The upcoming U.S. Congressional mid-term elections already have at least seven Quaker candidates for office. How does their Quaker faith inform these candidates’ desires to run for Congress? What advice would they have for other Quakers wanting to run for office in the future?
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Williams—Gudrun Benedicte Friis Williams, 91, on February 24, 2017, in Denton, Tex. Gudrun was born on October 1, 1925, in Geneva, Switzerland, to Danish parents Bodil and Finn Friis. Her mother was a Lutheran, and her father was a humanist. Instead of church on Sundays, the family went on nature excursions: hiking, skiing, and studying […]
News: Albuquerque Friends provide sanctuary; Friends engage in immigrant work; Bridge Film Festival announces winners; Earlham College receives $7.5 million gift; Oread Friends install a Little Free Library.
Fogg—Margaret L. Fogg, 90, on January 7, 2017, in Tallahassee, Fla., after a brief illness. Margaret was born on November 4, 1926, in Salem, N.J. She graduated from George School in 1944 and from Earlham College in 1948. The loving mother of seven children and grandmother of eleven, she nourished her family with her skills […]
Palmer—Martha Alice Reeder Palmer, 92, on November 17, 2016, at Medford Leas in Medford, N.J. Martha was born on February 2, 1924, on Belview Farm near Columbus, N.J., to Edith Sykes Gibbs and Walter Lewis Reeder. She attended George School in Bucks County, Pa., and Earlham College. She married Stuart Mervin Palmer in 1947, and […]
A Friend’s perspective on money and philanthropy.
Henry B. Freeman is a fundraising consultant who works with nonprofit organizations and educational institutions around the country. An active Friend, Henry lives in Richmond, Ind., and is a member of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond.
Posted in: Giving and Philanthropy
Giving is a response of gratefulness to God for life and its blessings.
Mike Moyer and his wife, Deb, have lived in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for 25 years where they attend College Avenue Friends Church. Mike recently retired from teaching at William Penn University. He has served on the board of trustees of the Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership since 1995 and as coordinator since 2007.
Posted in: Features, Giving and Philanthropy
Curtis—Ralph Kendall Curtis, 95, on October 12, 2015, at Journey’s End Farm in Sterling, Pa. Ralph was born on September 11, 1920, in Aldenville, Pa., to Letha Crossman and Francis Henry Curtis Jr. He enjoyed farming as a child, driving the work horses at 12 and making maple syrup in his early teens. Exposed to […]
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Profiles of those new to Friends.
Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second-year Alumni Fellows program. Do you know someone we should interview? Reach us at [email protected]
Posted in: Let's Grow Together, Spiritual Nurture / Quaker Training