Articles by George Fox

Queens Interfaith Unity Walk!

In 1657, the farmers of Flushing courageously stood up for our freedom of conscience (telling Governor Stuyvesant that the “law of love, peace and liberty in the states extend[s] to Jews, Turks and Egyptians”).  Since then, religious freedom has [...]

Flushing Remonstrance Study Update

Flushing Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends will host the National Park Service as they update the community about the Flushing Remonstrance Special Resource Study. The National Park Service (NPS) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday September 19, [...]

Flushing Night Out to Transform Meetinghouse

Community to Transform National Landmark for Flushing Night Out   New Yorkers Invited to Experience Curated Food, Arts & Crafts, and Live Entertainment at the Premier Outdoor Night Market The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced the third annual Flushing Night Out on [...]

Interfaith Solidarity for Global Refugees

The following Update was written by Liz Di Giorgio as an NGO Representative at the United Nations (Department of Public Information) and Youth Representative Mentor for the International Caucus of the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA). For more WCA UN [...]

Meet the Farmer!

Join us this Sunday, March 19, 2pm, to Meet the Farmer! Neighborhood residents and local farmers will launch the 2017 season of Flushing CSA at the “Meet the Farmer” community forum on Sunday, March 19, 2-4pm, at the Quaker Meetinghouse, located at [...]

Exploring the Mystery of Flushing

We had the opportunity to walk the streets of Flushing with Garnette Cadogan and Professor R. Scott Hanson this summer to explore “God’s Row-Bowne Street,” part of the “Nonstop Metropolis” exhibit at the Queens Museum. Prof. Hanson is the [...]

Flushing Remonstrance Study Project

The National Park Service (NPS) held a public meeting to discuss a Special Resource Study for the Flushing Remonstrance in Queens, New York. The study, authorized by the United States Congress as part of Public Law 113-291, will help decide whether the [...]

Flushing Meeting to Host Community Meal

The Peace & Social Action Committee (PSAC) of Flushing Meeting will be hosting a community meal organized by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 15, 5-7pm.  This potluck event, “Greater Flushing SOUP,” is a new [...]

We’re in the business of

Flushing Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends … We’re in the business of … http://flushingfriends.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/FMM.mp4   simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, stewardship<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via [...]

Students Tour Flushing Meeting

Patrick Symes, our local historian, provided a delightful tour of our meetinghouse to 40 students from Public School 65 in Ozone Park, Queens, on March 14.  These school tours are part of our continuing effort to reach out to our community and raise awareness [...]