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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

Michigan Friends Michigan Friends
Crossroads Monthly Meeting 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 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 Alice M. Me, Quaker Jane, in my going-to-meeting best.
plain dress Quaker photos today
plain dress Quaker photos today
plain dress Quaker photos today
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Quaker spirituality Spiritual mentor Plain dress
daily george fox quote

Epistle 235
1664

"The Lillies do grow"

FRIENDS, You who now come to suffer by a Land-Flood, keep on the Rock, for there is Safety, though a Storm be in the Sea, and the Flood be great, and the Winds great, and the Way rough and crooked, the Seed Christ can make all plain. And so think not the Winter and Cold Weather, nor the Night long; for the Lillies do grow, and the Gardens do give a good smell; and there is a difference between the Carnal Mind and the Spiritual, and the meetings of Adam in the Fall, and them that be gathered into Christ the ...

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Quaker Jane's
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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(More Recommended Reading
on Amish and Mennonites . . .)