In The Press

History Revisited at Flushing Meeting

NYC Channel 5 broadcast a news report on the fantastic history of Flushing Meeting: The year is 1694, five years after the British passed the Toleration Act allowing some, but not all, religions that dissented from the Church of England to practice out in [...]

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 [...]

Yes, there are Quakers in Queens!

Flushing Meeting was featured in a profile of the Flushing, Queens community: Flushing was founded by the Dutch, but it’s the English who gave it the name we use today. As part of Queens Week, “What’s in a Name,” NY1’s Ruschell Boone takes us [...]

Visit the Friends Meeting House!

Friends Meeting House is open to visitors every Sunday!  Join us for worship at 11am and historic tours at 12pm! Some houses of worship are also architectural gems and many are open for public tours. NY1’s Ruschell Boone shows us what people can see and [...]

Flushing Meeting Participates in Open House

On May 16 and 17, the 17th century BOWNE HOUSE, the oldest house in Queens, and FLUSHING MEETING will take part in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s “Sacred Sites Open House Weekend” and the “Flushing Historic Sacred Sites Weekend.” VOLUNTEER: Saturday [...]

Flushing Remonstrance Revisited

We received a shout-out from Victoria Sheridan, Edward I. Koch Fellow at the Historic House Trust of New York City: The LatimerNow team would like to congratulate fellow Flushing landmarks the John Bowne House and the Old Quaker Meetinghouse on their future [...]

Religious Tolerance (A German Perspective)

Recently, German public television (ARD) interviewed members of the Flushing Interfaith Council about the diversity of our community and how we relate to one another.  Specifically, ARD journalists were fascinated by the relative harmony between [...]