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Only a vapor?
Editor Jack Willcuts believes "exceptional age does not automatically invite has-been-ism, or consign one to a limbo of uselessness." Page 5

He is come!
"In much of the Christmas season ... I frequently find myself asking, 'Where is Jesus in all of this?'" Page 6

They witness by getting their hands dirty
The devastating tornado that hit Xenia, Ohio, in 1974 was the driving force for organizing the Friends Disaster Service. Page 8

Early Quaker women defy persecution
In our Bicentennial series, writer Nancy Hardesty outlines the role of Quaker women in 17th Century England and America. Page 9

Focus Queries
A five-month study results in this revealing evaluation of the position and needs of local Friends meetings across America. Page 11

No Church in Russia?
A member of a professional group invited to tour Russia relates his observations on the status of Russian Christians. Page 12

Quaker concerns: leadership for the church
Two young Friends - without prior knowledge - express similar concerns on Quaker heritage andfuture leadership. Page 14

Missionary Voice
Concern for service 16
God speaks Aymara, too! 16
Evangelical Fellowship of India plans Silver Jubilee celebration 17
Mexican Youth Camp - 1975 17

What's New!
Energetic juniors at Battle Creek Friends in Michigan enjoy a varied program tailor-made to meet their needs. Page 28

Regular Features
The Face of the World 4
Over the Teacup 4
The Children's Page 18
Friends Concerns 19
Friends Gather 22
Friends Record 25
News of Friends 26
Books 27


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Evangelical Friend, November 1975 (Vol. 9, No. 3)