Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

The Gathering

Taste the vibrancy and the variety that is available by immersing yourself in this community of Friends for a week. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you—in person—at Niagara University, New York, July 2-8, 2017. 

2017 Theme : Ripples start where spirit moves

Check out the 2016 Schedule & Handouts Page for events and helpful handouts and the 2016 Gathering Blog for plenary recordings and reflections.

Curious about the Gathering schedule? Take a look at this schedule from 2016 (and return in January to see a revised schedule).
The week of the Gathering is packed with programs and events, from small group morning workshops to public evening plenaries, and programs for children, teens and young adults.

Registration opens April 3, 2017. Register early to maximize access to workshops and financial aid. Check here for information on other registration dates and financial aid.

Niagara University near the Canada/U.S.A. border, New York

Find information on future and previous Gatherings, audio and video recordings, as well as Gathering history.
Questions? You might find your answer here.

Need a form? Whether or not you are registered, see our Gathering Forms page to find it.

A good overview of the Gathering in video form. Directed and edited by Amala Lane. Thank you to all of the volunteer videographers!

Follow the links below to find what you are looking for: