engage in Quaker practices and processes, but who do not necessarily believe in a theistic God or Supreme Being, the divine, the soul or the supernatural. (wikipedia.org)
- Recent Quaker Writings on how we are being called to this work of addressing systems of oppression and racial injustice within our own Quaker practices. (fmcquaker.org)
- The document, known as the Flushing Remonstrance, was signed by the town clerk, sheriff, and several town magistrates, none of whom was a Quaker but who nonetheless supported the right of Quakers and others to worship as they chose. (myss.com)
- Begmund having unmayor, twelve jurats, and twenty-four common- justly seized some lands of a monastery, wher council-men, a recorder, town-clerk, and cham- the ealdorman came to Ely, the offenders wer berlain. (google.de)
- A 19-year-old accused of confronting a Quaker Hill store clerk with a knife in April will make his first appearance next week in the New London court where major crimes are tried. (theday.com)
- The store clerk said a man wearing a black mask and wielding a knife approached her and made grunting noises as she worked in the store. (theday.com)
- He served from 1906 to 1908 in the U.S. Navy (as a yeoman on President Teddy Roosevelt's official yacht) and then spent about the next four years working at about thirty different jobs (in six states), including cigar store clerk, while he sold poems, stories, and articles to various magazines. (paperbackswap.com)
- Yes, Virginia, there are real Quakers in Portland. (masonloika.com)
- Paul Parker said: "Concern for equality and protecting the living world is at the heart of what Quakers believe, and underpins all our work. (quaker.org.uk)
- Hill quickly found work as a clerk on the St. Paul levee, clerking for J. W. Bass & Company, agents for Dubuque & St. Paul Packet Company's river steamship company. (historylink.org)
- Upon graduation the college employed him as a clerk of clinics, assistant demonstrator of anatomy, and curator of the medical museum. (browsebiography.com)
- The book Godless for God's Sake: Nontheism in Contemporary Quakerism offers recent, critical contributions by Quakers. (wikipedia.org)
- The Quakers are often thought of as the most seasoned practitioners of consensus. (wordpress.com)
- However, if either party (or both) is a member of the armed forces, he or she shall forward an affidavit of marriage intentions, prepared by the armed services legal representative, to the clerk if he or she can not appear in person. (usmarriagelaws.com)
- Because of my experience, a Quaker group asked me to facilitate antiviolence training workshops for Palestinian schoolteachers. (friendsjournal.org)
- It looks like it always did, which is the way it's supposed to look," said Wendy Burns, the incoming co-clerk of the Flushing group. (blogspot.com)
- The standard used by Quaker elder Caroline Estes is that one can only block when the outcome for the group would be otherwise catastrophic. (wordpress.com)
- As Quakers, we believe that seeing God's light in all people means that the feelings of the privileged group should not outweigh the rights of the oppressed. (blogspot.co.uk)
- With the recent Quaker submission to the Scottish Parliament on prisoner voting, Teresa Parker and Mairi Campbell-Jack explore some of the questions around prisoner voting rights. (quaker.org.uk)
- James Backhouse of Yealand Conyers died a prisoner and Quaker martyr in Lancaster Castle in 1697. (blogspot.de)
- Unfortunately, neighborhoods change, and while local Protestant and Catholic churches have made great efforts to attract new immigrants, why is the Quaker Meeting House still low on members? (blogspot.com)
- In these videos you will hear from actual Quakers their own thoughts and perspectives on worship. (gfsnet.org)
- Based upon the idea that Quakers will bring in new members through attraction rather than promotion, do we invite community groups to share in our space, or do we fret about those 18th-century chairs we don't want anyone to break? (nyym.org)
- the Flushing Quakers HAVE attracted some new immigrant members. (blogspot.com)
- In mid-January of this year, I helped facilitate a second-level Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) workshop in La Paz, Bolivia, under the auspices of the Bolivia Quaker Education Fund. (nyym.org)
- White Privilege Conference (WPC) March 20-23 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa: A large contingent of Quakers attend every year. (fmcquaker.org)
- A few white men were at the Falls in the seventeenth century, before the settlement of 1679, or passed through them in voyages on the river, but no permanent settlement was made until the coming of Mahlon Stacy and the other Friends, or Quakers, in the year mentioned. (trentonhistory.org)
- Quaker decision-making is grounded in the belief that when several people come together to labor in the Spirit they can discern a truth that exceeds the reach of any one individual. (quaker.org)
- Right Honorable, You have been pleased to send up unto us a certain prohibition or command that we should not receive or entertain any of those people called Quakers because they are supposed to be by some, seducers of the people. (myss.com)
- As "peculiar" people we Quakers are often seen as "thinking outside the box. (nyym.org)
- This course attracted me because it offered opportunities to experience a variety of ways of worshipping within the Quaker tradition, and with specific emphasis on including people of all ages and abilities. (quakerdisabilitygroup.org.uk)
- When my would-be hosts learned that, despite the fact that I have been a Quaker for several decades, I was an ethnic Jew, the invitation was withdrawn because it was believed the Arabs would find it hard, if not impossible, to work with a Jew-even a Quaker Jew. (friendsjournal.org)
- As a young man, he started work in London as an insurance clerk. (keswick.org)
- I think that the Quakers are holding a celebration on the completion of the work on the old meetinghouse next Sunday. (blogspot.com)
- When I was a student in a Quaker high school, I resolved to work for peace. (population-matters.org)
- As the eldest surviving son, James was compelled to leave school and find work clerking in various small stores in order to support his mother, sister, and younger brother. (historylink.org)
- As Quakers, we are convinced that the goal of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement is not to punish Israel or the companies that support its actions. (blogspot.co.uk)
- But in time I realized that the rejection was a gift: I could-and must-find a way to return as a Quaker peacemaker. (friendsjournal.org)
- His anger at the temerity of a bunch of middle-class Quaker tradesmen also prompted the Earl to make a deliberate attempt to bankrupt the Backhouse bank, by buying in as many Backhouse notes as he could, with the intention of cashing them simultaneously. (blogspot.de)
- Non-theism among Quakers probably dates to the 1930s, when some Quakers in California branched off to form the Humanist Society of Friends (today part of the American Humanist Association), and when Henry Cadbury professed agnosticism in a 1936 lecture to Harvard Divinity School students. (wikipedia.org)
- CYM 2014 Quaker Study Series on Simplicity and Sunderland P. Gardner Lecture now Available! (quaker.ca)
- In my previous post, I gave the impression that Multnomah Friends (Quakers) opposes the zoning change. (masonloika.com)
- Quakers nominated Hannah, a social justice and peace activist, to the role with CTE. (quaker.org.uk)
- Quakers assert this because of their concerns for equality and peace. (quaker.org.uk)
- He was the eldest son of Agnes Keene, daughter of a small-town tanner, and John Locke, an impecunious Puritan lawyer who served as a clerk for justices of the peace. (fee.org)
- And what it treat it was to have a chance to experience a small New England town seen through the eyes of a Quaker midwife, as told by another Quaker in the same town over one hundred years later. (jungleredwriters.com)
- The Quaker commitment to 'living lives that outwardly attest the inner experience of an unmediated communion with the Divine' is visible in the probity, sobriety, commitment and order of their existence. (blogspot.de)
- A prepared sequence of hymns, prayers and readings was familiar from my childhood attendance at a Baptist church, but unlike any 'Quaker' experience I have had before. (quakerdisabilitygroup.org.uk)
- non-primary source needed] In 1976, a Friends General Conference Gathering hosted a well-attended Workshop for Nontheistic Friends (Quakers). (wikipedia.org)
- In 1657, Flushing, New York, a Dutch settlement located on Long Island (in the borough of Queens and the future site of the 1960 World's Fair), refused to follow the orders of the Calvinist director-general of New Netherlands, Peter Stuyvesant, forbidding Quakers from entering the area. (myss.com)
- The Quakers (or Friends) have a long and venerable history as a religious community. (lancasterpaquakers.org)
- Quakers, too, have a long history of supporting economic activism, including boycotts, to advance movements for social justice. (blogspot.co.uk)
- the Commission was read, by the Clerk, as follows, Commission for proroguing the Parliament "Tho Cantlar Hardwicke, C Gratton Haprington Bedford. (connectedhistories.org)
- After education at local schools, he attended the Quaker school at Ackworth from 1883 7, where at 14 years 9 months he was first in the list (i.e. head of the school). (benbeck.co.uk)
- I always engaged in very intense questioning, whether it was in my high school years, hearing the language of "inviting Christ to be my personal savior" or, later, in college "receiving the holy spirit" and speaking in tongues or after I got married and first encountered Quakers, where I felt at home in the sense of having a personal relationship with God. (afsc.org)
- Yet in February, I found myself among 26 Quaker "leaders" on a pastoral visit to Israel and Palestine's violence-torn West Bank organized by Friends United Meeting (FUM). (friendsjournal.org)
- To be effective, Quaker process requires that everyone come ready to participate fully by sharing their experiences and knowledge, by listening respectfully to the experiences and knowledge brought by others, and by remaining open to new insights and ideas. (quaker.org)
- which traditional Quakers understand as informing Silent Meeting and Meeting for Business, might be understood and embraced with different metaphors, language and discourse. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1831 he became a clerk in the general store of Henry Lasher in Bath, Addington County, and after a few years a partner in the business with Lasher's son, John. (biographi.ca)
- Current resources include a nontheist Friends' website and there are nontheist Quaker study groups. (wikipedia.org)
- Many books have been written about the origins and history of Quakers, but very briefly: Friends arose in mid-17th century England, in the in the midst of religious and political upheaval and civil war. (lancasterpaquakers.org)
- Eventually, some colonies, primarily those in New England, passed laws requiring local town or county clerks to maintain records of births and deaths. (ancestry.com)
- He and his wife Elisabeth live at Pennswood Village, a Quaker retirement community in Pennsylvania. (friendsjournal.org)
- The first section deals with basic Quaker beliefs and vocabulary, and the second section addresses some practical aspects of our community. (lancasterpaquakers.org)
- Rituals are arranged in a fair grade with 12-14 quakers sharing a welsh and difficult community, instrument and season. (criminal-history-background-check.life)
- If I have written this article in a way that is at all persuasive, and if it does anything I want it to, then it will undercut the very premise of this series from the Clerk by suggesting that transparency is not our basic issue. (haverfordclerk.com)
- For much of that time, Friends Fiduciary's Board was concerned that excluding companies that were complicit in Israel's occupation would be seen as punitive, or that supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was anti-Semitic, or that screening out companies that manufacture weapons or weapons components (as they already did, as Quakers) was enough. (blogspot.co.uk)
- John refused to accompany his family despite the death of his law clerk in September and both of his parents in early October. (carpentershall.org)
- Stout was born in Noblesville, Indiana, but shortly after that his Quaker parents, John Wallace Stout and Lucetta Elizabeth Todhunter Stout, moved their family (nine children in all) to Kansas. (paperbackswap.com)
- London: Quaker Home Service. (wikipedia.org)
- The Snave Fund Grant is a line item of $30,000, which is a grant from the Snave Foundation to the Quarter to pay the coordinator of the Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) project. (fgcquaker.org)
- Howard Cell reported for Quaker Voluntary Service. (fgcquaker.org)