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Plain-dressing Quakers Today

I think the best place to see plain Friends is among the photos taken at the Conservative Quaker Gatherings. Martin Kelley's photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2009 hosted by Keystone Fellowship Monthly Meeting of Ohio Yearly Meeting in Lancaster, PA. Photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2008 at Stillwater Meeting in Barnesville, OH. Photos from the Gathering of Conservative Friends 2007 hosted by Keystone Fellowship Monthly Meeting of Ohio Yearly Meeting.

See Quaker Ranter Martin Kelley's Flickr collection at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/martin_kelley/tags/plain/

See also Lorcan Otway's Flickr collection

As well as the evolution of my own plain dress style here

I also have a webpage of photographs of early twentieth-century and mid-1800s plain-dressing Friends.

Thea Pollock, in memoriam

Thea Thea Thea

Thea, dear sister in Christ and gentle soul, left this life earlier this year. I and those who have known her will miss her loving presence. Obituary available here.

Examples

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Crossroads Friends Worship Group of Ohio Yearly Meeting.
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Conservative Gathering 2008 Barnesville, Ohio
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Wendy and Emily, plain Friends from MI East Coast Friends Amanda (no longer plain) and Jeff.
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Lorcan and Paula (no longer plain) in front of a meetinghouse in New York.
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Quaker lawyer, folk musician and Plain in the City, Lorcan Otway. Plain dressing Friend and "Quaker Ranter" Martin Kelley with his son.
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British Friend and Public Quaker Alice M. Me, Quaker Jane, in my going-to-meeting best.
Quaker in her bonnet Quaker bonnet side view
Valerie in the Quaker bonnet she made for herself. See See also Valerie Goes Plain Side view.
plain dress Quaker photos today
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daily george fox quote

Epistle 224
1662

"Spread the Truth abroad"

DEAR Friends, whom Death, Bonds, not the outward Creatures can separate from the Love of God in Christ Jesus, Live in Peace and Love one with another, and keep above that straitned Spirit of Strife, which is below, and out of the Power, and Truth and Life of God: Dwell in Dominion, in Love, in Life and in Unity one with another, in the Power of God. . . .

And feed in the Pastures of Life; and none stain your . . . Holiness, where lieth your Beauty. And all that Minister Abroad, walk as Examples to ...

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Recommended Reading


I am not Amish or Mennonite, but some people who come to my website are interested in knowing more about these groups. I can recommend these books as authoritative and relatively inexpensive sources of further information.


An Introduction to Conservative and Old Order Mennonite Groups




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on Amish and Mennonites . . .)