Friends General Conference

Together we nurture the spiritual vitality of Friends

Resources for Adults

Religious Education

Friends General Conference makes available resources for adults looking to support religious education. 

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Do our meetings truly reflect all the faces of God among our members and attenders? FGC has heard from many of you that the answer to that question is often no.

The Aging, Death, and Dying eRetreat invites you to explore and practice the spirituality of death. Growing old, even when that means facing physical or other changes, can help us focus on what is essential.  This eRetreat will run from May 12 - June 7, 2019.

Register here for an upcoming Spiritual Deepening eRetreat. 

The Weaving a Wider Welcome eRetreat session will run from October 27 - November 22, 2019

The Silence & Light for Young Adult Friends eRetreat invites you to explore and practice the experience of Quaker worship and silent waiting, for an inward encounter with Inner Teacher who leads, guides, and transforms us every day.  This eRetreat

This eRetreat offers participants the opportunity to develop their understanding of what racism, white supremacy, and white privilege are, and how they are embedded in our society, Quaker meetings, and lives.  You will gain knowledge of historical and current realities of racial oppression i

This topic explores how Quakers put faith into practice. We will look at how our experience in worship leads us to a shared commitment of living our beliefs through our witness in the world. Friends work to create a world not as it is, but as it should be.

Many of us know that the Beloved Community is “not yet,” because we see the trauma of white supremacy and free-market colonialism playing itself out across the globe. But can we co-create and Live Into Wholeness together?

The Silence & Light eRetreat invites you to explore and practice the experience of Quaker worship and silent waiting, for an inward encounter with Inner Teacher who leads, guides, and transforms us every day.
 

Each week, the eRetreat program offers a new topic with videos, essays, quotations, and activities for you to explore and go deeper.

Who is a Spiritual Deepening eRetreat for?  Do I have to be a Quaker to partcipate?  What is the time commitment?  What is the technology requirement?  How much does it cost?