Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Services

The core of FGC's work is services we offer to Quaker meetings, Friends and seekers.  

Empowering teams of Friends to create programs and opportunities within their home meetings that focus on health, vitality, and all three phases of growth: inreach, outreach, and welcoming newcomers.
Outreach
Tell your story, build community, and reach out by bringing QuakerQuest to your meeting. QuakerQuest uses a series of workshops that helps Friends to prepare for public outreach, share spiritual stories, deepen the meeting community, and welcome new life.
Outreach

QuakerBooks of FGC carries an extensive catalog of books for Quakers, Quaker meetings, and people interested in learning about Quakers. Visit our online catalog at www.quakerbooks.org.

Religious Education
The Build It! Toolkit is an intergenerational community resource for meetings and worship groups. The activities and workshops in the Build It! Toolkit are designed to...
Enrichment

FGC offers a couple enrichment service that can assist you in nurturing your relationship using Quaker values and practices. Would you like to:

Enrichment

Faith & PlayTM, created by Friends (Quakers), is a Montessori-inspired resource that helps children find words and images for expressing their experiences of holy mystery and wonder in their lives.

Religious Education
FGC has published books, pamphlets, curricula, and sometimes other media for more than 50 years to support the spiritual lives and witness of Quakers and Quaker meetings and to serve those seeking to learn more about Friends. QuakerBooks of FGC (www.quakerbooks.org) distributes these publications and more. Explore some of our most recent and most popular titles.
Religious Education
Build, buy or renovate your meeting house with the help of the Friends Meeting House Fund. Find out more about how the Fund works, how it is managed, and who it serves.
Meeting Practices

Do you want to help your meeting challenge racism and work for racial diversity?

Do you feel led to travel in the ministry with a concern for racism?

Are you looking for ways to connect with other Friends of color?

Enrichment

Since autumn of 2012, Friends General Conference has been engaged in nurturing and supporting new worship groups and meetings in the United States and Canada.

Outreach

Does your meeting need help refocusing on the Spirit?

Since 1998, FGC has provided individualized spiritual support for Quaker meetings through the Traveling Ministries Program.

 

Enrichment

Friends General Conference makes available resources for adults looking to support religious education. 

Religious Education

Friends General Conference makes available resources for children's religious education.

Religious Education
The Quaker Cloud is an FGC-powered web toolkit that provides: -A public-facing website for your meeting that is easy to build and maintain. -A minute manager that allows you to archive, search, and share minutes with your meeting, and if you choose, with Friends and the world. -A meeting directory where meeting members maintain their own information and where you can print a current directory in a few clicks. Since its launch in January 2013, the Quaker Cloud has helped over 120 Quaker meetings develop their web presence through individual websites for their meetings as well as a secure, user-friendly minute manager and meeting directory for each site.
Meeting Practices