YAY!

FGC’s Junior Gathering, High School, and Adult Young Friend Committees are excited to team up for a new adventure this summer.

Request for Proposals: Anti-Racism Staff Training and Respite Care

Proposal Due Date: April 24, 2022 Proposal due electronically to Linnea Halsten: ministryonracismassistant@fgcquaker.org. Friends General Conference (FGC) seeks proposals from consulting firms, individuals, and coalitions to help the organization eliminate bias and racial harm from our 18-person staff (16 are white and two are people of African descent).

A Message from FGC about Gathering 2022

Summary The 2022 Gathering will be held online July 3rd through 9th.  Registration for the virtual Gathering will open in May. Details are coming soon. YAY!, an in-person Young Adult and Youth event for children, teens, and young adults (ages 0 – 35) is in discernment. More soon! FGC is committed to both online and in-person, all-ages…

A Message from the Presiding Clerk about Gathering 2022

When the wind blows, the reed shifts and flows, moving with the current and remaining intact. When the turbulence has passed, the reed rises again to find that the more rigid among us—like the mighty oak that will not bend—are broken by the storm. Aesop

Book Musings, March 2022

by Audrey Greenhall Here’s a sampling of what’s new at QuakerBooks. Keep updated regularly through our New and Recent Arrivals collection.

Quaker Jobs Update for March 30, 2022

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: A Book Group

By Linnea Halsten, FGC Ministry on Racism Assistant La Jolla Monthly Meeting has organized an open virtual book group to read Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship, co-authored by Vanessa Julye and Donna McDaniel.

Quaker Jobs Update

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Continuing Exploration: “…and follow me.”

An Editorial from Lori Piñeiro Sinitzky The theme of the 2022 Gathering, “…and follow me,” is a biblical phrase that was unfamiliar to me until the Gathering clerks introduced it as this year’s theme. Over the last few months, I’ve taken time to read and reread the passages in which this phrase appears in the…

A Message to Friends About Aiding Ukraine

Dear Friends: The scope of the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Ukraine is staggering with over 600,000 people so far, mostly women and children, having crossed into neighboring countries.  Our hearts are with all those affected by this devastating war inflicted on Ukraine by Vladimir Putin.  Even as governments across the world commit to humanitarian…

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…

Pim Halka joins FGC Staff

Friends General Conference welcomes Pim Halka to staff!  Ze will join the Gathering team as Online Events Associate.

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