Friends General Conference

Nurturing faith and Quaker practice

Future and Past Gatherings

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Future Gatherings

The theme of the 2017 Gathering is "Ripples start where spirit moves." It will be at Niagara University, right on the U.S.A.-Canadian border in Niagara Falls, New York. It is about 30 miles from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and about 50 miles east of Hamilton, Ontario. The dates are July 2-8, 2017.

The 2018 Gathering will be in Toledo, Ohio. The dates are July 1-7, 2018.

Explore joining the 2018 Gathering Committee.

Recent Gatherings

Recordings from the 2016 Gathering

Recordings from the 2015 Gathering

Recordings from 2014

2014 was the the first year that we attempted to livestream evening events at Gathering.  As befits an experiment, quality is variable.

Opening, Evening Plenaries, and Concert

Morning Bible Half Hour Audio Recordings

Recordings from 2012

Monday Plenary Talk by Erik Cleven : The Spirit of Mediation: Conflict Transformation in Divided Societies

2012 Bible Half Hour Archives

Couldn't make the 2012 daily Bible Half-Hour? Listen to them here. Peterson Toscano shares stories from the Bible - some familiar and some less so - in a way you've likely not experienced before. Stream them directly, or download them to have for later listening:

Gathering History

Click here to see a list of historical FGC Gatherings