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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
Sat 22

Flea Market

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun 23

Meeting for Worship / Un-Programmed

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

Meeting for Worship / Semi-Programmed

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 23

Young Friends

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon 24

Racial Equity Workshop

September 24 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 25

Racial Equity Workshop

September 25 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

Hurricane Florence Updates

The New Garden Office will be closed on Friday, September 14, 2018. Saturday, September 15  – Joyce Ajlouny, General Secretary for American Friends Service Committee was scheduled to speak at New Garden at 6:30 p.m. The event has been canceled and is not re-scheduled at this time. Sunday, September 16  –  Safer Schools Forum has…

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What Puts the “E” in “Spices?” / Sept. 16

Brotherhood Room / 12:15 – 2:30 p.m. This coming Sunday, the Lunch&Learn series will continue with a film directed by James Redford, “Happening-a Clean Energy Revolution”. The film will start around 12:20 p.m.with discussion to follow as we explore how to live our stewardship principles and effective ways to combat climate change. From the Director’s…

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Now Accepting Flea Market Donations

The Flea Market needs your help! It’s time to clean out your closets & attics and bring clean, gently used items to Norvell Hall. Volunteers will be sorting donations Sunday afternoons from 3 – 5 p.m. This is a great way to serve the community and get to know other New Gardeners. We also need…

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Book Discussion; Waking Up White / Sept. 17

7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church / “When it comes to race, I’m colorblind. I try to be kind to everyone. Isn’t that enough?” Debby Irving. Here’s an opportunity to examine such beliefs: Is that enough? This summer, let’s read Waking Up White by Debby Irving. On September 17 at 7:30 p.m. the author will speak…

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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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Piedmont Friends Fellowship Annual Retreat / September 7 – 9

Piedmont Friends Fellowship will hold their annual Fall Retreat the weekend of September 7-9 at Seven Springs Lodge and Retreat, 118 Alder Ln, Mocksville, NC 27028. The format will be like last year’s: participants can camp or stay at a Mocksville motel, come for the entire weekend, or just a part of it. Contact: Bob…

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American Friends Service Committee Presentation / September 15

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. / Please join AFSC general secretary Joyce Ajlouny on Saturday, September 15th at New Garden Friends Meeting.  Meet Joyce and learn about the strategic planning process that she is leading as AFSC turns the page on a century of building peace with justice. Prior to joining AFSC in September 2017, Joyce…

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FCNL and Annual Meeting & Quaker Public Policy Institute / Nov. 28 – Dec. 2

Join Friends Committee on National Legislation and Annual Meeting & Quaker Public Policy Institute in Washington, DC this November 28 – December 2. Learn. Lobby. Lead. As FCNL enters our 75th year, join Quakers and friends for four days of community, celebration, and advocacy. Register Now! Be a part of the 75-year legacy of prophetic,…

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