Family Camp / October 5 – 7

The Religious Education Committee is thrilled to invite you to join us for Family Camp 2018! Family Camp is such a fun and special NGFM tradition. It is a time for us to spend time in fellowship with our loving community and nature. There will be delicious food, fun crafts and activities, and plenty of free time for walks, puzzles, bubble-blowing, and board games. We will gather together at the lake on Sunday morning for…

“Safer Schools: Realities, Strategies, Tips” / September 23

9:30-10:45 a.m. in Friendship Hall / Presenters: BJ Barnes: Guilford County Sheriff, 24 years; Mike Richey: Deputy Chief over Greensboro City School Resource Officers; Barbara Leland: Career Educator, taught 4000+ students. Ages 6th grade to grandparents are invited to participate in a discussion of the realities of what is going on in our schools, strategies and tips for all involved. Please email questions to be addressed at the forum by Monday, September 10, to Barbara…

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 been rescheduled for September 23. The Meeting will be open on Sunday morning for regular meeting times.

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 Notes: “Most Americans understand and accept the reality of climate change. Nonetheless, many of us feel uncertain about what we,…

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 volunteers during the Flea Market on September 22 and 29. Contact: Erin Allred ([email protected]).

What Puts the “E” in “SPICES?” / September 16

Brotherhood Room / 12:15 – 2:30 p.m. This coming Sunday, September 16, 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 Notes: “Most Americans understand and accept the reality of climate change. Nonetheless, many of us feel uncertain about…

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 at First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., a presentation open to the public. What an opportunity! Sacred Garden book…

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, persistent, and powerful Quaker advocacy. Join FCNL November 28-December 2, 2018 for Annual Meeting and the Quaker Public Policy Institute. Just…