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Tuckerton and Early Beginnings of “Eyre Haven” and Little Egg Harbor Friends

Early history of Little Egg Harbor is closely tied to Quakers. First European settlers inthe area include Long Island Quakers who arrived before 1698. Friends established asmall settlement at Tuckerton, which became county seat of Ocean County in 1850.Little Egg Harbor grew from initial farming, fur trading, fishing and whaling to includegristmills, sawmills, shipbuilding, salt […]

Sept. 17th March to End Fossil Fuels

Medford Meeting’s Climate Change Group has partnered with GreenFaith South Jersey to take a bus of marchers to The March to End Fossil Fuels that will take place from 1-4PM on Sept. 17th in NYC. ( The purpose of the march is to urge President Biden and other world leaders to end our dependence on fossil fuels. Thousands of people from across the country and […]

LNG Port Resolution

Monthly Meetings within the Three Quarters, and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting are asked by to consider adopting a resolution to oppose the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in Gibbstown, NJ. The resolution would need to be sent to Governor Murphy, the Biden Administration, and the Army Corps of Engineers. A resolution to disapprove this project also […]

Lenni-Lenape Tribal Pow-wow

Join Friends in celebrating the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation’s42nd Annual Public Pow-wow  “What is a Pow-wow? A Pow-wow is a Native American festival where nations from throughout the continent gather to a hosting nation’s land and share in celebration through singing and dancing. We take the opportunity to educate and provide entertainment for the public. […]

Knitting for Peace – A project of Seaville Friends Meeting

Knitting for Peace is a project of Seaville Friends (Quaker) Meeting. Quakers adhere to a Peace Testimony renouncing war and embracing the transformative power of love and nonviolence. Friends endeavor to see “that of God” in every person, regardless of nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, or social status. Knitting for Peace is our […]

New Fortress Energy wants to build a deep water port in Gibbstown, NJ

NewFortress Energy wants to build a deep water port in Gibbstown, NJ, to export liquefied natural gas (fracked gas from PA) overseas. Given the state of our climate, any proposal that promotes increasing the extraction and use of fossil fuels at a time when we need to switch to renewable energy is problematic. However an […]

Sharing Christmas Memories

Submitted by Jo Ann Wright, Woodbury Friends Meeting From the time I was ten and received a box Brownie for Christmas from my Mother, I have been a family history chronicler, but, how to share those photographs with loved ones?  Two ideas that came to me were by making postcards, and by making framed photograph […]

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