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We are a local chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and encourage you to join FFRF, too, at ffrf.org. Our purpose is to keep state and church separate and to educate the public about the views of non-theists. We might be fallen-away Catholics or other Christians, born atheists or agnostics, self-discovered free-thinkers, or doubting New-Agers. We welcome diversity, especially the participation of women, whose full worth and rights have been denied by religions throughout history. See our other "pages," too.

We occasionally have openings on our Board of officers, so if you have leadership experience or interests, please contact one of our Meetup organizers (left panel, select, then click "message").

Help us fight the creepy creeping theocracy in our state and across the nation. Betsy DeVos (the voucher and prayer pusher), NM Gov. Martinez, and NM Rep. Pearce are out to ruin secular public education. Others in the "Trump/Pence Church" want to spread Christian privilege while opposing evolution, good science, reproductive choice, and civil rights. Our chapter stands in opposition to these threats to our secular state and nation.

If you would like to support our local activities and share in our decisions, you can join as an official member at one of our meetings for only $10. You may also send your membership fee or a donation to FFR-ABQ, P.O. Box 20123, Albuquerque, NM, 87154.


FFRF is our national parent and they continually support us with membership rebates. We offer recognition for you as a chapter donor here on our site and at our events.

A: Supporter Level for a $250 donation.

B: Sponsor Level for a $500 donation

C: Major Donor Level, $1,000, MEMBER 4LIFE


George “Bill” West, FFR-ABQ Supporter; Jazz guitarist, offering lessons and his band for events.

Cheryl Gatner, FFR-ABQ Supporte;, Cheryl served on our Board of Directors.

Jerry Gilbert, FFR-ABQ Sponsor; Jerry served on our Board of Directors and is now living in Denver, CO.

Jim Travis, FFR-ABQ, Major Donor 4LIFE; Jim joined in 2011, has served on the Board since 2012, now Past President.

Ron Herman, FFR-ABQ, Major Donor 4LIFE; Ron is the founding Director/President and is now Vice President.

Floyd Schock, FFR-ABQ, Major Donor 4LIFE; Floyd is a free thinker/atheist and is now our Treasurer.

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