Noel Palmer is a recorded Minister of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He has pastored Meetings in his native island of Jamaica WI, and has also pastored the Manhattan Monthly Meeting in New York City.

Noel is a retired educational administrator for the State University of New York, where he served for twenty-three years. He has written two books: Daily Notes To God as well as Westbury Friends School: The First Forty Years.

2011 marked the 20th anniversary of the publication of Daily Notes to God by Noel Palmer. In 1991, Daily Notes to God made Pastor Palmer’s morning reflections for every day of the year available in print form to book readers, encouraging them to add their own daily reflections and prayers at the end.