Conservative Friend

An Outreach of Stillwater Monthly Meeting of Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends

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William Biehl
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Todd
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Bible based seeker of the light......



Chip Arnold
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72 years old
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Bill Samuel
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I was a Quaker for 4 decades.  Originally joined what was then an Orthodox meeting.  Most of the time in liberal meetings.  Served on FUM Board in early '90s.  Founded QuakerInfo.com.  Was part of an effort that we thought might wind up being a new meeting/church which sort of combined Quakerism and what now would be known as emerging church ideas.


Didn't quite wind up that way.  However, the ministry (Friends in Christ) still exists and has two Bible study groups in the Washington-Baltimore corridor. These draw mainly from Friends.


Was an affiliate member of Rockingham Meeting of Ohio YM for several years.  Was removed when I left the liberal meeting I was in and joined Cedar Ridge Community Church, a place where I have found solid Christian community in a spirit which has a lot in common with the best in Quakerism.


Still interested in fostering Christian renewal among Friends, as well as making connections between Friends and the Emerging Church.



Jenna
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ken
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I live in Portugal with my wife and daughter. I am an affiliate member of Ohio Yearly Meeting, Winina Monthly Meeting.



Linda
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About mid-morning, you will find me at a little cafe having a breakfast and a cup of coffee, reading my Bible and Wm Barclay studying the Gospels, and this is a mighty long sentence.

{Yes, I meant Wm, not Robt. Barclay.]



Teri
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Hello Everyone, 

Any Christian Quaker visiting the Twin Cities, please contact me.  We may have a guest bed available... or floor space.   Ask Stillwater Meeting for my phone number.

I am Teri.  We live in Saint Paul, Minnesota.  I am a Christian Quaker.  My first understanding of Christianity came from the Presbyterians; my family background is Scottish and Scot-Irish though I was born in California from American parents that moved west from the panhandle region and the deep south.  My older brother became a Christian through the Quakers and then I began attending a Friends Church (Rose Drive) while I was a teen.  Later I lived in Barnesville, Ohio and attended the Stillwater Monthly Meeting, a Conservative Friends Meeting.  Several years have passed since I moved to Minnesota for employment and I still miss Stillwater.  I love the conserving of the unprogrammed worship, thus the word conservative means something outside of what many may first think when they see this label in our name.  I am a member of Stillwater though I live a two day drive away.  Currently I am attending a very small Mennonite church usa that is seeking to have more intentional community throughout the week.

 

As a young adult, I left the country for Bible training in Canada before working and living in Iran and Afghanistan and then Europe.  I worked with a Christian mission.  When I returned to the USA I went back to university and eventually became a social worker / MSW.  I worked for several years with the poor and mentally ill.  Today I am raising my granddaughter and working just part time as a manager of two apartment buildings.  This gives me the wonderful opportunity to write.  It is a goal of mine to have a novelistic memoir completed and ready to publish one way or another... most likely self-publishing.  I am writing it mainly for my grandchild.

 

Here in Minnesota there are no Christ-Centered Friends Meetings.  I depend on the internet and the postings of others to feel connected to Christian Quakers / Friends.  If anyone is planning a journey to the frozen north, let me know and I may be able to meet up with you for fellowship. We may be able to provide meals and a place to sleep.

 

Sincerely, Teri



Lee
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Chris
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22 years old

elaine caldwell emmi
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68 years old
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I became a convinced friend in 1973 and have lived and traveled around the world visiting all flavors of Friends.  I have picked apples in Barnesville in the 70's but ended in Salt Lake City.  I've just finished a term as Clerk of the Salt Lake Monthly Meeting and enjoy working with Friends Committee on National Legislation as well as Quaker Earthcare Witness.  I'm also involved in interfaith work as I love to dialog.  Peace on earth, peace with earth!



JORichards
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53 years old
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 I am first and foremost a husband, and a Christian Quaker, a student of psychology and sociology, suffering from some chronic pain, but very grateful for my life and the Light of the Inward Christ.  I live in the eastern most part of Pennsylvania, on the Deleware river, just outside of Philadelphia in Bucks County.  I am a 45 year old student attending a University with plans on becoming a licensed professional counsellor, hopefully in a faith based facility. 



George
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73 years old
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For some time now I have followed the conversation on the Conservative Friend list server and have always been delighted in its Christ centered testimony.  I look forward to continuing in following the dialogue and when time permits I might make a comment or two.

 

Although I am not a Quaker - I do have much sympathy for the Conservative Friend Quaker group due to its clear testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ as the only hope we have for all eternity.  I myself have been a Christian believer for many years and come from a Protestant upbringing as a youth.  Today I consider myself a Christain with no particular denominational affiliation.  It is in him (Jesus Christ) that I have put my hope.  Church denominations have taken a back seat in my agenda.

 

I believe in church community as the gathering of God's children at the feet  of him who is the headstone and inspiration of all Christian association - namely Jesus Christ.  I believe that it is only by his direction that we can hope for success in bringing fruit and glory to his name - of which is our only real purpose in this life as designed by our Creator himself.  I believe that if we give ear to the Holy Spirit (the Light as many of you say) within us and follow His direction we can participate in a joy and peace that passes all understanding - continually.

 

I pray that this forum will add to the glory of the name of Jesus Christ and that God will bless it's activity richly.

 

In Christ,
George

 

 

 



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Tom Smith
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74 years old
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We fairly recently moved from Walton Retirement Home to an independent living apartment in Little Canada, MN, near our daughter Emily, her husband and 2 children. We are members of Granville MM in Lake Erie YM. In reverse order we have been members of Multnomah MM in North Pacific YM, Adelphi MM in Baltimore YM. Poughkeepsie MM in NYYM. We are recently retired Friends Educators.



ShaneM
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I have been a Conservative Friend for about 12 years. My family and I are part of Rockingham Monthly Meeting of OYM.

A little more can be found out about my family and I on this web site.

www.shanemoad.com



Rex Sprouse
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I am a member of Bloomington Friends Meeting, Bloomington, IN, Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting. I currently serve as Clerk of Whitewater Quarterly Meeting, Co-Clerk of OVYM's Discipline Revision Committee, and as a member of FGC's Central Commitee, Executive Committee, Ministry & Nurture Committee, and Traveling Ministries Committee. I'm also Co-Clerk of the 2010 FGC Annual Gathering Committee. I greatly admire all three Conservative Yearly Meetings and feel that I have spiritually gained very much from fellowship with their members and from their publications.



Thea Pollock
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Friend Tim
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Xavier
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Hi from France! With  a little help from my friends we'll become many others friends in God !

 


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