Friends General Conference

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Friends General Conference Gathering

Join Friends from many regions for our first in-person Gathering since 2019! (There will also be a few events and workshops available online.)

The Gathering is a week of Quaker worship, workshops, and community for all ages. Friends come together from across the USA and Canada (and sometimes further) to deepen our connection to one another and the Spirit. The Gathering is typically held on a college campus in late June/early July, and location changes from year to year. In 2020, FGC began offering some virtual Gathering programs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attenders range from newborns to elders in their 90s, and include both long-time Friends and those newer to Quakerism. In structure, it’s part conference and part family camp. In content, it provides an abundance of opportunities to learn about Quakerism and to foster your spiritual life – and to have fun together.

Theme: “Listen So That We May Live”

Location: Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon

Financial aid is available.

Register early (April 3-16)! All full-time registrations completed during this time have equal access to workshops and housing options, and priority consideration for financial aid.

There are also several pre-Gathering events including a retreat for people of color and their families, a retreat for adult young Friends, a School of the Spirit event, and a Quakers and Business Conference.

See the FGC website for more information and the registration form.

Sunday, July 2, 2023 - 1:30pm to Saturday, July 8, 2023 - 12:00pm
Pacific Daylight Time
Western Oregon University Monmouth, OR
United States
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