Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

News

Here you will find news items of interest about FGC. We will also feature news items from other Quaker Organizations in the United States and Canada at their request.

Friends General Conference is seeking a qualified Friend to work on a contract basis with FGC committees and staff to coordinate and develop a Quaker spiritual deepening program for use by individuals and meetings.  The purpose of this work is to provide a clear plan on how FGC – in co

FGC News | April 1st 2014

In early March 2014, FGC brought together 65 Friends “to help make the full depth, joy, and fire of Quaker faith and practice highly available, teachable, and experiential for all those who are or will become part of our faith communities.” 

FGC News | March 26th 2014

The 2014 White Privilege Conference will be taking place in Madison, Wisconsin, on March 26th-29th, and pre-registration to join the Quaker group is now live!

FGC is again sponsoring a Quaker group to attend the conference, open to Friends of all traditions.

FGC News | January 21st 2014

For their second series of Quaker Quest public sessions, Greensboro First Friends Meeting offers a unique program for those curious about Quakers and those already on the Quaker path.

Quaker News | January 9th 2014
Barry Crossno outlines the case for a comprehensive religious education and spiritual formation program for newcomers and Friends.
FGC News | November 25th 2013

James Turrell’s grandmother used to say of Quaker meeting, “Go inside and greet the Light.”  The Quaker architect has made a career of using light and space in interesting and novel ways.  He designed and donated the Skyspace in the meeting room of the new

Quaker News | November 15th 2013

Several Quaker families have offered up to $60,000 to match new and increased gifts to FGC. All new and increased portions will be matched. Increases of $200 + are double matched!

Give now to support FGC's work and to help us earn the full challenge!

FGC News | November 12th 2013

To Friends Everywhere:

FGC News | November 5th 2013
Registration for the 2013 Retreat for Friends of Color and Their Families in Washington, DC has been extended to October 25th. We hope you will join us in this nourishing weekend!
FGC News | October 16th 2013

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 is especially appreciative of the engagement and enthusiasm of IMYM in organizing and supporting the Gathering.  This year saw

FGC News | August 29th 2013