Semi-Programmed Meeting for Worship / July 17, 2022

11:00 a.m. Reading: “Excerpt from THE WILL OF GOD” by Leslie Weatherhead. Title: “Where is God in all this?” by Kate Hood Seel Please join our Facebook live stream here or our interactive Zoom session. A link for Zoom will be sent by email, or it can be requested from the Office through Friday. We look forward to seeing you online and also in person at New Garden Friends Meeting. Please observe Ministry & Council guidelines for Covid-safe in…

Welcome Valerie Harris / July 13, 2022

Please join me in welcoming Valerie Harris as our new Office Manager. Valerie will start her training today with Sharon. Valerie is a graduate of Penn State University and resides in our neighborhood. She has a long and extensive background in accounting, management, sales, and account reconciliation. Valerie also has 15 years of experience proctoring high stakes exams. Many thanks to Bill McNeil, Danny Finnegan, Janet Inmon, and others on the Personnel Committee for their…

Learn about the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund / July, 2022

Visit with our Bolivian students, graduates and staff on our Virtual Quaker Study Tour in honor of our twentieth anniversary. Join BQEF supporters around the world for three sessions: July 11 7 p.m. The Founding, Development, and Fruits of BQEF, starting with Newton Garver and Bernabe Yujra’s efforts to overcome family poverty with education. July 20 / 7 p.m. Climate Change in Bolivia. July 23 / 4 p.m. Current students speak about their experiences of…

Join New Garden’s Quaker Relations Committee on a “Quaker Pilgrimage” / September 16-18, 2022

We invite Friends to join us in celebrating 350 years of Friends in North Carolina on a pilgrimage to eastern North Carolina and Virginia where the first Friends meetings in NC were established.  We will explore early Quaker sites and meetings in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, NC, including Up River, Piney Woods and Little River Meetings, visit the Newbold-White House, and, not to be forgotten, Wolfman Jack’s grave! We will wrap up with Meeting for Worship and…

Volunteers Needed to Help Prepare Our Parsonage / July 16, 2022

Sat. July 16, 2022 / 9am – 1pm. (or later) will be an outside workday for our Parsonage. The Meeting is investing thousands of dollars to prepare the Parsonage for its next use. You can help reduce costs, enjoy some social time with Friends and a picnic. The work part is staining the wooden deck (prep has been done), clearing debris from the back yard and trimming some plants near the house. Bring your own…

Help to End the Devastating War on Yemen: Reach out to your Members of Congress / July 2022

Email and call Rep. Kathy Manning’s office and urge Rep. Manning to be a co-sponsor of the Yemen War Powers Resolution.  The resolution will end U.S. participation in the Saudi-led coalition war and blockade in Yemen.  The U.S.’s role has exacerbated the devastating and growing humanitarian crisis. The Triad FCNL Advocacy team met with Rep. Manning at the end of April.  While Manning is in agreement that the war in Yemen is horrible, and the…

Books for Anti-Racism Library / July, 2022

We are accepting book donations for the upcoming Little Free Anti-Racism Library! As many of you know, Peace & Social Concerns is working on setting up a Little Free Anti-Racism Library at NGFM. The committee is accepting book donations that would be appropriate for an anti-racism library. As you come into the Connector/breezeway of the Meeting house, there is a table with pamphlets to the immediate left. There will be a big box underneath that…