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  • Writer's pictureSara Ault

Folkbuilder Spotlight - Folkbuilder Heather Young | South Carolina

For those of you that don’t know Heather Young, she is a shining beacon for our Folk. She is who one thinks of when someone says Folkbuilder or Frith weaver for our Church. Heather is directly involved with the management of Thorshof which includes the beautification project, National Event planning and execution for Ostara, she works seamlessly across the AFA as a whole bringing our Folk community, local community work such as a food pantry, coat drives, and toy drives. As if her days weren’t filled already, Heather is also studying to become a Gythia for the Church.

“Folkbuilder Young is an outstanding example of a Frithweaver. She spends countless hours reaching out to our folk to help them with their needs, large and small. She is an outstanding Folkbuilder, amazing woman, and one of my dearest friends. Thank you, Heather for all you do!”

– Witan Brandy Callahan

“Heather is one of the most caring and industrious people I know, both traits that certainly make her an awesome Folkbuilder. She is hard-working, always willing to lend a helping hand, and more than happy to lend an ear as well. She works very hard in a variety of areas with the Church, acting to maintain Thorshof and its leadership.”

– Folkbuilder Nick Rice

“Working with Folkbuilder Heather Young is always a joy. She attacks any problem thrown at her head-on and with a smile. The passion she has for our Church and the love she has for our folk shines through in every interaction. Whether she is spearheading the food pantry, serving meals to our folk, or weaving frith amongst our membership, no task is too great or too small. Her grace and piety bring a light that we couldn’t do without. She is a role model for our women and our Folkbuilders.”

– Folkbuilder Tyler Bethea

“Heather Young exemplifies the ideal Folkbuilder, demonstrating unwavering dedication and commitment to both the folk and her spiritual beliefs in the Gods. She always works to ensure that everyone enjoys themselves, and she spares no effort in supporting the folk in any way she can, from planning events and cooking meals, to outreach amongst AFA members around the country. Heather’s genuine kindness and compassion shine through in every interaction, making her one of the most pleasant individuals I’ve had the pleasure of knowing.”

– Folkbuilder Robert Shotwell

As the above folks have stated, Heather Young is one of the most prized members of AFA leadership. She exemplifies everything it means to be a leader of our Folk and is without question the tip of the spear for our members. Thank you, Heather, for all that you do for the Gods, The Church, and our Folk.

Hail Folkbuilder Heather Young!

Gothi Nathan Erlandson


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