Twice a year, Friends for Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns gather to worship, conduct business, pray, and play.
In July, our numbers are large, and we are a visible and valued presence at the Friends General Conference Gathering.
We are a community within a community there, worshiping together daily but dispersing throughout the Gathering at the rise of
Each February, we meet for a long weekend dedicated to FLGBTQC work and play. Our numbers are often smaller, from 100 to 200,
and we retreat together to attend to old relationships and deepen new ones.
Mid-Winter Gathering is held over the long weekend surrounding U.S. President's Day.
The next Mid-Winter will be held February 14-17, 2014 at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center near Portland, OR.
See the midwinter website for details.
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Recent Mid-Winter Gathering Locations
- 2014 - Portland, OR
- 2013 - Honesdale, PA
- 2012 - Milwaukee, WI
- 2011 - Greensboro, NC
- 2010 - Garrison, NY
- 2009 - Mollala, OR
- 2008 - Maple Lake, MN
- 2007 - Greensboro, NC
- 2006 - Fenton, MI
- 2005 - Abiquiu, NM
- 2004 - Burlington, NJ
- 2003 - Abiquiu, NM
Summer Gathering at FGC
Summer Gathering is a week-long event held around the 4th of July.
Information about the 2014 gathering will be posted when it is available.