10 Sep

Article: “Olympia Quakers support LGBT refugees from Uganda”

by Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer
The Guilfordian – Guilford College – September 5, 2014

“One other obvious question that has been raised on the subject is whether the Olympia Friends are in over their heads or if it is even their place to try and help. ‘The challenges are great — theologically, practically, and culturally,’ said Max Carter, director of the Friends Center and campus ministry coordinator. ‘Friends have a history of ‘speaking truth to power,’ and those involved in the initiative will move forward guided by the example of others who have gone before and with the confidence that it is the right thing to do.’ FNUR seems to agree, having themselves been influenced by the Quakers working with the original Underground Railroad.”

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