Reflections on the 2022 White Privilege Conference

FGC’s Vanessa Julye shares her brief reflections on the 2022 White Privilege Conference, which occurred in Charlotte, NC.

eRetreat Facilitators sought

The Friends General Conference Spiritual Deepening Program seeks eRetreat Facilitators for 2022-2023 sessions.

Gather with Nominating Committee

As a very small committee, we actively seek Friends to join Nominating Committee in this joyous work.

YAY!

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

Request for Proposals: Anti-Racism Staff Training and Respite Care

Proposal Due Date: April 24, 2022 Proposal due electronically to Linnea Halsten: ministryonracismassistant@fgcquaker.org. Friends General Conference (FGC) seeks proposals from consulting firms, individuals, and coalitions to help the organization eliminate bias and racial harm from our 18-person staff (16 are white and two are people of African descent).

A Message from FGC about Gathering 2022

Summary The 2022 Gathering will be held online July 3rd through 9th.  Registration for the virtual Gathering will open in May. Details are coming soon. YAY!, an in-person Young Adult and Youth event for children, teens, and young adults (ages 0 – 35) is in discernment. More soon! FGC is committed to both online and in-person, all-ages…

A Message from the Presiding Clerk about Gathering 2022

When the wind blows, the reed shifts and flows, moving with the current and remaining intact. When the turbulence has passed, the reed rises again to find that the more rigid among us—like the mighty oak that will not bend—are broken by the storm. Aesop

Book Musings, March 2022

by Audrey Greenhall Here’s a sampling of what’s new at QuakerBooks. Keep updated regularly through our New and Recent Arrivals collection.

Quaker Jobs Update for March 30, 2022

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: A Book Group

By Linnea Halsten, FGC Ministry on Racism Assistant La Jolla Monthly Meeting has organized an open virtual book group to read Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship, co-authored by Vanessa Julye and Donna McDaniel.

Quaker Jobs Update

Friends General Conference shares the following job announcements that may be of interest to Quaker job seekers:

Continuing Exploration: “…and follow me.”

An Editorial from Lori Piñeiro Sinitzky The theme of the 2022 Gathering, “…and follow me,” is a biblical phrase that was unfamiliar to me until the Gathering clerks introduced it as this year’s theme. Over the last few months, I’ve taken time to read and reread the passages in which this phrase appears in the…

Pagination

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