“Quakers are enriched by the message from all sorts of people who are lead by the spirit. That's the core of being Quaker,” said James T. Riley of Winchester.
Raised a Quaker, Rebecca Bacon (behind the chair) thought that every religion engaged in silent worship, and when she was about 8 years old, she asked her mother, Anne Bacon (seated), to define the word “minister.”
For a young person in today’s world, living simply can be challenging, especially with the lure of various electronic devices, a particular personal weakness, said Rebecca Bacon (right) with her mother, Anne Bacon, and the family dog.
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series about faith in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.