Continuing Exploration: Continuing Revelation

“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.”

YAY!

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

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

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…

Pim Halka joins FGC Staff

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

Continuing Exploration

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…

Continuing Exploration

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…

Continuing Exploration

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…

COVID Preparedness and the 2022 Gathering

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.

A Message from the 2022 Gathering Clerks

Please enjoy this video introducing our Gathering clerks for this year.

Reflections from the 2021 Virtual Gathering

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.

Pagination

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