Friends Committee on National Legislation / January 6, 2021

Friends Committee on North Carolina Legislation is excited to be starting our second year. In anticipation of the 2021 legislative session, (mid-January-July 2021), we invite you to join us for a timely workshop, January 13, 7 – 8 p.m., to learn how our NC Legislature functions and how to contact your representatives. Bill Rowe of the NC Justice Center will be a presenter, and the program includes an interactive Q&A session. For more info email…

Peace & Social Concerns Notes / December 30, 2020

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee is working to help New Garden Friends Meeting incorporate more immediate social and economic justice actions into our everyday lives. Thus, every weekly newsletter will include one Anti-Racist Action suggestion and one website whereby members can find minority-owned business to support, if they so choose. The Meeting is not endorsing or advertising these businesses; we just feel it’s important to spread dollars more equitably to all community members and entrepreneurs.…

Adult Forum with Lizzie Biddle & Dot Mason/ January 3, 2021

9:45 a.m. / A New Year is almost upon us. In addition to celebrating all that comes with it, we also have a new Congress. For many of us in the New Garden Friends Meeting Community we have a new congressional representative in the 6th district: Kathy Manning. Join Friends (and friends of Friends) who have been supportive of Friends Committee on National Legislation to plan our approach to building a sustainable relationship with our…

Peace & Social Concerns Notes / December 22, 2020

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee is working to help New Garden Friends Meeting incorporate more immediate social and economic justice actions into our everyday lives. Thus, every weekly newsletter will include one Anti-Racist Action suggestion and one website whereby members can find minority-owned business to support, if they so choose. The Meeting is not endorsing or advertising these businesses; we just feel it’s important to spread dollars more equitably to all community members and entrepreneurs.…

Upcoming Adult Forum with Lizzie Biddle & Dot Mason / January 3, 2021

A New Year is almost upon us. In addition to celebrating all that comes with it, we also have a new Congress. For many of us in the New Garden Friends Meeting Community we have a new congressional representative in the 6th district: Kathy Manning. Join Friends (and friends of Friends) who have been supportive of Friends Committee on National Legislation to plan our approach to building a sustainable relationship with our new elected official.…

New Ideas Committee Update / December 15, 2020

New Ideas Committee reports the following ideas under consideration: Facilitating community gatherings for participating in Meeting for Worship on Facebook or Zoom. One critical piece is the availability of an accessible TV with internet connection. Then a staff member or resident would be needed to set it up each week. Consideration of a covered picnic shelter. House Committee has passed this on to Grounds committee. Modifications to the area outside the Meeting room with a…