Friends General Conference programs help Friends to nurture the spiritual life of meeting communities; transform relationships within meetings; enrich worship; learn together; welcome newcomers; and improve practice of Quaker processes.

All Programs

Young Adult & Youth Ministries

FGC is piloting a Spiritual Mentorship Program for youth and young adults interested in developing their spiritual gifts of clerking, discernment, and community leadership.

Ministry on Racism

The Ministry on Racism Program offers assistance and support to meetings that want to develop their racial and ethnic awareness, increase their diversity, and address the impact of the institution of racism on our Society

The Gathering

The 2024 FGC Gathering, “Rooted in Story”, will be held at Haverford College in Haverford, PA, from June 30 – July 6, 2024.

Spiritual Deepening Program

There are two ways to Go Deeper with Spiritual Deepening: the Spiritual Deepening Library and Spiritual Deepening eRetreats.

QuakerPress Publishing

Through QuakerPress Publishing, Friends General Conference publishes resources with the goal of nurturing Quaker meetings and individual Friends. Books published by QuakerPress must be on topics that address one or more of FGC’s major goals. QuakerPress publishes print books, ebooks, and pamphlets, and has produced CDs and digital resources in the past. Friends General Conference,…

Quaker Communications Community of Practice (QCCOP)

The Quaker Communications Community of Practice (QCCOP) is a group of volunteer Friends and staff members who are committed to best practice in website design, social media excellence, and advancements in technology that benefit Friends meetings. QCCOP is the successor to Quaker Cloud. Members of QCCOP support one another through a peer-to-peer community managed by…

Christian and Interfaith Relations

The Christian and Interfaith Relations Committee (CIRC) of Friends General Conference sponsors dialogues and finds other ways for Friends to be active and involved in interfaith, ecumenical, and broader Quaker activities. This committee is responsible for FGC participation in the World Council of Churches, the Parliament of World Religion, and other ecumenical bodies. CIRC helps us build greater understanding across religious divisions,…

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