Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Evening Programs Events

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

Kumi Naidoo

How are peace, equality, and simplicity related to catastrophic climate change? Why is nonviolent direct action, and even civil disobedience, necessary to secure our children’s future? The Executive Director of Greenpeace International will invite Quakers to act and witness powerfully for a more just and sustainable way of living on the earth. Read more.

Evening Programs | Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 7:00pm

Laura Magnani

Drawing on more than four decades of bringing the Light of Love inside the brutal culture of US prisons, the last 20 with the American Friends Service Committee. Read more.

Evening Programs | Friday, July 4, 2014 - 7:00pm