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Alaska Friends gather in August 2019.

2021-2022 Visit Calendar

Visits are in reverse chronological order. Additional information about the visit is linked when available.

FCNL’s ministry of Quaker engagement is a crucial part of grounding the organization in the Religious Society of Friends and supporting Friends’ participation in Quaker advocacy.

Visits in August 2022

  • August 20 – Riley at North Carolina Fellowship of Friends (NCFF) – FCNL Interest Group
  • August 6–11 – Heather, Jessica, José, and Nicole at New England Yearly Meeting (NEYM) – FCNL Workshops
  • August 4–7 – Alaska Friends Conference (AFC)
  • August 2–6 – Visiting Friend Tom Roberts at Ohio Yearly Meeting (OYM)
  • August 1–7 – Allen, Clarence, Sarah Johnson, and Susan at Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) – FCNL Workshops
    • August 6 – Allen at BYM – The Nuclear Threat: Pushing back against the world’s most immoral weapons
    • August 4 – Sarah Johnson at BYM – Welcome to Friends Place! 
    • July 26 – Clarence at BYM – FCNL Creation Care: Pursuing Transformational Climate Policies in an Era of Disruption (virtual only)

Visits in July 2022

  • July 27–31 – Allen at Lake Erie Yearly Meeting (LEYM) – FCNL Workshop and Organizational Panel
  • July 27–31 – Bobby at Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative (IYMC) – Plenary and FCNL Workshop
  • July 26–31 – Diana, Alex W., and Nicole at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Business and Plenaries
  • July 24–30 – Portia at New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) – FCNL Workshop
  • July 22–27 – Bridget, Jameelah, and Jessica at Pacific Yearly Meeting (PacYM) – FCNL Workshop – Beloved Community & the World We Seek: Living Quaker Faith at FCNL
  • July 21–24 – Alicia at Western Yearly Meeting (WYM) – FCNL Workshop
  • July 13–17 – Hassan and Mary Comfort at North Pacific Yearly Meeting (NPYM) – FCNL Interest Groups
  • July 13–17 – Emma at North Carolina Yearly Meeting Conservative (NCYMC)
  • July 3–9 – FCNL Staff at Friends General Conference (FGC) Virtual Gathering – Alicia, Bobby, and Riley

Visits in June 2022

  • June 17–19 – Alicia at Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends (SCYMF) – FCNL Workshop: Friends Reckoning with Racism – Sharing Our Experiences
  • June 15–19 – Anika and Stephen at Intermountain Yearly Meeting (IMYM) – FCNL Workshop: Faith Voices for Migration Justice
  • June 15–19 – Bobby and Justin at Illinois Yearly Meeting (ILYM) – Plenary and FCNL Workshop: Communicating with Congress
  • June 15–19 – Jim at Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association (SAYMA) – FCNL Workshop: Advocacy from a Place of Faith
  • June 8–12 – Abi and Alex F. at Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting (OVYM) – FCNL Workshop: Amplifying Calls for Economic Justice
  • June 3–7 – Imani, Jameelah, and Emma at Pendle Hill’s Continuing Revolution Conference
  • June 3–5 – Alicia at FUM Stoking the Fire Retreat
  • June 2–4 – Bobby at Great Plains Yearly Meeting (GPYM) – FCNL Workshop: Native American Advocacy Program
  • June 1 – Bobby at Friends Meeting at Cambridge (MA) – Worship and fellowship

Visits in May 2022

Visits in April 2022

  • April 29–May 1 – Bobby at Beacon Hill Friends House
  • April 29–May 1 – Emma at New England Yearly Meeting (NEYM) Young Adult Friend Retreat
  • April 15–18 – Bobby at Quakers Uprooting Racism Retreat
  • April 13–17 – Riley at Southeastern Yearly Meeting (SEYM) – FCNL Interest Group
  • April 10–17 – Istra and Portia at South Central Yearly Meeting (SCYM)
  • April 7 – Clarence at Quaker Action for a Just World: 2022 AFSC Corporation Program – Panelist for Quaker climate activists: Intersections of climate justice and Quakerism 
  • April 5 – Portia at Friends House (CA) – Virtual presentation on Native American advocacy
  • April 2 – Emma at Baltimore Yearly Meeting Youth Conference – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places

Visits in March 2022

  • March 31 – Bobby at Wilmington College – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places
  • March 27 – Emma at Middletown Meeting (PA) – Worship and fellowship 
  • March 27 – Visiting Friend Tom Bertrand at Acadia Friends Meeting (VA)–  Priorities process facilitation
  • March 27 – Visiting Friend Tom Bertrand at Charlottesville Friends meeting (VA)–  Priorities process facilitation
  • March 20 – Visiting Friend Michele Shields at Orange Grove Friends Meeting (CA)–  Priorities process facilitation
  • March 13 – Visiting Friend Steve Olshevski at Plainfield Friends Meeting (VT)–  Priorities process facilitation
  • March 6 – Visiting Friend Steve Whinfield at Northampton Friends Meeting (MA)– Priorities process facilitation
  • March 6 – Jameelah at Ujima Friends Meeting – Worship and fellowship 
  • March 6 – Alicia at Friends Meeting of Cambridge – Priorities process facilitation 
  • March 6 – Bobby at West Hills Friends Church (OR) – Worship and priorities process facilitation
  • March 6 – Bobby at Reno Friends (NV) – Worship and priorities process facilitation
  • March 6 – Emma at Fairfield Meeting (IN) – Worship and fellowship

Visits in February 2022

  • February 28 – Bobby at West Branch Friends Church (IA) – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places
  • February 28 – Alicia at Church of the Holy City – Workshop on interfaith advocacy 
  • February 27– Visiting Friend Deni Elliot at Columbia Friends Meeting (SC)– Priorities process facilitation
  • February 27 – Anika at New Haven Friends (CT) – Migration policy presentation
  • February 27 – Bobby at Bismarck-Mandan Friends (ND) – Worship and fellowship 
  • February 26– Visiting Friend Jasmine Krotkov at Montana Gathering of Friends (MT)– Priorities process facilitation
  • February 20 – Emma at Virginia Beach Friends Meeting – Worship and fellowship
  • February 13 – Alicia and Bobby at Eastern Hills Monthly Meeting – Workshop: Friends Reckoning with Racism: Self, Community, Society
  • February 6 – Alicia at North Seattle Friends Church – Worship and fellowship

Visits in January 2022

  • January 30 – Alicia at West Newton Friends Meeting (IN) – Worship and fellowship
  • January 30 – Emma at Wilmington Friends Meeting – Worship and fellowship
  • January 23 – Bobby at Fayetteville Friends Meeting (AR) – Fellowship and worship
  • January 23 – Alicia at Indianapolis First Friends – Fellowship and worship
  • January 23 – Emma at Stillwater Friends Meeting – Fellowship and worship
  • January 16 – Alicia at Open Table Friends Church (OH) – Fellowship and worship
  • January 16 – Emma at Rich Square Friends Meeting – Fellowship and worship

Visits in November 2021

  • November 14 – Bobby and Emma at Poughkeepsie Friends (NY) – Voting Rights Briefing and Lobby Training
  • November 6 – Clarence at Southern California Quarterly Meeting  – Workshop: Climate Justice and Military Pollution
  • November 6 – Bobby at Wilmington Friends Meeting (OH) – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places

Visits in October 2021

  • October 5 – Bobby at Westfield Friends School – Introduction to FCNL 

Visits in September 2021

  • September 18 – Riley at New Association of Friends – Fellowship 

Visits in August 2021

  • August 21 – Jim at North Carolina Fellowship of Friends (NCFF) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • August 7-12 – Alex W. and Nicole at New England Yearly Meeting (NEYM) – Worship and Business
  • August 5-8 – Ashley at Alaska Friends Conference (AFC) – Worship and Business
  • August 3-6 – Bobby at Ohio Yearly Meeting (OYM) – Worship and Business
  • August 2-8 – Mary Comfort and Bobby at Baltimore Yearly Meeting (BYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • August 6 – Jim Cason – Workshop: Advocate for Migration Justice with FCNL

Visits in July 2021

  • July 29–August 1 – Bobby at Wilmington Yearly Meeting – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 29 – Alicia and Bobby – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places
    • July 31 – Diane Randall – Peace Lecture
  • July 28–August 1 – Riley and Bobby at Lake Erie Yearly Meeting (LEYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 29 – Bobby – Workshop: Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • July 27–August 1 – Alex W. and Nicole at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • July 25–31 – Stephen at New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 28 – Diane Randall and Diane Keefe – Quaker advocacy: Where do we go from here?
  • July 23–28 – Stephen at Pacific Yearly Meeting (PacYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 24 – Diane Randall and Stephen Donahoe – Quaker advocacy: Where do we go from here?
  • July 22–25 – Alicia at Iowa Yearly Meeting Conservative (IYMC) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • July 23–25 – Jim at Western Yearly Meeting (WYM) – Worship, Workshop, and Fellowship
  • July 14–18 – Bobby at North Pacific Yearly Meeting (NPYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 15 – Jose and Kameryn – Workshop: Demilitarize the Police
    • July 16 – Clarence and Mariah – Workshop: Earthcare for All
  • July 14–18 – Mary Comfort at North Carolina Yearly Meeting Conservative (NCYMC) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • July 16 – Alicia and Bobby – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places

Visits in June 2021

  • June 27–July 3 – FCNL Staff at Friends General Conference (FGC) Gathering – Alicia, Bobby, Stephen, and Riley
    • June 28 – Clarence and Mariah – Earthcare for All: Advocating for National Environmental Legislation
    • June 29 – Alicia and Bobby – The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
    • July 1 – Sarah Freeman-Woolpert – Speaking Truth and Building Power: The role of advocacy in grassroots movements 
    • July 2 – Diana Ohlbaum – Why is it so hard to cut the pentagon budget?
  • June 27 – Sarah at Berea Friends (KY) – Advocacy Skills Workshop 
  • June 27 – José and Kameryn at Hockessin Friends (DE) – FCNL: Reforming the Justice System
  • June 18–20 – Alicia, Bobby, and Jim at Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends (SCYMF) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • June 16–20 José Woss: Intermountain Yearly Meeting (IMYM) Friend in Residence – “Race and Faith: A First Gen Journey to Justice” 
  • June 16–20 – Susan Nahvi at Illinois Yearly Meeting (ILYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • June 19 – Bobby at ILYM – Workshop: Speaking Truth to Power: Storytelling in Quaker Advocacy
  • June 16–20 – Alicia at Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting (OVYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
    • June 16 – Alicia and Bobby at OVYM – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places
  • June 6 – Bobby at Pullman-Moscow and Sandpoint Friends (ID/WA) – Workshop: Speaking Truth to Power: Storytelling in Quaker Advocacy
  • June 5–13 – Alicia and Bobby at Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association (SAYMA) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • June 3–5 – Bobby at Great Plains Yearly Meeting (GPYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • June 1 – Clarence at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Building a Sustainable Future: How Friends Take Action

Visits in May 2021

  • May 29 – Diana Ohlbaum at Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) – Workshop: Why is it so hard to cut the Pentagon budget?
  • May 28–31 – Bobby at Northern Yearly Meeting (NYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship  
  • May 27 – Alicia and Bobby at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Workshop: F/friends in Unlikely Places
  • May 23 – Bobby at Durham Friends (NC) – Workshop: Speaking Truth to Power: Storytelling in Quaker Advocacy
  • May 21–23 – Alicia at FUM Stoking the Fire Retreat – Worship and Fellowship  
  • May 6 – Bobby at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy  
  • May 2 – Diane at Connecticut Valley Quarterly Meeting – “Love and Truth in Politics” 

Visits in April 2021 

  • April 25 – Bobby at Northampton Friends (MA) – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • April 18 – Bobby at Ft. Myers Friends (FL) – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • April 18 – Alicia at Solebury Friends (PA) – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • April 17 – Annie and Bobby at FGC Consultation: Spirit and Community Online – FCNL Roundtable: The Nuts, Bolts, and Pitfalls of Online Quaker Gatherings 
  • April 9–11 – Alicia at Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting (PFYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • April 6 – Alicia at Friends House (MD) – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • April 4 – Hannah at Southeastern Yearly Meeting (SEYM) – Quaker Youth Action Panel
  • April 2 – Doug Shaw and Lon Burnam at South Central Yearly Meeting (SCYM) – Workshop: FCNL and the Ban on Nuclear Weapons
  • April 2 – Hannah and Bobby at South Central Yearly Meeting (SCYM) – Workshop: Centering and Supporting Young Adult Advocacy
  • April 1 – Kameryn and Bobby at Southeastern Yearly Meeting (SEYM) – Workshop: F/friends Reckoning with Racism, Justice Reform, and Election Integrity 
  • March 31–April 11 – Riley at Southeastern Yearly Meeting (SEYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship
  • March 28–April 4 – Bobby at South Central Yearly Meeting (SCYM) – Worship, Business, and Fellowship

Visits in March 2021

  • March 28 – Kameryn at Redwood Forest Friends (CA) – Forum on Justice in Policing
  • March 28 – Bobby and Alicia at Mickleton Friends (NJ/DE) – Workshop: Sharing Quaker Ministry with Congress – Virtual Lobby Training on Police Reform
  • March 13 – Alicia at Wyoming Friends (WY) – Workshop: The Roots and Branches of Quaker Advocacy
  • March 7 – Bobby at Valley Friends (VA) – Workshop: Speaking Truth to Power – Storytelling as Quaker Advocacy

Visits in February 2021


Visits in January 2021

  • January 31 – Bobby and Alicia at Whittier First Friends (CA) – Message, Worship, and Workshop
  • January 31 – José Woss at Honolulu Friends (HI) – Police Reform Presentation
  • January 28 – Mariah Shriner at New York Yearly Meeting – Climate Legislation Presentation
  • January 24 – Bobby Trice at First Friends Greensboro (NC) – Worship and Workshop
  • January 24 – Amelia Kegan at Goshen Friends (PA) – FCNL Legislative Priorities Presentation
  • January 24 – Alicia McBride at Durham Friends (ME) – Message, Worship, and Workshop
  • January 21 – Bobby Trice at Stillwater Friends (OK) – Religious Education Workshop
  • January 17 – Bobby Trice at Moorestown Friends (NJ) – Worship and Workshop
  • January 14 – Kameryn Point at Kendal at Longwood (PA) – Racial Justice Presentation
  • January 10 – Ashley Wilson at Poplar Ridge Friends (NY) – Worship and Briefing
  • January 10 – Alicia McBride at Penn Valley Friends (MO) – Worship and Workshop
  • January 4 – Kameryn Point at Friends Seminary (NY) – Voting Rights Presentation

What Friends are Saying

“Thank you for reminding us that FCNL isn’t just a Quaker organization or an organization that represents us on Capitol Hill—each and every one of us is FCNL, a part of the Quaker community striving for a better world.”

Clerk of Orlando Meeting, December 2020

“Moorestown Friends are very big supporters of FCNL, we have been for years. We think the work you do is extraordinarily important. We support you.”

Moorestown Friends, January 2021

FCNL Visiting Among Friends

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