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New Garden Friends Meeting is an inclusive, welcoming faith community in the tradition of the Religious Society of Friends. Our members and attenders represent a wide range of religious backgrounds and traditions. Grounded in more than 250 years of Quaker heritage, New Garden remains a vital Meeting for those who seek that of God in every person.

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Upcoming at New Garden
Sun 21

Young Friends

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 23


October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 24

Adult Choir Rehearsal

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 24

High School Young Friends

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wed 24


October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun 28

Meeting for Worship / Un-Programmed

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 28

UNICEF Intergenerational Forum and Bake Sale

October 28 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

Meeting’s Wooden Bridge Needs a New Home

Years ago, a bridge was installed across the drainage ditch that cuts across the yard between the Meeting House and the intersection of College Road and Friendly Avenue. The ditch, deep in places and lined with riprap, carries runoff from College Road into the city’s storm drain system. Now the city is about to make…

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What Puts the “E” in “SPICES?” / October 21

Brotherhood Room / 12:15 – 2:30 p.m. The Lunch-and-Learn program will feature Life in the Sacrifice Zone, a documentary on health problems related to Duke Energy’s Belews Creek coal ash ponds polluting ground water near Walnut Cove.  Local artist Caroline Armijo and Walnut Cove residents are expected to join in the discussion to give witness…

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Quaker Lake Family Camp / October 5 – 7

Family Camp is this weekend! We are scheduled to arrive at 5 p.m. on Friday and enjoy a “pitch-in” meal together. The rest of the weekend will be full of delicious food, fall crafts, baking, a pie-eating contest, bonfire and s’mores, and plenty of free time for walks, puzzles, and board games. Meeting for Worship…

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Seeker’s Supper / October 18

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn more about Quakerism and get to know other New Gardeners! Come and enjoy dinner with Friends, learn some basics about Quaker faith and practice, and enjoy worship together. People of all ages are welcome! For more information contact Margaret at (pastormargaret@ngfm.org) or 336-292-5487 or Karin at (karin@ngfm.org).

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New Garden Cemetery Tour with Max Carter

Halloween Graveyard Tour / October 31

8:00 p.m. / New Garden Friends Meeting Graveyard. New Garden Friends Meeting’s annual Hallowe’en lantern tour of its historic graveyard is led by retired professor of Quaker Studies, Max L. Carter, and will include occasional “interpreters” of some of the people whose graves will be visited. Included on the tour will be stories of early…

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Actors needed for October 31 / Opportunities to serve!

If Starbucks is offering pumpkin spice flavorings, it’s time to start thinking about the (day called) Hallowe’en graveyard tour! Last year more than a dozen New Gardeners dressed up and represented some of the fascinating people interred in our cemetery, and I almost remembered to stop at each of their graves (Sorry, “Mary Nicholson”!). One…

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Social Concerns Committee Seeks Proposals / Apply before October 7th

New Garden Friends Meeting Social Concerns Committee provides small grants to organizations for projects addressing priority issues through our Broader Concerns budget. Priorities for 2018, drawn from a Fall 2017 survey of New Gardeners include: peace and conflict prevention/resolution; poverty, homelessness, and hunger; youth engagement; environment and clean energy; social, racial, and economic justice and…

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Volunteers Needed for the Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Drive / Oct. 6

Want to Do Something about Hunger in Greensboro? Volunteers are needed for a food drive on October 6. You can help end hunger in a very practical way by collecting food for the Greensboro Urban Ministry food pantry on Saturday, October 6, at Harris Teeter, across Friendly Avenue from New Garden Meeting. Contact Bill McNeil…

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Racial Equity Workshop / September 24-25 and October 8-9

There are several upcoming opportunities to attend a two-day Racial Equity Workshop in Greensboro on September 24-25, 2018, and October 8-9, 2018. Workshops are designed to build the capacity of all persons in understanding and eliminating racial inequities, disparities and dis-proportionality within our society. The training is facilitated by the Racial Equity Institute. Continental breakfast and lunch are…

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