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2018 FGC Gathering in Toledo, OH

2018 FGC Gathering

Theme: The Power of Truth

Dates: July 1-7, 2018

Location: University of Toledo in Toledo, OH

What happened at the 2018 Gathering?

Schedule and handouts from the 2018 Gathering

Articles & Videos:

Bible Half Hour: Dwight L. Wilson (watch: Monday 7/2, Tuesday 7/3, Wednesday 7/4, Thursday 7/5, Friday 7/6)

Gathering 2018 Co-Clerk Paul Tinkerhess performed a Toledo-inspired version of his song Quaker Waltz


Members of the Institutional Assessment on Racism Working Group presented a recorded update for Friends at the 2018 Gathering


Evening Programs

Monday Night: Robin Wall Kimmerer - "Justice for All: Reciprocity, Restoration and Respect for All Beings" (not recorded)

Watch FGC's General Secretary Barry Crossno deliver remarks on Gathering 2018's theme, The Power of Truth.

Tuesday night: Quaker Truth Talks with Oskar Pierre Castro, Paula Palmer, and Andrew Tomlinson



Wednesday Night: La'Ron Williams - "Culture of Struggle; Culture of Faith: Using Storytelling to Help the Truth Survive in a Nation Riddled with Lies" (not recorded)

Thursday Night: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II - "America Must Have a Moral Revival



Friday Night: Baldemar Velásquez - "Securing Bargaining Rights of the Poor: A Call to Action"