FGC Program Updates: June 2015

Take advantage of events being offered by our programs at the Gathering! Plus, exciting news from Grow Our Meetings and the Faith & Play® program!

Explore FGC Program Offerings at the Gathering

FGC programs work year-round to provide important guidance and services for Friends. Our staff is looking forward to the opportunity to meet Friends in-person this July to share our work and hear about your experiences with FGC programming. To learn more about the events being presented by our programs this year, visit the Gathering 2015 Schedule and Handouts page by clicking below. 

Click here to view the Schedule and Handouts page.

Please note – the Schedule and Handouts page will be continually updated leading up to Gathering.

We were thrilled to see coverage of FGC’s Grow Our Meetings workshop recently in the pages of Quaker Life magazine. Grow Our Meetings held its pilot workshop this past March in Richmond, IN under the guidance of QuakerQuest Coordinator Rachel Ernst Stahlhut.

Learning to Grow Our Meeting by Annie Glen originally appeared in the May/June 2015 issue of Quaker Life. It is being shared with permission.

Happy 10th Birthday, Faith & Play

This year, Faith & Play, a joint project of FGC and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM), celebrates 10 years of sharing stories to inspire spiritual wonder in children. The Faith & Play committee, clerked by Melinda Wenner Bradley, is grateful to Friends for their support and hope that Gathering attendees will join the celebration on the afternoon of Thursday, July 9th. 

To learn more about news and upcoming story releases from the Faith & Play committee, read the Faith & Play newsletter for Friends!

Click here to read the latest issue of the Faith & Play newsletter.

Share Your Story with FGC

Have you had a life-changing experience with an FGC program that you would like to share? Send it to us! Visit our Contact Us page, and select the menu option “Sharing my FGC Story.” We would love to share stories about experiences you’ve had with our programs, with an FGC staff member, or with the Quaker way with Friends and newcomers.

Click here to submit your story.

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