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Celebrate Sacred Sites!

Flushing Meeting will host Sacred Sites Open House on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018. This year’s Open House will feature guided tours, a “Flushing Day” book talk on Saturday, and a concert on Sunday, as well as updates on cultural and [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sacred Sites open house!

All are welcome to the Flushing meetinghouse this May 16-17 as part of New York’s “Sacred Sites” Open House! We will have tours and refreshments from 12-4pm on both Saturday and Sunday that weekend.  You are also invited to [...]

2014 Historic House Tour

On Sunday December 7th, the Flushing Friends’ Meeting House will be a stop on the 27th Annual Holiday Historic House Tour in Queens. Sponsored by the Queens Historical Society, the tour is an opportunity to visit seven NYC Landmark sites, while celebrating the holiday [...]

Joining Voices: Raising Awareness

Flushing Quakers will host “Joining Voices: Raising Awareness,” an interfaith breakfast on Wednesday, December 10, 10AM, at the Friends Meeting House.  The goal is to raise awareness about domestic violence in our community and find ways for faith [...]