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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
Tue 19

Peace & Love Ukestra Performance

February 19 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue 19

Wildllife Ecology Lecture at Hege Library

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 20

Adult Choir Rehearsal

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

High School Young Friends

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


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

Guilford College Community Civitan Club

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Sat 23

Winter Fun Night

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

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

3:00 p.m., Monday, February 18th at Spring Arbor of Greensboro / 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, February 19th at St. Pius Church Senior’s Luncheon / 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…

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Friendship Community Partnership Meeting / Feb. 18

Fellowship Hall / 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / We will have all five pastors from the FCP churches present, to help us discuss the relevance and the future of Friendship Community Partnership. Shall we continue the partnership? What is working and what is not? What might be our future focus? Bring a finger food,…

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Wildlife Ecology Lecture at Hege Library / February 19

7:00 p.m. / Carnegie Room, Hege Library, Guilford College, 5800 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410. J. Drew Lanham, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University, will give a talk entitled “Loving the Land — The Heart’s Way Forward to Nurturing Nature in the Anthropocene.” An avid birder, Drew teaches wildlife biology and ecology…

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Winter Fun Night / February 23

Norvell Hall, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Norvell Hall / 5-7:30 p.m. / Bring your favorite game or puzzle and a covered dish to share. We’ll get a fire going, make some s’mores, and enjoy a cozy evening of food, fun, and fellowship.

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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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So What Exactly is Ministry and Counsel?

As Caring Friends Coordinator, I regularly attend Ministry and Counsel Meetings. I must confess that I only had a vague idea of this Committee’s responsibilities and tasks before I took on this role. The primary responsibility of this group is to care for the spiritual well-being and religious work of the meeting. This includes oversight…

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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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Update from Grounds Committee / February 4th – 6th

It’s finally dry enough for tree work on our grounds, February 4-6. There will be Hickory and Oak available cut in firewood lengths. Stamey’s BBQ has been contacted for some of the Hickory but there will be plenty to share with everyone. For more info, contact Linda Maynard 336-292-6385.  

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First Day Events

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