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
Tue 18


December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 19

Adult Choir Rehearsal

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed 19

High School Young Friends

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wed 19


December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 21

Winter Solstice Celebration

December 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun 23

Meeting for Worship / Un-Programmed

December 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 23

Spiritual Disciplines

December 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:50 am

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

A New Pictorial Directory in the Works

It’s been a long time – the last directory was 2011, so we really need a new one. Gertrude Beal and Carol Cothern have graciously agreed to organize this undertaking. We’ll start taking taking pictures in February, 2019. Sign up has begun.

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Six-Week Course on Quaker Classics / January 6 – February 10

Sundays from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. There is no “Quaker canon” (It would be tough for a pacifist group to have one!), but there are cherished texts that have inspired, informed, and guided Friends through the centuries and help define the core of Quaker belief, practice, and spirituality. Margaret Webb and Max Carter will…

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Cookie Bake & Share / Rescheduled for December 12

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. / Friendship Hall / Due to the snow and ice, New Garden Friends Meeting annual cookie bake and exchange has been rescheduled to Wednesday, December 12. Please join us in Friendship Hall on Wednesday and bring your favorite Christmas cookie dough and a container to bring home cookies. We will…

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Simple Christmas / December 8

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. / Fellowship Hall. Share in the longstanding New Garden Friends Meeting tradition of crafting hand-made holiday gifts. As always, both meat and vegetarian friendly chili will be served, and the Ukestra will be playing Christmas music beginning at 12:30. Friends often bring cash should they feel led to contribute. Also,…

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Ukulele News / December 8

The main focus of the Peace & Love Ukestra, led by C.H. Holcombe, is to visit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and memory care units to share our musical talents and stimulate residents who may be suffering from memory issues. By playing and singing classic folk songs, gospel tunes, and other genres of music, we…

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Christmas Honor Cards for Sale Thru December 16

The sale of the Christmas Honor Cards in support of local non-profits will take place each First Day, through Sunday December 16 (the day of the Alternative Christmas Event). At the rise of meeting, please find us at a table in the entryway by the kitchen We hope to expand our outreach in two ways…

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Alternative Christmas Rescheduled / December 16

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. / Friendship Hall. We invite refugees and non-profits to display their valuable work and offer us ways to give to friends and family by buying gifts and honor cards. This then helps refugees support themselves and organizations to help others. Lunch and treats will also be available for purchase. Those…

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First Day Events

Next Sunday’s schedule