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, we are featuring a profile of Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting, an essay from our new Communications Manager, a resource on welcoming visitors to your meeting, and an exciting opportunity for Friends called to serve the ministry of QuakerBooks.
Register for a workshop on planning and realizing a moral economy, check out a new podcast from Salem Quarterly Meeting, and read an Epistle from the recent Quaker Women in Public Ministry Unconference in North Andover, MA.
New business hours, an exciting new opportunity for Friends who are called to the ministry of supporting independent bookstores, and a new reading list for Friends and their loved ones as they prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.
The roots of Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting date back to the 19th century, but this yearly meeting is still evolving and eager to revitalize and reflect on the role it plays in the lives of Friends in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.
When Marta Rusek first came to FGC as a Communications Fellow in 2014, she had never worked with Quakers before. Today, she considers her time working with Friends and Quaker meetings as one of the highlights of her Communications career.
We are excited to share two important staff changes at FGC. Current Development Manager Allison Letts will become FGC’s Database Manager, and current Development Associate Musa Hamideh will transition into the Development Manger role.
In this issue, Ellen's Review Corner features Syria Burning, CIRC shares books from different faith perspectives, and Parker Palmer recommends Rufus Jones: Essential Writings.
Northern Yearly Meeting is our featured FGC Yearly Meeting and our new Ministry on Racism Support Specialist reflects on her experience at a Moral Monday event. Plus: fun community-building activities for your meeting!
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