Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice


Upcoming events offered by FGC, including workshops, trainings, retreats and other opportunities.

2015 FGC Leader Training for Couple Enrichment Leaders at the FGC Gathering, 7/3-5/20

Take your relationship to a new level as you learn and practice leadership skills for couple enrichment events!

The next training for FGC Couple Enrichment leader couples will be held a

FGC Events | Cullowhee, NC | Friday, July 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
Opportunities abound for families to spend time together at Gathering.

Children and Teens | Monday, July 6, 2015 - 1:30pm

Breaking Down Walls and Building Bridges

Scott Holmes and Daryl Atkinson will reflect on their work to seek sustainable wholeness in broken community. Scott and Daryl have worked together on many criminal justice issues in North Carolina.
Evening Programs | Monday, July 6, 2015 - 7:00pm

These small-group sessions often spark new leadings and insights. On Tuesday, choose from varied topics likely to include peace and justice issues, education, economics, spirituality, and other Quaker concerns.

Evening Programs | Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Carrie Newcomer is one of the definitive voices of the heartland and progressive spirituality, with an ability for sharp observation of the world.
Evening Programs | Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Parker J. Palmer is a writer, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change.
Evening Programs | Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

Life Is Your Best Medicine

Modern science is now confirming what many indigenous peoples long believed, that much of our health and vitality comes from the way we live our lives. Tieraona Low Dog weaves science and ancient wisdom into a message of hope and transformation for the 21st century.
Evening Programs | Friday, July 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program is sponsoring a Gathering for Friends of Color and adults parenting children of color, whether parents by birth or by adoption. Meals and program will be at Colombiere Conference and Retreat Center. This fall FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program is sponsoring an opportunity in the Midwest for Friends of Color and their families to come together to build an incredible multigenerational community through:
Non-Gathering Events | Clarkston, MI | Friday, November 6, 2015 - 2:00pm