Persimmon Grove Vigil / February 28

Our neighbors at Persimmon Grove AME, 408 Dolley Madison Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410, recently had their church vandalized with racist graffiti. They are organizing a community vigil of support to respond to this hateful act and are asking New Garden Friends Meeting members and attenders join them to show support and solidarity. The vigil is planned for Friday, February 28 at 7 p.m. at Persimmon Grove. Contact: Pastor Margaret.

2020 Campaign Volunteer Opportunities

North Carolina will be a highly competitive state in the 2020 elections. If you are moved to volunteer for any campaign (whether for a Democratic, Republican, or third party candidate), contact  Cris Núñez or call 814-321-7401 to learn how to plug into the campaign of your choice. Many campaigns are currently active in the Triad and Cris would be happy to help you navigate the available volunteer options and opportunities. If you are already active…

Celebrate Black History Month / March 1

Celebrate Black History Month with “The Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer,” the amazing woman on the front lines in the fight for voting rights in Mississippi. This is presented by Touring Theatre Ensemble at Triad Stage on: – Friday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. – Saturday, February 29, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. – Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $24 for general admission, $18 for groups of 10; $10…

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Women’s Retreat at Quaker Lake / March 7

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m./ This retreat for worship, relaxation and fellowship will include these activities: swinging from Alpine Tower, hiking, ceramics, sewing, line dancing, cooking demos, yoga, crafts, jewelry making, games and much more! Open to women of all ages. $35, including light breakfast and full lunch. Register by sending printed form (see Quaker Relations bulletin board) with payment to Quaker Lake Camp, or at The deadline is February 28, 2020. Questions? Contact…

Living into Wholeness eRetreat / March 15 – April 10

Offered on-line from March 15 – April 10, 2020 Many of us know that the Beloved Community is not yet realized, largely because the trauma of white supremacy and free-market colonialism plays itself out across the globe. But can we co-create and Live Into Wholeness together? Friends General Conference’s Living into Wholeness eRetreat invites us to explore and practice what it means to live into Beloved Community, the ways we are called to recognize patterns…

Special Called Meeting / March 22

1:00 p.m. / Worship Room / Mark your calendar; New Garden will have a called meeting following a carry-in meal on Sunday, March 22. The purpose of the meeting is to discern members’ and attenders’ thoughts about the finances of the Meeting. Following a couple of short presentations from Finance and Stewardship and from Investment, we will enter into worship and speak out of the silence.

Lunch & Learn / February 16

At 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, the Peace and Social Concerns Committee will present the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”. This documentary chronicles social unrest in the West African Republic of Liberia, where civil war has torn the nation apart. The film reconstructs the way this tragedy galvanized a coalition of Christian and Muslim women to rise up and, through non-violent tactics, put pressure on their government to pursue peace talks. Director…

Seekers Class / February 16

Seekers classes will run for four Sundays from February 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 3-5 p.m.. This is a wonderful opportunity for newcomers and longtime members. We will cover the basics of Quaker history, the testimonies, and Quaker faith, Quaker community practices and business practices and variations among different branches of Quakers. Join us to learn more about Quakerism and New Garden Friends Meeting. Contact: Margaret Webb 336-292-5487 or [email protected]