We Have a New Refugee Family

This time we will be working with Starmount Presbyterian! We have not been assigned a particular family yet, so stay tuned for more details. If you would like to help, please contact Cindy Knul at 336-255-1968 or email her at: ([email protected]). We particularly need someone with a truck to help us take our donations to the family’s new home. This is a great opportunity to help a family in need, make a new friend and…

Diversity Task Force

The Social Concerns Committee has organized the Diversity Task Force for the purpose of gathering information and insight which will expand the horizons of New Garden Friends Meeting. This idea and the goals associated with this came out of the Southeastern Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. The motivation for creating this task force was the Friends Yearly Conference. You may be familiar with the book, “Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship” or…

Friday Fun Night / June 21

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / on the lawn / Join us for a very special Fun Night. Friends are invited to bring a covered dish, a blanket or lawn chair, and games. There will also be pizza and watermelon. We will have a slip ‘n slide and baby pool set up for our smaller Friends. So come hear about the fun we had in Summer Program!

Piedmont Friends Fellowship Representative Body Meeting & Carry-In Meal / June 23

Piedmont Friends Fellowship will have a Representative Body Meeting on June 23 at Fayetteville Monthly Meeting. The meeting is at 10:30 a.m. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. is a carry-in, so bring a dish. Worship is at 2 p.m. Bob and Joyce Mers of New Garden Friends Meeting will take people. They leave Greensboro at 8:30 a.m. Please call 336-288-4921 if you want a ride.

National Park Service recognizes New Garden’s role in Underground Railroad

Quakers & the Underground Railroad Summer Program / June 17-21

Please join us , 5- 7:30 p.m. for Summer Program 2019! We’ll enjoy delicious meals, making music, doing crafts, and learning more about the role that Quakers played in the Underground Railroad. Registration forms are available on the Religious Education bulletin board, and by request via email. Please contact Karin Heller for more information. On the last night, Friday, June 21, please join us for a very special Fun Night from 5 – 7:30 p.m.…

“Plain Living; A Quaker Path to Simplicity” / Adult Forum June 23

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. / Fellowship Hall / The Social Concerns Committee continues to facilitate discussions about Catherine Whitmire’s book, “Plain Living: A Quaker Path to Simplicity.” We encourage participants to read ahead and share what the chapters meant for them. Karin has purchased several copies of the book, or they can be ordered or purchased from other booksellers. According to the Amazon description, “this book focuses on and provides direction to the gimmick-free…

Real World English / Adult Forum / June 16

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. / Barbara Levin will join us to share information about Real World English (RWE). RWE is a collaboration between UNCG and Allen Middle School. This free program has two major components: (1)Adult TESOL classes (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at four levels, and (2) STEAM activities (Science, Technology,Engineering, Art, Math) for children ages 2-14 while their parents attend English class. RWE instructors and facilitators include teachers and parent liaisons…

Brotherhood Class / Summer Schedule

9:45-10:50 a.m. /  Rm. 111 / Brotherhood class is a group of men and women who are interested in Bible study. All are welcome to join. This year, during the summer months, the group will continue to meet, but will not be led by a teacher. They are currently studying “Exodus: Possibility and Promise”. Each class can be appreciated on its own, so you may attend as you are able.