Wilmington Friends Meeting ~ Wilmington, Ohio
Wilmington Monthly Meeting today
(FUM ~ Wilmington Yearly Meeting)
North Mulberry & Locust Streets
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Worship 10:00 AM
Sunday School 11:15 AM Fellowship at 11:00 AM
- 1825 ~ An indulged meeting for worship begins in Wilmington.
- 1826 ~ Visit by Elias Hicks which increases the tension between "Orthodox" and "Hicksite" Quakers and the indulged meeting divides.
- 1837 ~ Wilmington Friends asked Center Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) for a new indulged meeting.
- 5th Month 12th day 1868 ~ The first Monthly Meeting was held.
- July 18th, 1896 ~ The present building was dedicated.
- 1931 ~ Callie Fairley Memorial Room and a modern kitchen the basement are built.
- 1952 ~ Educational wing was added.
One of the famous Quaker ministers of this meeting was noted Quaker theologian, Thomas R. Kelly (see, http://www.barclaypress.com/writers/index.php?authorID=192). Other Wilmington College professors have also served as ministers.