You may know that I grew up in the Jewish tradition and became a convinced Friend in 2000. One continuing exploration for me is discovering how and where my faith traditions overlap. My work on the Pandemic Policy Working Group is one of those places. In Hebrew a good deed is called a mitzvah. It’s…
I don’t know about you but I spend a lot of my time thinking about COVID and doing risk assessment. Should I send my kids to school? Should we cancel the family reunion? Should I stock up on masks, at-home test kits, and toilet paper? The risk assessment feels like a chaotic continuing exploration because…
One of the “Quaker things” that has deep meaning for me is our expectation of continuing revelation. I’ve always resonated with the idea that the Divine and the earthly are in a perpetual state of continuing revelation. I believe that we must pay attention, listen, and be open to transformation if we trust in continuing…
A special COVID working group has been approved to create a COVID Health and Safety policy for all FGC in-person events, including the Gathering.
“Many meetings don’t realize what is available through FGC,” Kit explains. “Situations arise that would benefit from eldership. Vocal ministry is one example.”
Please enjoy this video introducing our Gathering clerks for this year.
FGC is pleased to announce that Rashid Darden has joined the organization as our Communications Manager.
FGC is excited to announce a new opportunity to apply to our Quakers Uprooting Racism Community Practice cohort.
Please join us in welcoming Linnea Halsten to FGC!
Connect with Friends and go deeper in your spiritual experience with these upcoming virtual events this summer and fall.
Way Will Open is not a passive thing that happens to us. We must seek it, listen for it, be in relationship with the Divine and with one another, and act faithfully.