Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

News

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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FGC News | March 7th 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.

| March 4th 2016
Couple Enrichment workshops provide an opportunity for committed couples to deepen their understanding and appreciation for each other in a safe, supportive setting. Participants learn and practice skills for careful listening and respectful communication. Read more about Couple Enrichment...
| February 22nd 2016
February 11th, Friends Day, was an auspicious day for the FGC Staff Retreat, and we made the most of it. It was wonderful to gather in fellowship with our coworkers, particularly Friends who typically work remotely rather than in the FGC offices in Philadelphia. Read more about the Staff Retreat...
| February 22nd 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 Lake Erie Yearly Meeting for the month of March.
| February 19th 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. February 2016: Ellen's Corner, February Reading list, Announcing Quaker Gifts, and Friends Journal suggests...
| February 12th 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.

 

| 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

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