Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends


Upcoming events offered by FGC, including workshops, trainings, retreats and other opportunities.

Virtual Junior Gathering offers families flexible opportunities to spend time together and nourish their spiritual growth.

Children and Teens | Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 3:30pm

FGC's Virtual High School Program participants create community through a multitude of activities during the week. An amazing, fun-packed Quaker experience.

Children and Teens | Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 6:30pm

Amanda Kemp, Founder of Racial Justice from the H.E.A.R.T. Dr. Amanda Kemp is a racial justice and mindfulness mentor. She completed undergraduate studies at Stanford University and earned a PhD from Northwestern University.

Evening Programs | Monday, June 29, 2020 - 8:00pm

Mica Estrada, Kallan Benson and George Lakey will share their visions of how we, as Quakers in this society, can move forward into a shared vision of a better world for us all. Moderated by Laura Magnani.

Evening Programs | Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 8:00pm

City Love (Sterling Duns and Caselli Jordan) is a West Philly social justice music and education duo. They are teachers and musicians who make music for the world we need and use our songs to spread love, hope, dialogue, justice and healing. They recently released a young children's album about race, honoring our differences, standing up for each other, equity, self-love, and belonging.

Evening Programs | Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:00pm

Valarie Kaur, a lawyer, filmmaker, and innovator, is a seasoned civil rights activist and celebrated prophetic voice “at the forefront of progressive change”. Her question “Is this the darkness of the tomb – or the darkness of the womb?” reframed the political moment and became a mantra for people fighting for change. Valarie now leads the Revolutionary Love Project.

Evening Programs | Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:00pm