Giving Tuesday Challenge

Giving Tuesday started 10 years ago as a movement to celebrate the generosity in each of us. Whether a gift of time, money, or talent, we all have something to give. This Giving Tuesday, Friends are honoring the spiritual gifts young clerks bring to their meetings through a $1500 Donor DOUBLE Match Challenge. In the…

What it Means to be Quaker

Ella Frey grew up going to meeting for worship with her family and attending Quaker school. Being Quaker was Ella’s identity but it didn’t hold personal meaning for her until she engaged with the wider community of young Friends. There she found a deeper connection to what it means to be a Quaker in the…

Donor Match Challenge Update

As the minutes ticked toward midnight, September 30, we edged closer and closer toward our $15,000 Donor Match Challenge goal. We wondered in such a financially challenging year would we make it? We did–thanks to the generosity of so many Friends. FGC is profoundly grateful to everyone who donated and continues to support our ministries….

YAY Gathering: Celebrating Quaker Community

As FGC’s 2022 YAY (Young Adults and Youth) Gathering unfolded it was clear it was a celebration of friendship and Quaker community. The YAY Gathering drew 114 excited Friends to Radford University’s campus in Virginia. “It was like a reunion,” Adult Young Friend Aurelio Anderson observed. “As somebody who’s been on [Gathering] high school staff…

FGC Impact Report 2021

The FGC Impact Report 2021 explores the spiritual journey to Right Relationship. Over the last year, FGC has created spaces for Friends, meetings, and seekers to enter this reparative work. FGC has been reflecting on our programs, volunteers, and the evolving needs of Friends. How do we continue to steward this precious gift of Quaker…

Financial and Estate Planning through the lens of Quaker values

Perhaps you’re new to investing or looking to align Quaker faith into the investing you’re already doing. Either way, investing is an important way to make a difference in our lives and the lives of others now and into the future. In this workshop, we’ll look at how Quaker values can inform many of the…

Strengthening Quaker Meetings

“Many meetings don’t realize what is available through FGC,” Kit explains. “Situations arise that would benefit from eldership. Vocal ministry is one example.”

2020 Impact Report: Responding Faithfully

Our 2020 Impact Report is more than a reflection of our work last year – it is a record of a community responding to difficult times together.

Meeting Support: Encouraging Generosity Webinar

Help your meeting develop financial resources needed to carry out the work of Spirit in your community and beyond.

Do you know these tax advantages for charitable giving in 2020?

The CARES Act created several ways to help nonprofits based in the USA and provide important tax incentives for people making charitable donations.

FGC Impact Report 2019

Listening Deeply, Living Faithfully The FGC Impact Report 2019 is a story of deep listening. Friends shared in person and through survey thoughts on the Gathering, on becoming an anti-racist faith community, on nurturing spiritual vitality. The Impact Report chronicles how as a community we are creating a vital future for the Religious Society of…

Vibrant Journeys of Faith: The 2018 FGC Annual Report

In this report, Friends share their journeys of faith and how FGC supported them along the way. 

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