A Look Back in History: Xenia Friends Meeting

A Look Back in History: Xenia Friends Meeting

By Betty Johnson Since our founding in 1905, Xenia Friends has been cognizant and mindful of the Quaker testimonies known collectively as SPICES–Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Service/Sustainability. The first building on High Street was built...
A Look Back in History: Ada Chapel

A Look Back in History: Ada Chapel

Ada Chapel began in 1888 as a mission in East Wilmington. At that time, East Wilmington was the impoverished side of town, and Quaker school-teacher Lizzie Harvey was concerned about the well-being of her students who lived there. She began holding gospel meetings in...