Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice


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.

In this issue of Vital Friends, we're sharing resources to help you grow the spiritual life of your meeting, as well as lifting up a collection of worthwhile books to read this fall and an increasingly powerful web toolkit that is strengthening Quaker community and process in meetings around North America.
FGC News | September 30th 2015
Many Friends know and love Deborah Fisch. That’s not surprising, given that she is a faithful servant leader and follower of Spirit. For the past seventeen years, she has served FGC widely and well. She has shepherded many important projects (including Traveling Ministries), brought gospel ministry to meetings, quarterly meetings, and yearly meetings across the United States and Canada, and offered wise spiritual counsel to many Friends in various settings.
FGC News | September 30th 2015
FGC is pleased to introduce our Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) Fellow for the 2015-2016 service year, Richie Schulz! He will support the efforts of FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program, overseen by Coordinator Vanessa Julye.
FGC News | September 30th 2015
As more individuals turn to the world wide web to find new congregations (including Quaker meetings!) and pursue new spiritual paths, interest has grown in the potential of FGC's Quaker Cloud service. Since its humble beginnings in 2013, the Quaker Cloud has become an important tool for supporting Quaker community and process in North America.
FGC News | September 24th 2015


Curious about the work of Quakers around the world? We've compiled recent online news articles that featured Friends, web postings from FGC15 plenary presenters, and inspirational ideas for Quaker parents. Click on the title to view the full article. 


Quaker News | August 25th 2015
Encouraging feedback for the Spiritual Deepening program, plus details for Gathering 2016 and a new Quaker meeting is formed - in a the realm of a popular online game.
FGC News | July 24th 2015
Experience the Gathering plenary presentations through our online recordings!
FGC News | July 10th 2015
In response to the violence that took place in Charleston, SC, a letter of solidarity was sent to the leadership of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
Quaker News | June 23rd 2015
Take advantage of events being offered by our programs at the Gathering! Plus, exciting news from Grow Our Meetings and the Faith & Play® program!
FGC News | June 22nd 2015
Want to follow updates on the FGC Gathering or check out event recordings from the Bible Half Hour and selected plenaries? Now you can!
FGC News | June 19th 2015

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