Friends General Conference

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Here you will find news items of interest about FGC. We will also feature news items from other Quaker Organizations in the United States and Canada at their request.

Vital Friends is FGC's monthly eNewsletter that shares news, resources, and announcements with Friends. Below is the introductory text and table of contents.

 

| February 5th 2016
The White Privilege Conference offers the opportunity to help challenge and dismantle white supremacy. It assists its attenders in struggling with privilege and in finding ways of living more justly in the world with commitment to understanding, respecting, and connecting with others. Richie Schulz is the Ministry on Racism support specialist and Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow at Friends General Conference. Working for FGC he has gracefully risen to the challenge of helping coordinate a national conference with a contingent of more than 200 Friends for the upcoming White Privilege Conference. Read more about Richie's work...
FGC News | January 29th 2016
One of the many exciting programs of Friends General Conference is the Christian Interfaith Relations Committee (CIRC). CIRC is the home of FGC’s interfaith and ecumenical work, striving to build greater understanding across religious divisions, with both Christian and other diverse faith traditions. CIRC represents FGC in participation large interdenominational and interfaith events, as well in community with other branches of the broader Quaker community beyond FGC. Read more about CIRC...
| January 29th 2016
FGC Friends is a feature of our monthly Vital Friends eNewsletter that highlights a Quaker meeting, organization, or individual Friends who work with FGC to nurture faith and Quaker practice. We're pleased to feature FGC-affiliated Intermountain Yearly Meeting for the month of February.
Quaker News | January 29th 2016

BookMusings is the official eNewsletter of QuakerBooks of FGC. Each issue highlights books and themes carefully selected by bookstore staff for your enjoyment, as well as information about sales and other unique opportunities available to our readers.

FGC News | January 19th 2016
“You suffer from the illusion that control is the way to God.” A man I had just met shared that message with me seventeen years ago, at dusk, across a campfire far from home. The day before, I had almost died on a hike in the desert because I didn’t listen. Now I was listening and, over time, these words helped open me to Spirit and to Quaker practice. These words and that moment helped change my life. ... Barry Crossno's New Year's reflections on the work of Friends General Conference and spirituality in Quaker life.
| January 5th 2016
Vital Friends is FGC's monthly eNewsletter that shares news, resources, and announcements with Friends. Below is the introductory text and table of contents.
FGC News | January 5th 2016
In the fall of 2015, 42 new storytellers from 20 monthly meeting and Friends school communities attended FGC-sponsored trainings of Faith & PlayTM here in the US. Faith & Play™ is a Montessori-inspired storytelling resource that helps children find words and images for expressing their experiences of holy mystery and wonder in their lives. Play is children’s practice, hence the name Faith & Play™, deriving from Faith and Practice. Read to learn more about this exciting program.
| January 5th 2016
Friends of FGC is a feature of our monthly Vital Friends eNewsletter that highlights a Quaker meeting, organization, or individual Friends who work with FGC to nurture faith and Quaker practice. We're pleased to feature FGC-affiliated Yearly Meeting Canadian Yearly Meeting for the month of January.
| January 5th 2016

Friends General Conference (FGC), with a $2.2M annual budget and 15 staff, provides programs and services to Quakers and spiritual seekers in the United States and Canada, is seeking a Fiscal and Property Manager.  The Fiscal and Property Manager is responsible for financial management, incl

| December 9th 2015

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