Friends General Conference

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Resources

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

Quakers Consider...
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

There are quite a few Quaker artists and resources we encourage you to check out!

FGC Communications Resource
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

Originally known as "Publishers of Truth," Quakers have always turned to the ministry of the written word to document Quaker history and historic Friends, speak truth to power, and make Quaker spirituality and practice more accessible to anyone who wants to participate in it. Here are resources for Friends who are writers or who want to access Quaker publications to deepen their understanding of Friends.

FGC Communications Resource
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

The clerk of a meeting or committee has a vital role in nurturing Quaker process and community. If you are new to clerking or interested in going deeper in your experience of Quaker clerkship, the resources here can help.

FGC Communications Resource
Eppchez Yes, member of the Institutional Assessment Implementation Committee

What does anti-racist clerking look like?

This screener offers questions for reflection and discernment for Friends who are current or rising clerks, and Friends who participate in business meetings and on committees.

Challenging Racism

This Spiritual Deepening group combines discussion of When the Spirit Calls by Jay Marshall with workshop opportunities to think more deeply about how call and discernment may be present in one's own life.

Adult
Carolyn Lejuste and David Etheridge

“God sometimes takes us into troubled waters not to drown us, but to cleanse us.”
- LeCrae, Hip Hop Artist

Challenging Racism
Marta Rusek, Communications Manager

During times of uncertainty and violent escalation, like the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol, how will the Peace testimony manifest itself in your life and in the life of your meeting?

These resources offer historical information and ideas for living and witnessing peace in your daily life.

FGC Communications Resource
Carolyn Lejuste and David Etheridge

Since the times of George Fox, the Religious Society of Friends has acted at the intersection of internal spirituality and social action. In worship, Friends seek moral guidance of how to live our lives, to “let our lives speak."

In the past five years, Friends General Conference, as well as various yearly meetings and monthly meetings, have understood that living into our testimonies of integrity, equality, and community demand action to end racial injustice in North America and throughout the world.

Challenging Racism