Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice


In a short video, three Quakers express their perspectives on Jesus.
Quakers Consider...

Experience inspiring recordings from Gathering 2016, or relive your favorite presentations anytime.



Video Recordings


Monday, July 4th: Rex Ambler


Event Resource

Meeting mentors received training to help them "walk alongside" a meeting over an extended period as it works on its challenges and opportunities. It is a process that includes prayer, worship, on-going dialogue, questioning, research, learning and reflection.


The Friends listed here have traveled across the United States and Canada helping meetings through programs designed to assist meetings in becoming welcoming, deep, and warm.


The Friends listed here have been part of the Traveling Ministries Program which connected Friends with the gifts of Ministry to Quaker meetings requesting spiritual support.

Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle, Michael Long
Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist Gives an in-depth and engaging biography of Bayard Rustin for middle school ages and up.

QuakerPress Publication
QuakerPress Publication
For many years Friends General Conference provided The Directory for Traveling Friends for the United States and Canada, a list information about people who were open to hosting traveling Friends in their homes. The last revised and updated edition was published in September 2013. The Directory is no longer being published and there are no plans to reinstitute it.
Meeting Resource

This is a page of resources and information on the Doctrine of Discovery and the work that affiliated monthly and yearly meetings are doing to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery and affirm the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

Challenging Racism

In 1997 Central Committee approved the formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Racial Diversity.

Since then, Central Committee has continued to expand its commitment to racial justice and diversity work. This web page provides the history of Diversity at Central Committee. 

Challenging Racism