Walking in the Light: An Update on FGC’s Spiritual Deepening Program

Resources and materials in the Spiritual Deepening Library for Small Groups are being revised and enhanced on 2019 to include new ways to explore communion with the community and the divine.

When I Feel Most Called to Do Ministry Work

As a child, the impulse to blow through the straw to create bubbles in your chocolate milk is a great analogy to describe the sensation of emotions I experience when I’m called to do ministry work in my community.

Women in Ministry: Jean-Marie Barch

Jean-Marie Barch, clerk of FGC’s Committee for Nurturing Ministries and member of Executive Committee, describes how the Quaker way has made a difference in her life.

Women in Ministry

Women have been ministers of Quaker faith and practice since it began in the 17th century.

Words by Friends: Exploring Gender in the Bible through Humor

Peterson Toscano describes himself on his website as a “Quirky Queer Quaker Performance Artist and Scholar.”

Program Spotlight: Spiritual Deepening

When we’re doing it faithfully, what are the qualities of Quaker social action? Spirit-filled, hopeful, compassionate, clear, loving, patient, connected.

Introducing Rachel Ernst Stahlhut

FGC is pleased to introduce Rachel Ernst Stahlhut our new Spiritual Deepening Program Coordinator!

Rachel Ernst Stahlhut Joins FGC Staff

After an interviewing a number of highly qualified candidates, Friends General Conference is very pleased to welcome Rachel Ernst Stahlhut into the role of Spiritual Deepening Program Coordinator.

A Call Deeper – News from the FGC Consultation on Spiritual Deepening

FGC brought together 65 Friends “to help make the full depth, joy, and fire of Quaker faith and practice highly available, teachable, and experiential for all those who are or will become part of our faith communities.” 

Money as Sacred

by Nadine Hoover Between a Christian distrust of wealth and witnessing massive, commercial greed, it is no wonder we react to money in emotional and dissonant ways. Matthew 19:24 says it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of…


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