Does your Quaker meeting or church need a loan to buy its meeting space or renovate it? The Friends Meeting House Fund (FMHF), in partnership with Everence, can help! Here are five benefits to getting your loan with FMHF.
Companion in the ministry
The companion in the ministry is sometimes referred to as a spiritual companion or an elder. We encourage all FGC Gathering workshop leaders to have a companion in the ministry, a Friend who has demonstrated spiritual maturity and has the recommendation of his or her meeting.
The responsibilities of the companion in the ministry may include:
This resource provides the biographies of African American Quakers from as long ago as the colonial period. FGC encourages their use in First Day school lessons and in other educational situations.
Beyond Diversity 101 is a five day intensive workshop intended to help participants better understand how they individually and corporately contribute to a racist system with society.
What is Gospel Ministry?
When Friends travel in the gospel ministry they visit individuals and/or meetings without a predetermined agenda other than to be faithful to listen and to respond to the promptings of the Spirit.
Good press and advertising are essential for the success of any public event. Below we have some tips and great ideas we’ve collected and from other meetings who have held events like Quaker Quest Public Sessions. These ideas can be used in a wide range of venues!