FGC’s Anti-Racism Ministry: January 2021 Update

We’re sharing a new poem, Raising a Voice by Deveena D. Reed, plus Part II of Carolyn Lejuste and David Etheridge’s three-part series on fostering anti-racist Quaker meetings.

The Quake that Rocked the Continent: A Recap

On December 12, 2020, 25 youth and 13 adults joined together in virtual space for The Quake that Rocked the Continent.

Vital Friends: Anti-Racism Work and Couple Enrichment

FCE teaches peacemaking begins at home and home is where we practice the behaviors making us vessels for peacemaking.

Donna Eisenhower

When Donna signed up for Spiritual Deepening eRetreats in early 2020, she expected to continue in her self-paced exploration into Quaker thought. What she didn’t anticipate was the community she would discover during the early days of the pandemic.

The 2021 FGC Gathering will be virtual!

The 2021 FGC Gathering “Way Will Open” will be held online, June 27 – July 3, and not in person.

Letter from FGC’s Christian and Interfaith Relations Committee regarding Election Day 2020 in the U.S.

The Christian and Interfaith Relations Committee of Friends General Conference views with alarm recent developments that threaten the normal performance of the November election.

Vital Friends: Reflections on Religious Education and Parenting as a Quaker during COVID-19

Quaker religious education teachers Mim Lilly Coleman and Melinda Wenner Bradley share their reflections on how the coronavirus pandemic changed their work.

Antiracism In Popular Films: A Discussion Group

This series will allow those of us who identify as white to educate ourselves about racism by discussing films that come from People of Color’s lived experience. 

How our Meeting Houses affect our efforts to become actively anti-racist faith communities

How can Quaker meeting houses and worship spaces can become more welcoming and inclusive of everyone who comes into them.

Strategies to Foster Interfaith Community

Finding common ground in our spiritual journeys through interfaith relationship-building is a powerful way to connect in the age of social distancing.

Things I’ve Learned as a Person Who Practices Two Religions

This article was written for the August 2020 Interfaith Issue of the Vital Friends eNewsletter.

Sharing Faith and Practice in Swahili: Buffalo Monthly Meeting’s Story

Sue Tannehill shares a story about a family from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who worked with her Quaker community to create an English-to-Swahili translation of New York Yearly Meeting’s Faith and Practice.


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