The Friends General Conference Central Committee, meeting annually in October, is solely responsible for making final policy decisions affecting the FGC organization and program, approving the annual budget, and making changes in the corporate by-laws. It is composed of persons appointed by affiliated yearly meetings, monthly meetings and associations and of persons co-opted by Central Committee action.

Friends General Conference (FGC), with Divine guidance, nurtures the spiritual vitality of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) by providing programs and services for Friends, meetings, and seekers. Through the work of our staff and the representatives appointed by our member yearly meetings (15), fellowship (1), and independently affiliated monthly meetings (12), these programs and services are made possible. The committees of Central Committee (CC) (the governing body of FGC) have come into being through discernment of needs and leadings and continue to evolve and transform as those needs change. [Read more below.]

Central Committee Access

Members of Central Committee may access meeting documents and resources at this portal. Look for the “log in” link.

Volunteering for Central Committee

Friends interested in volunteering for Central Committee should speak with their Yearly Meeting’s nominating committee or complete FGC’s Volunteer Skills and Interests Survey. One need not be a member of Central Committee to volunteer for many FGC-related projects.


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