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.

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.

FGC News | January 29th 2013

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

FGC News | January 24th 2013

In 2012, FGC received a generous grant from the Thomas H.

FGC News | October 10th 2012

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.

FGC News | September 10th 2012
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FGC News | July 26th 2012

Friends General Secretary Barry Crossno discusses his vision for the future of FGC at the 2012 FGC Gathering in Rhode Island.

FGC News | July 5th 2012
We have exciting news to share. Friends General Conference is pleased to announce the formation of the “New Meetings” project to nurture new worship groups and meetings in the United States and Canada.
FGC News | June 15th 2012

Welcome to the new Friends General Conference website.  

FGC News | June 8th 2012

FGC staff are excited about this new Quaker initiative and wanted to be sure you heard about it.

Quaker News | May 23rd 2012
Barry is the new General Secretary of Friends General Conference. He was interviewed by Chris Pifer, Web and Online Communications Manager for FGC.
FGC News | February 2nd 2011