Welcoming Friends since 1754

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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The Calendar

Upcoming at New Garden
Sun 20

Meeting for Worship / Un-Programmed

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 20

Brotherhood Class

October 20 @ 9:45 am - 10:50 am
Sun 20

Spiritual Disciplines

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Sun 20

Children’s Choir

October 20 @ 10:30 am
Sun 20

Meeting for Worship / Semi-Programmed

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 20

Young Friends

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 22

Ukestra Practice

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

Quaker Lake Pumpkin Festival / October 19

3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. / Admission: $3 per car. The Pumpkin Festival offers many fun activities for all ages including hayrides, pumpkin painting, tower swing, inflatables, canoeing, pumpkin smashing, face painting and live music! Fill up on all your festival favorites including hot dogs, pizza, funnel cakes, popcorn, cotton candy, fried Oreos, and more!…

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National Park Service recognizes New Garden’s role in Underground Railroad

Friendship Community Partnership Underground Railroad Tour / October 19

Friendship Community Partnership is sponsoring an Underground Railroad Tour in the Guilford College Woods. Meet in the New Garden Friends Meeting parking lot at 9:30 a.m. The tour is .6 mile on unpaved wooded trail and takes 1 – 1.5 hours. For more information, and to reserve a spot, contact Kate Hood Seel or 336-455-2591.…

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Flea Market / October 19 & 26

Sale dates are October 19, 8 a.m. -1 p.m., and October 26, 8 a.m. – noon. If you would like to volunteer please contact Erin Allred. The last day to bring donations to the flea market is October 14.

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Greensboro International Storytelling Festival: Stories for Peace and Justice / November 4

5:30 p.m. / Guilford College Founders Hall, West Gallery / Join the Greensboro International Storytelling Festival: Stories for Peace and Justice for a reception and presentation by Amr Abdalla, PhD. Dr. Amr Abdalla’s presentation on Transformative Responses to Conflict and Violence: Islamic Perspectives continues the Greensboro International Storytelling Festival: Stories for Peace and Justice. Amr…

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Still Bound for Canaan / The Underground Railroad, its History, and its Meaning for the Twenty-First Century / November 2

1 p.m. / Dana Auditorium, Guilford College / Author Fergus Bordewich  will present “Still Bound for Canaan. The Underground Railroad, its History, and its Meaning for the Twenty-First Century.” This event is hosted by the North Carolina Friends Historical Society, in partnership with Guilford College and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro. The program will begin…

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Alternatives to Violence Project Basic Training / October 25 – 27

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) BASIC training (no prerequisites) will be held at Jamestown Friends Meeting. The cost is $25.00 and includes lunch and snacks. All supplies are included. Financial assistance is available and donations for the scholarship fund are greatly appreciated. Reserve space no later than October 1 by emailing (kfadams53@gmail.com). Sponsored by the…

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National Park Service recognizes New Garden’s role in Underground Railroad

Vestal Coffin Commemoration Day / Events All Day – October 10

As part of the ongoing observance of the bicentennial of the UGRR in Guilford County, a day of commemoration for Vestal Coffin, the First “Conductor” on the Underground R.R. in Guilford County, will be held on October 10, Coffin’s birth and death date (1792-1826). Activity schedule (all free and open to the public): 9:30 a.m.…

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Volunteers Needed for Greensboro Urban Ministry Food Drive / October 18

It is time to sign up to participate in the next semi-annual Greensboro Urban Ministries’ food drive. Again, NGFM is assigned to the Harris Teeter at 701 Francis King Street, across the street from our meeting house on Friday, October 18. Please consider signing up for one of the 2-hour time slots. You will be…

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Proposals for Funds Deadline / October 5

New Garden’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee provides small grants to organizations for projects that address priority issues through the Meeting’s Broader Concerns budget. Priorities for 2019 include: • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution • Poverty, homelessness, and hunger • Youth engagement • Clean energy and climate change crisis • Social, racial, and economic justice •…

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First Day Events

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