Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Pre-Gathering Events

Follow the links below to see more details and costs for these events.

New Meetings Project Retreat:  This Retreat is for Friends who are starting new meetings, have started a new meeting, or are considering starting a new meeting.  There will be learning, sharing, supporting, and networking. Open to Gathering registrants and also those not staying for the Gathering.

Retreat for People of Color and their Families: An opportunity for People of Color and multiracial families to come together to share their Quaker experience and create a supportive community in preparation for and throughout the Gathering. Open only to Friends staying for the Gathering as full-time or half-Gathering registrants.

Quakers & Business Conference: The first meeting of the Quakers and Business Group is open to all Quakers who have a heart and mind for business, and who are interested or are already applying Quaker principles to their work and life. Open to Gathering registrants and also those not staying for the Gathering.

Adult Young Friends Retreat: What does it mean to be an young adult Friend, and how can we create a community that supports and inspires us? Open only to Friends staying for the Gathering as full-time or half-Gathering registrants.