In the 1820s, North American Quakers were locked in disputes that divided the Religious Society of Friends in the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827–28. In the years preceding the separation, several influential English Quaker ministers—especially women—dedicated themselves to travelling throughout North America trying to correct what they saw as the flawed doctrine espoused by Friends known as Hicksites. . . . (Click here to read more) “Elizabeth Robson’s Visit to Upper Canada, 1824–25”
In this month’s Founders and Builders Series, we introduce you to Jane Zavitz-Bond, a dedicated member who has served in many executive appointments and has been instrumental in every way to CFHA’s success.
By Robynne Rogers Healey
Jane Zavitz-Bond (born Mary Jane Vandervort) has had a lifelong interest in Quakerism and Quaker history. . . . (Click here to read more) “Founders and Builders Series: Jane Zavitz-Bond”
November 11 in Canada and other nations of the British Commonwealth is Remembrance Day. This is a day set aside to remember and honour military service people who have lost their lives in war, especially the First and Second World Wars. . . . (Click here to read more) “Remembering and Understanding Pacifism and Non-violence on Remembrance Day”
Two weeks ago, we featured a post by Albert Schrauwers in which he reflected on transcribing and editing the Journal of Timothy Rogers. Timothy Rogers is celebrated for his role in Quaker settlement on Yonge Street and at Pickering. . . . (Click here to read more) “Canadian Quaker Highlight: Sarah Wilde Rogers”