Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends

Resources

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

Quakers Consider...

This book discussion will explore the concept of antiracism through a discussion of the book How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi.

Challenging Racism

Are you a white Friend who wants to go deeper in your reflections on racism and white supremacy in a challenging yet compassionate virtual space?

Challenging Racism
Melinda Wenner Bradley, Religious Education Consultant and Trainer, and Youth Religious Life Coordinator for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

As Quaker meetings and churches throughout North America continue their discernment around holding worship online for the foreseeable future or offering in-person worship with social distancing measures in place (or even a combination of both), Friends may also be considering how to resume or proceed with religious education programming for children and youth. Alongside careful planning for safety, and the flexibility to shift our plans, we have an opportunity in this disrupted time to imagine something new that might reach more people and connect us as all-age spiritual communities.

Resources for Friends and Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marta Rusek and Barry Crossno

We know that some of you are beginning the discernment process with members and attenders of your meeting to possibly reopening your Quaker Meeting house during the COVID-19 pandemic. To aid your discernment, FGC has compiled the following advices, queries and safety strategies to help guide your Quaker community's decision-making.

Resources for Friends and Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Th Spiritual Deepening eRetreat Program uses the Matrix online learning platform to organize all of the content, links, resources, and online conversations that make an eRetreat so engaging.

Adult
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

If you're looking for updates about FGC events and Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions, public health and safety information, guides about how to organize Meeting for Worship virtually, and resources for pastoral care and self-care, you'll find all that and more in this resource.

Resources for Friends and Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

Even when we worship apart, together we are Friends!

FGC created this resource for Friends, Quaker newcomers, and spiritual seekers who want to worship online with Friends during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Resources for Friends and Meetings during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This book discussion will explore the challenges of living a joyful life through a discussion of The Book of Joy, by the 14th Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Adult