NOTICE! Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are meeting for worship on 1st day in a hybrid format: We are gathered digitally over Zoom and, at the same time, a small group is meeting in an outside setting. For more information, click on Resources, then "BEING A QUAKER COMMUNITY DURING THE PANDEMIC". ______________________________________________________________________________ … Read more...
How We Worship
At our Meeting for Worship, we gather in silent prayer, to listen, to meditate and to wait while seeking divine guidance and understanding. We have no paid clergy, no ritual, dogma, neither icons nor liturgy; we all share the responsibility for ministry of the Meeting. We may participate in the … Read more...
About Quaker Beliefs
We are called Quakers or Friends and are members of the Religious Society of Friends. The Quaker movement originated in mid-seventeenth century England. With the advent of printing, the Bible was becoming widely known, and it appeared to many who read it that the early … Read more...
Fort Myers Quakers’ Statement in Light of Recent Events of Public Violence
Quakers have always been deeply persuaded that peace is the way and public violence is something we abhor. The Friends Peace Testimony, an early statement that informs Quaker thinking today, comes from a letter written in 1660 by Margaret Fell to King George II of England: “We utterly deny all … [Read More...]
Tom Dudley Fennell
Sadly, our Quaker community lost Tom Dudley Fennell when he contracted Covid in the hospital. Tom and Nancy spent many years in Fort Myers before moving to Sebring to be closer to their son. Although it was a distance, Tom and Nancy made the 2 hour one way trip on a frequent basis, and then … [Read More...]
Nine Core Beliefs of Quakers
Nine Core Beliefs of Quakers: From … [Read More...]