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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Upcoming at New Garden
Wed 20

Adult Choir Rehearsal

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 20

High School Young Friends

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wed 20


March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 21

Guilford College Community Civitan Club

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Sun 24

Meeting for Worship / Un-Programmed

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 24

Brotherhood Class

March 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:50 am
Sun 24

Spiritual Disciplines

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

Help Us Welcome a Refugee Family From Syria

A new family of 4 is coming to our community. They are related to several of the families we previously resettled, so it will be a joyful reunion for sure! We need your donations of gently used items to help make the family feel comfortable and welcome. If you can help, contact Cindy Knul or call 336-255-1968.…

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Contributions Needed for Local “Community of Friends” Historic Panel

New Garden Friends Meeting is sponsoring one of the outside panels, or rounding boards, on a carousel that Greensboro Rotary is installing at the Country Park/Natural Science Center.  Each panel will highlight an aspect of Greensboro’s history and our panel is “Community of Friends,” with images that speak to New Garden Quakers’ historic role, including…

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AmeriCorps is Recruiting Full & Part-Time Members

Americorps is recruiting 4 full-time and 23 part-time AmeriCorps members for agencies in the community which serve individuals currently experiencing homelessness or who are at-risk for becoming homeless. AmeriCorps participates at a variety of sites across the area. Benefits vary depending on whether the role is part or full-time. They include a monthly stipend plus…

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Adult Forum with George Lakey / March 17th

  Parlor / 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. / “How we can use the Quaker legacy of direct action campaigning to meet today’s turbulent America.” George Lakey will share good news from Quaker history and his own experience with nonviolence. Recently retired from teaching at Swarthmore College, George was first arrested in the civil rights…

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Revisions to Friends Committee on National Legislation Policy

Friends have the opportunity to participate in a revision of “The World We Seek: Statement of Legislative Policy.” This lengthy policy statement under-girds the lobbying work of Friends Committee on National Legislation. It is revised every five years or so, and we are invited to participate in this revision. If you are interested in participating…

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Social Concerns Seeking Proposals for Grants / March 9

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 • Refugee crisis and immigrant rights…

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Friendly Folk Dancers Potluck Dinner and Dance / March 5th

Fellowship Hall / Covered Dish Dinner 5:30 p.m. / Dance Program from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m .  The Friendly Folk Dancers is an international folk dance performance featuring medleys bringing countries together. Come meet Quakers from around the US and Rwanda, and enjoy a fun-filled evening! Folk dance participation for all ages and abilities is encouraged, but…

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Update on the Pictorial Directory

Thanks to all of you who have come to have your picture made for the new directory. Thanks, also, to those of you who have communicated with me or Carol Cothern to submit a picture. Three steps to submitting a picture for the directory: (1) Send us a picture via e-mail to (gbeal@guilford.edu) or to…

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Upcoming Performances of the Peace & Love Ukestra

2:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5th at Glenn McNairy Library / 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28th at Friends Homes Independent Living / 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28th at Friends Homes Memory Care. Contact C. Holcombe for information on how to join the band of minstrels.  

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First Day Events

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