William Penn wanted a colony with religious freedom. A considerable number, if not the majority, of American religious denominations were founded in this city. The main misconception about religious Philadelphia is that it is Quaker-dominated. But the broader misconception is that it is not Quaker-dominated.
|Christ Church Memorabilia|
C hrist Church in Philadelphia was established in 1695, and was thus recently celebrating its 310th anniversary with an exhibition of the church's artifacts. They are listed here after an anonymous article in Beaumont News:
Books were sent in 1697 by Thomas Bray.
In 1701, Queen Anne sent the communion silver.
In 1727 Philip Syng carved the baptismal basin.
There is a prayer book altered on July 4, 1776 to remove King George's name.
|Posted by: eddie | May 14, 2007 10:45 AM|