plain dress Quaker photos today

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 64
1654

"Spread your selves abroad"

(To Friends in the Ministry)

ALL Friends, who are moved of the Lord to speak the Word of the Lord, whom the Lord hath made to be his Mouth, speak not your own Words to feed the sensual part of Man, in your own Wills; for there God is not honoured, and Wisdom is not justified. But ye that are moved to speak . . . speak the word of the Lord faithfully, neither add to it with your Reason, nor diminish from it with a disobedient Mind, but speaking the Word of the Lord (faithfully) it ...

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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 . . .)