Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends


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 welcomes Pim Halka to staff!  Ze will join the Gathering team as Online Events Associate.

FGC News | January 20th 2022

FGC is collaborating with Everence (a faith-based financial services organization) to offer a how-to workshop on creating financial and estate plans with a lens on Quaker values.

FGC News | November 15th 2021

We are so excited! Preparations are underway for the 2022 Gathering "...and follow me" in-person at Radford University in Radford, Virginia from July 3 – 9.

FGC News | October 21st 2021

During our $15,000 DONOR MATCH CHALLENGE generous Friends will help your gift grow in impact. These Friends will MATCH your one-time and DOUBLE the annual amount of a new or increased monthly recurring gift.

FGC News | September 17th 2021

Gathering 2022 clerks invite you to join us at the FGC Gathering July 3-9, 2022. Please enjoy this video introducing our Gathering clerks for this year.


| August 12th 2021

FGC is pleased to announce that Rashid Darden has joined the organization as our Communications Manager. We feel lucky to have hired someone with so much storytelling experience.

| August 7th 2021

FGC is excited to announce a new opportunity for all friends who are interested in deepening their commitment to the Quaker testimonies to apply to our Quakers Uprooting Racism Community Practice cohort.

| August 6th 2021

Linnea Halsten Began worshiping with Frends at Atlanta Monthly meeting when she was a Quaker Volyntary Service Fellow. During her year with QVS Linnea connected deeply with Quakerism, as she saw the testimonies of equity and integrity actively play out in meetings and programming.

| August 1st 2021

Way Will Open and the 2021 FGC Gathering

Way Will Open is not a passive thing that happens to us. We must seek it, listen for it, be in relationship with the Divine and with one another, and act faithfully. We did, and Way Opened.
| July 31st 2021

Connect with Friends and go deeper in your spiritual experience with these upcoming virtual events this summer and fall, presented by Friends Committee on National Legislation, Friends Couple Enrichment, Beacon Hill Freinds House, and more.

| July 30th 2021