Theme: Sink Down To The Seed Sown In the Heart

Dates: June 28-July 4, 2020

Location: Online, on Zoom

What happened at the 2020 Gathering?

Schedule and handouts from the 2020 Virtual Gathering

Articles & Writings

Epistle from the Virtual Pre-Gathering Retreat for Friends of Color & their Families

Bible Half Hour: Carl Magruder

Evening Programs

Monday Night

Prayer, Poetry, and Music in the midst of Quarantine and Injustice

Dr. Amanda Kemp, Dr. Michael T. Jamanis, and Matthew WoodsonPrayer, Poetry, and Music in the midst of Quarantine and Injustice.

Tuesday Night

A Panel on Moving Forward: Visions of the Future

Dr. Mica Estrada, Kallan Benson, Kenyatta James, and George Lakey

Wednesday Night

City Love Concert

Sterling Duns, Caselli Jordan and Emnye are City Love – a West Philly social justice music and education trio. They are teachers and musicians who make music for the world we need and use our songs to spread love, hope, dialogue, justice and healing. City Love has shared assemblies, workshops, and performances at schools, colleges, and conferences throughout the country and recently released a young children’s album about race, honoring our differences, standing up for each other, equity, self-love, and belonging.

Film: Quakers the Quiet Revolutionaries

Revolutionaries from the start, Quakers defied the Church of England and embraced racial and gender equality. Using verite and archival footage, interviews, voiceover historical quotations, and graphic animations, Quakers: The Quiet Revolutionaries reveals nearly four centuries of Quaker activism. Watch the introduction to the film.

Thursday Night

Valarie Kaur

Valarie Kaur, a lawyer, filmmaker, and innovator, is a seasoned civil rights activist and celebrated prophetic voice “at the forefront of progressive change” (Center for American Progress). View her Watch Night Service address, TED Talk, and learn more about Valarie and the Revolutionary Love Project on her website:


FGC Virtual Gathering 2020 Playlist

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