Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

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In a short video, three Quakers express their perspectives on Jesus.
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Central Committee of FGC

FGC Good News Bulletin, November 2004

One hundred and fifty Friends attended the 4-day annual sessions of FGC’s Central Committee last week.

Outreach
Douglas Gwyn

What are the qualities of Quaker faith and practice that contribute to living sustainably in the world today? How have Quakers learned to create the kind of individual and community life that can prepare us to live fully and responsibly in a time of social and planetary change?

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Marcelle Martin on the Quaker practice of surrendering the self-will and how this practice will be absolutely crucial if we are going to avoid catastrophe.
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Noah Baker Merrill discusses sacramental living, Quaker Voluntary Service, and how our Quaker prophetic witness can transform the world.
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When these four Earlham students were standing in line for hot dogs, one of them cracked a joke about something being a “Quaker Problem”. Little did they know it would become a full-on international Quaker meme within a matter of weeks.
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The Quaker conviction of equality sometimes caused small changes in behavior that ultimately had radical consequences. Thomas Hamm explains the origins of Quaker plain speech.
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Whose murder “matters?” Victoria Greene’s son, Emir, was killed in 1997, one of countless victims society ignores. Now her ministry is to support families of murder victims and bring attention to the fact that every murder is real.
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Eden Grace explains how the sacred discernment of seemingly trivial decisions can transform the world.
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