Religious Society of Friends

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Synonyms for Religious Society of Friends

a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660

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Most groups of Quakers meet for regular worship; for some this is called a meeting for worship and for others it is a Friends Church service.
As the canal was enlarged over the years, family burials were transferred to Fonthill Cemetery or to Friends Church Cemetery in Fonthill.
Other landmarks from his time include the former motorcycle shop where he used to spend many Saturday afternoons learning to deconstruct engines, under the tutelage of Marvin Carter the proprietor, whose window still lives close by, and the Back Creek Friends Church where Jimmy as a child acted in plays denouncing the demon drink, encouraged by his Aunt Ortense, a pillar of the Women's Christian Temperance Union.
Edwards, who set up the Society of Spiritual Friends Church, at Holbrooks Community Centre in 2006, also faces a sexual assault charge alleging that he kissed a 13-year-old girl on the mouth in 2010.
The Friends Church has a large presence in both villages and in a large part are responsible for self-imposed curfews and the lack of mischief that goes on in a lot of villages without the aid of village police.
Eugene Friends Church - Quaker leader David Niyonzima will present a seminar, "Trauma Healing: Lessons from Burundi, Africa," from 8:30 a.
Gareth Edwards, who ran the Society of Spiritual Friends Church, based in Holbrooks, faces four counts of making indecent images of children and one charge of sexual assault.
They include the Society of Friends Church at Hartshill, which was inspired by George Fox, the founder of the Quaker movement who was born in nearby Fenny Drayton in 1624.
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