Utah Quakers Gather for Annual Meeting

Source: Deseret News

On January 19, 2002, The Deseret News reported that “some 100 Utahns count themselves members of the Religious Society of Friends, better known as the Quakers… Members from congregations in Salt Lake, Ogden, Logan and Moab gathered at Salt Lake’s First Congregational Church recently in their ‘Midwinter Gathering,’ their largest annual meeting. Author Michael Luick-Thrams from Germany talked about his book, Out of Hitler’s Reach, which tells how a Quaker school in Iowa became a hostel for dissenting Germans.”