Consultation for Friends who have attended the 2013 White Privilege Conference

From September 27th through September 29th, 2013, twenty-two friends gathered at Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center in Minnesota for a consultation on the impact of attending the White Privilege Conference, an event conceived and organized by an African American man, with support from Friends General Conference. FGC has supported Friends’ attendance at the White Privilege…

FGC Committee for Nurturing Ministries Consultation for Visioning the Future for the Ministry on Racism Program

On September 6th through 8th, 2013, 14 Friends gathered at Pendle Hill in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, to discuss the future of FGC’s Ministry on Racism Program. The Minute of Exercise is attached below.

Vital Friends: September 2013 eNewsletter

This year’s Gathering explored ambitious questions about growth and reconciliation in the Light.

FGC Gathering 2013: At the Growing Edges of our Faith

Intermountain Yearly Meeting affiliated with FGC in 2009, and this year hosted its first Gathering in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, June 30 through July 6. 

FGC Welcomes our New Quaker Voluntary Service Volunteer

The Quaker Voluntary Service has opened a new branch in Philadelphia this year, and FGC will be hosting Maire Elizabeth Moriarty to work with our Ministry on Racism.

Joyfully sharing FGC’s Annual Report

Our Annual Report, Spiritual Vision, Faithful Service, A Plan for Action highlights some of our accomplishments this past year. 

Quaker Quest for PYM: Now through FGC

Since 2007, FGC has worked with over 100 monthly meetings in about 21 yearly meetings across the US and Canada.

Quaker Discussion During WPC15 Accountability Session

WPC has committed to becoming a “community of action” with the goal that every participant will take their conference learning beyond the walls of the program classrooms and back into our own home environments by way of meaningful action. To do this, each conference program of the WPC ultimately has an intentional action component. Our…

Kitty Taylor Mizuno: Choosing a Way Forward at the Crossroads

This piece was written after attending the White Privilege Conference with FGC in 2013.  It has also been published in the Haddonfield Quarter Newsletter. by Kitty Taylor Mizuno I think the most important recurring theme for me at the White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Seattle which I have just attended is that in order to make our…

Joan Broadfield: Recognizing White Privilege – A Prose Poem

The 2013 White Privilege Conference took place in Seattle with more than 40 Friends and 2,100 people total attending. This was the fourth year FGC has sponsored a group of Friends attending. Three of these Friends, Liz Oppenheimer, Joan Broadfield, and Kitty Taylor Mizuno, have shared their reflections on their experiences at the conference. Recognizing…

Liz Oppenheimer: Basics of Unearned White Privilege

The 2013 White Privilege Conference took place in Seattle with more than 40 Friends and 2,100 people total attending. This was the fourth year FGC has sponsored a group of Friends attending. Three of these Friends, Liz Oppenheimer, Joan Broadfield, and Kitty Taylor Mizuno, have shared their reflections on their experiences at the conference. This…

Serving on a New Meetings Project MentoringTeam

As part of supporting new meetings and worship groups, the NMP is looking for some seasoned, faithful Friends to serve as members of mentoring teams.

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