Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice


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.


For 2017, Central Committee's primary task was to listen deeply and consider these questions:

FGC News | December 6th 2017


| October 24th 2017
How do you say good-bye to a faithful Friend who identifies himself as a “Bad Quaker”? We’ll find out later this month when Brent Bill, Associate Secretary for Communications, Publications, and Outreach, retires from FGC to devote more time to his family and to his ministry as an author and speaker.
| October 4th 2017
We’ve been listening to you, our customers, about how you want QuakerBooks to be of service and what kind of customer service you’d like. We are pleased to announce some important changes that will help QuakerBooks focus on our core services.
| September 26th 2017
For this edition of Word by Friends, Marta Rusek asks Emily Provance, Interim Young Adult Field Secretary for New York Yearly Meeting, about outreach tools for Quaker meetings and her experiences using Facebook ads, and why the most effective outreach strategy for welcoming newcomers and seekers requires a holistic approach.
| September 24th 2017
Explore FGC's September 2017 issues of Vital Friends and BookMusings. Vital Friends, September 2017: Change | BookMusings, September 2017: Arts & Culture
| September 11th 2017


Quaker News | August 30th 2017
FGC is pleased to welcome Audrey Greenhall, Fulfillment Clerk, to its bookstore, QuakerBooks & More!
FGC News | August 14th 2017