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.
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Intermountain Yearly Meeting affiliated with FGC in 2009, and this year hosted its first Gathering in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, June 30 through July 6. FGC is especially appreciative of the engagement and enthusiasm of IMYM in organizing and supporting the Gathering. This year saw
The Quaker Voluntary Service has opened a new branch in Philadelphia this year, and FGC will be hosting Maire Elizabeth Moriarty to work with our Ministry on Racism.
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