Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice


Upcoming events offered by FGC, including workshops, trainings, retreats and other opportunities.

Tending Your Relationship - a Weekend Contemplative Retreat with Marsha and Mike Green

Montreat, NC, May 9 – 11, 2014 (Friday dinner – Sunday lunch)

Non-Gathering Events | Montreat, NC | Friday, May 9, 2014 - 5:00pm

High School Program participants live together creating community through a multitude of activities during the week. An intense and amazing, fun-packed Quaker experience.

Youth and Parents | Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Sixth through Eighth Graders spend their mornings in workshops and their evenings with both small support groups and large group recreational activities.

Youth and Parents | Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Kindergarten through Fifth Graders spend time with similarly aged friends, working on projects, singing, worshipping, playing and learning.

Youth and Parents | Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Preschoolers spend their mornings in a variety of spirited outdoor activities... all with abundant staffing.

Youth and Parents | Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Infants and Toddlers spend their mornings pretty much as they would if they were at home . . .

Youth and Parents | Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
Opportunities abound for families to spend time together at Gathering.

Youth and Parents | Monday, June 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
Judy Anne Williams, Victoria Greene, Noah Baker Merrill

Love comes in many forms, and the motion of love in our lives can lead us to a wide variety of actions. We'll hear from three Friends whose lives and work in the world are shaped-- in very different ways-- by the motion of love. Read more.

Evening Programs | Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

These small-group sessions often spark new leadings and insights. Choose from varied topics likely to include peace and justice issues, international conflict and peace-making, education, economics, spirituality, and other Quaker concerns.
To offer an interest group, submit a completed proposal by May 7.

Evening Programs | Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 7:00pm

Concert for All Ages

Tony Vacca is an innovative American percussionist. He incorporates percussion instruments from a world of traditions that includes African, Caribbean, Asian and Middle-Eastern influences, to which he adds some of his spoken word and rhythm poetry. The Senegalese group called Bideew Bou Bess creates music that is an effortless, innovative fusion of traditions and languages. In collaboration, these musicians will bring us a fabulous evening of rhythm, lyric and song. Read more.

Evening Programs | Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 7:00pm