Camas Friends Church

A Quaker Meeting in Camas, WA

Staff & Clerks

Pastors and Clerks for of the Meeting

C. Wess Daniels (Released Minister, i.e. Pastor)

Wess has been the released minister at Camas Friends Church since May 2009. This is his first full-time role in this position and is enjoying the work of pastoral care within a Quaker meeting.

Read more here.

email: wess[at]camasfriends[dot]org

Our Administrative & Creative Assistant: Emily Ostrowski

Emily has been working at Camas Friends Church since July 2013. She is a postbac psychology student and research assistant preparing for graduate school. She also is a freelance writer, and has been volunteering as a suicide prevention counselor since April 2013. She admires Camas Friends’ mission, and is proud to be a part of the work they do to aid the needy and disenfranchised in the community. Plus, Wess sometimes gets her free coffee, and that’s pretty awesome.

email: office[at]camasfriends[dot]org

Information About our Clerks

The Presiding Clerk of Our Meeting: Carolyn Myers

Having been convicted of the truth in Friends beliefs and actions, I became a convinced Friend after my marriage to Ron over thirty years ago. Since then I have served on a couple of Yearly Meeting Boards and several committees at Camas Friends Church. I was born in Centralia, WA.; am a graduate of the University of Washington; a professional librarian since 1971 working at several libraries including Director of the Camas Public Library, retiring from Multnomah County Library after working there over twenty years. I love to read, swim, travel, and to attend Yearly Meeting annually.

email: clerk[at]camasfriends[dot]org

Clerk of Elders: Jason Twyman


Jason has been a member at Camas Friends Church since 1989, during that time he has served in various roles including Clerk of Stewardship, Presiding Clerk and most recently Clerk of Elders. Jason is married, has 3 boys and lives with his family in Camas. He has a BA from Washington State University, and an MBA from George Fox University.

Clerk of Stewards: Jim Goecks

Jim Jean GoecksI grew up in a “nominally” Christian home where we attended church sporadically.  I always considered myself a Christian, but while I was visiting the Oregon State University campus a Navigator approached me, and I invited Christ to be my savior.  After getting married to Jean and graduating from college in Claremont, California, I spent 4 years in the US Army testing out new electronics gear the Army was procuring.  We found Camas Friends Church in 1984 and have been attending ever since.  I have served mostly on the Stewardship Committee during my period with Camas Friends.

Clerk of Outreach: Al Hendrix

Al & SheriAl is a retired IBM Electrical Engineer with a deep interest in adult education. He has served as Adjunct Professor at several Universities and Community Colleges teaching Electronics Technology and Semiconductor Manufacturing. His hobbies include custom coffee roasting and teaching others coffee appreciation, taking motorcycle trips, and camping at the coast with friends and family. This is Al’s first attempt at Clerking a Committee within the Quaker community.

Clerk of Hospitality: Leslie Cole


Clerk of Education: Debbie Hagen

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Meeting Times for Worship

10:30am Coffee

9:30am-10:15am Unprogrammed/Silent Worship

10:45-12:15pm Sunday Morning Worship

11:15-12:15pm Nursery available for children 3 and under

11:30-12:15pm Godly Play for Children (ages 4 to 11) (info)

Contact Us

Phone: (360) 834-2446


Address:1004 NE 4th Ave Camas, WA 98607 (Map)

Twitter: @camasfriends

Facebook: camasquakers

AA and other 12 Step Groups: Info about AA, Al-Anon,etc.

Camas Montessori: Info about Camas Montessori

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