Here you will find news items of interest. We will feature news about FGC. We will also feature news items from other Quaker Organizations in the United States and Canada at their request.
Friends General Conference, an organization serving Quakers in the USA and Canada, is seeking a Web and Communications Intern to work closely with senior communications staff supporting the implementation of our organization-wide communications strategy.
Thanks to you, FGC is helping new and existing Quaker faith and practice communities become more visible, welcoming, and inclusive–while nurturing deep and transformed spiritual lives.
Since 2007, FGC has worked with over 100 monthly meetings in about 21 yearly meetings across the US and Canada.
The New Meetings Project (NMP) goals include developing a systematic, disciplined, and highly replicable model for helping Friends to nurture the creation of new, vibrant Quaker meetings and worship groups across the U.S.
On January 18 -19, 2013, FGC hosted a consultation with representatives of all fifteen FGC affiliated yearly meetings in attendance. Almost 40 Friends gathered at Pendle Hill for this event. This consultation was funded by a generous grant from the Shoemaker Fund. After a period
Several Quaker families have offered up to $75,000 to match new and increased gifts to FGC. All new and increased portions will be matched. Increases of $200 + are double matched!
Give now to support FGC's work and to help us earn the full challenge!
In 2012, FGC received a generous grant from the Thomas H.
FGC is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Brent Bill as coordinator of the New Meetings Project scheduled to begin this fall. Brent is a well-known seasoned Friend who is an author, photographer, congregational consultant, retreat leader, and recorded Friends minister.
Friends General Secretary Barry Crossno discusses his vision for the future of FGC at the 2012 FGC Gathering in Rhode Island.