Yearly Meeting News Update for August 25, 2023

Friends General Conference shares the following news that may be of interest to Friends and the Quaker-curious.

What’s Next in FGC Events?

Shifting social, financial, ecological, spiritual, and public health realities call us to experiment with new practices in how we gathering together as Friends.

FGC Welcomes Kody Hersh

Friends General Conference warmly welcomes Kody Hersh to the role of Young Adult & Youth Coordinator.


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

Vital Friends: An Update on FGC’s Clerks Training for Adult Young Friends and High Schoolers

Each year, FGC is nurtures the spiritual gifts of young Quaker leaders through its Clerks Training for Adult Young Friends and High Schoolers.

FGC’s Youth Committees are gearing up for the 2021 Gathering

Our High School and Junior Gathering Committees spent much of the summer reflecting on 2020 Virtual Gathering and taking note of areas to grow this year.

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: 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.

Gathering Profiles: Junior Gathering Friend in Residence

Read this testimony to learn about Becky Marty’s role as Junior Gathering Friend in Residence!

Vital Friends: Quaker Youth Programming

Looking for resources to build and nurture the spiritual foundation of Quaker youth?

Gathering Profiles: Youth Sponsor

Did you know you can support young people to attend Gathering by serving as their sponsor?

Gathering Profiles: High School Counselor

In this month’s Gathering Profile, we highlight Aurelio Anderson, one of our High School program’s dedicated staff.


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