Friends General Conference is adding a Thursday evening opportunity for worship sharing for white Friends confronting racism.
“I want to share with you a moment of continuing revelation I had at my family’s Passover seder in mid-April. It’s about gratitude.”
FGC’s Vanessa Julye shares her brief reflections on the 2022 White Privilege Conference, which occurred in Charlotte, NC.
The Friends General Conference Spiritual Deepening Program seeks eRetreat Facilitators for 2022-2023 sessions.
FGC’s Junior Gathering, High School, and Adult Young Friend Committees are excited to team up for a new adventure this summer.
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…
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
by Audrey Greenhall Here’s a sampling of what’s new at QuakerBooks. Keep updated regularly through our New and Recent Arrivals collection.
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.
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…
Friends General Conference welcomes Pim Halka to staff! Ze will join the Gathering team as Online Events Associate.
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…