Parents Night Out / Friday, December 9, 2022

Our next “Parents Night Out” is Friday, December 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. Parents, please register with an email to [email protected] by noon on Thursday. Include your name and cell phone number, another emergency contact, your child’s name and age and any information you want to add about the child. Caregivers will be Marcy Maury and Susan Dorn. Contact Susan with questions at [email protected] or 336-312-2225.

31st Annual Feast of Caring / November 17, 2022

Every year, on the Thursday before Thanksgiving, the Greensboro community comes together to fight hunger by participating in the Feast of Caring. During the holiday season, many face hunger and cannot sit down to a holiday feast. They will be alone, hungry, and in crisis. At the Fest of Caring, guests can make a donation and enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread. All donations will support Greensboro Urban Ministry programs that fight hunger,…

Religious Education Update / November 3, 2022

Fall Fun Fest & UNICEF Fundraiser Fun What a wonderful time we spent together playing games, doing crafts, sharing stories, and spending time together in joyful fellowship. We even had a surprise visit from Elmo! A big, hearty THANK YOU to all of the fantastic volunteers. YOU make these events and special moments possible. Hybrid Adult Forum Please note: Beginning October 30, Adult Forum will return to the original (pre-pandemic) start time, running 9:45- 10:45…

Fall Fun Fest & UNICEF Fundraiser / October 30

Join us Sunday, October 30, 4-6 p.m., for the Fall Fun Fest & UNICEF Fundraiser. There will be s’mores, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, games and stories, and a bake sale. Don’t forget to wear your (Quaker friendly) costume! You can sign up to Trick or Treat for UNICEF too. Contact Karin Heller if you are interested in volunteering. We still need face painters and Friends who are willing to help run crafts and games. We…

Religious Education Update / October 25, 2022

Hybrid Adult Forum Please note: Beginning October 30, Adult Forum will return to the original (pre-pandemic) start time, running 9:45- 10:45 a.m. The Zoom link will remain the same. October 30 & November 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (parlor and Zoom): Bill McNeil will facilitate our Adult Forum time together as we share some of our favorite and most meaningful songs. We will listen together and respond. Please submit songs (title and artist) to Karin Heller ([email protected]).…

Community Housing Solutions Will Join Adult Forum / October 16, 2022

Come in person or on Zoom to the Adult Forum on October 16 th (9:30) to hear Gene Brown, director of Community Housing Solutions. Friends may remember that we donated $30,000 to this organization as a part of our Solar Panel project. Learn about the work this organization does for people in our community who need assistance remaining safely in their own homes. Karin Heller will send out the Zoom connection in an upcoming “Religious…

Religious Education Update / September 7, 2022

Adult Forum / September 11 This Sunday we will do a test run of hybrid Adult Forum in the parlor and on Zoom. The Zoom link will go out in Religious Education updates and information. Because this is a new format for us, we will have an open discussion, leaving space for potential technology mishaps. — Children are Welcome at Meeting for Worship All children are invited and encouraged to join us for Meeting for…

Backpack Beginnings Donation Boxes Help Local Children in Need / August 24, 2022

There will be a donation box for Backpack Beginnings on the porch this week through Sunday. Friends are invited to bring contributions. Please find a list of needed items below. Greatest need items are in italics. FOOD PROGRAM: (please check expiration dates) Pop Top Spaghettios, Canned Chicken, Squeeze Jelly, Plastic PB Jars, Individual Cereals, Individual Oatmeal packets, Individual sized proteins (Chef Boyardee microwaveable meals), fruit cups, cereal and nut-free individually wrapped snacks, Especially need Chicken…

Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Food Pantry is Running Out of Food / August 2, 2022

The demand for food assistance is so high that over 100 household come each day, five days a week, to receive groceries from the Food Pantry. While the amount of donations have gone up over the last week, much more food is needed to continue meeting the weekly demand. The economy has driven many families to the pantry that have never had to as for food assistance before. Greensboro has always been a generous community…