Support Friendship Community Partnership

A way to support Friendship Community Partnership and our friends of color Nicole Walker, of Persimmon Grove AME Church/Friendship Community Partnership, has invited New Gardeners to a virtual dance program called “The Christmas Shoes” in which her daughter Mala will perform. Choices for participants are a drive-in, live Zoom or On Demand Zoom event. Purchase…

Readers Wanted / Share a Favorite Children’s Book

This past summer, for 2020 Summer Program, several New Gardeners recorded themselves reading children’s stories aloud for our Facebook page. These videos were popular with New Gardeners of all ages, and continued to receive “traffic” well after the dates they were posted. New Gardeners are missing one another! So why not continue connecting this way?…

Communities Without Borders: Creating Sacred Spaces Through Storytelling Project

Please join the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Guilford College to create sacred spaces for all. Communities without Borders: Creating Sacred Spaces through Storytelling Project is an art installation aimed to tell stories and honor the lives of over 400,000 children, women, men and all community members who are currently detained in over…

Graveyard Tour Update / May 25

For many years, it has been a custom at New Garden to have an “alternative” Memorial Day graveyard tour to highlight the many different ways Quakers have served and sacrificed in the cause of peace and justice. This year, owing to the coronavirus restrictions, there won’t be a group tour, but from 10:00 to 11:00…

A Healing Poem

This is a healing poem For when you cannot dance and cannot work and cannot walk. Concentrate on the things you still can do. Breathe. Dream. Love.   from Plain Living: A Quaker Path To Simplicity by Cahterine Whitmire “This is a healing poem” by Becky Birtha, 1991 Submitted by Tim Lindeman

Songs of Hope & Courage: Celebrating Pete Seeger’s Legacy / March 7

7:00 p.m. / Worship Room  / Please join us for a concert (including a sing-along portion) by Annie Patterson and Mary Witt. Annie is the co-creator of the best-selling songbook Rise Up Singing.  She has led singalong concerts across North America and abroad building “hope & change through song.”  Mary is a terrific vocalist and bass…