Quakers: ‘God is in everyone’

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Posted: February 22, 2013

Special to The Winchester Star

“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.

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