Piedmont Friends Fellowship & Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting Spring Retreat / June 3-5, 2022

PFF and PFYM will hold the Annual Spring Retreat June 3, 4, and 5. The theme is “Radical Hospitality–Welcoming the Light of Others.” Friday, June 3, 7-8:30 p.m (Zoom). Roll Call/”Ice Breaker.” Saturday, June 4, / In-Person at the Community Center, Guilford College. 9 -10 a.m. / Arrival and Fellowship 10-11:30 a.m. / Plenary Session led by Leah and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. 12-2 p.m. Lunch-Bring or order from Jerusalem Market. 1-2 p.m. Walk in Guilford Woods with…

Anti-Racism Group Feedback / June 01, 2022

This Sunday, June 5, based on feedback from many in our community, other committee efforts, and insights from literature, the Anti-racism group at NGFM would like to recommend the following points for approval of Monthly Meeting. Art needs to be curated and possibly rearranged with an antiracism lens and evaluated to be kept or explained (e.g. mosaics, William Penn picture, Hicks picture some of which have problematic images of indigenous Americans, etc.). Meeting history needs…

Piedmont Friends Fellowship (PFF) and Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting (PFYM) / June 3-5, 2022

Piedmont Friends Fellowship (PFF) and Piedmont Friends Yearly Meeting (PFYM) will hold the Annual Spring Retreat June 3, 4, and 5. The theme is “Radical Hospitality–Welcoming the Light of Others.” Friday, June 3, 7-8:30 p.m. (Zoom). Roll Call/”Ice Breaker.” Saturday, June 4, In-Person at the Community Center, Guilford College. 9 -10 a.m. Arrival and Fellowship; 10-11:30 a.m. Plenary Session led by Leah and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. 12-2 p.m. Lunch-Bring or order from Jerusalem Market. 1-2 p.m.…

North Carolina Fellowship of Friends Queries / May 22, 2022

Friends are asked to consider these queries for a new North Carolina Fellowship of Friends Faith & Practice. On Sunday, May 22, 2022, representatives from NCFF will meet with New Gardeners at the rise of Meeting to discuss the queries. You may send suggestions to the Clerk or the Clerk of NGFM Meeting on Ministry and Counsel. Queries: What do you see as the purpose/role of a written Faith and Practice? What do you think…

2022 Journey to Justice / April 5, 2022

WVAR (White Voices Against Racism) is proud to announce the 2022 Journey to Justice . WVAR will lead an exploration of the book, “We Cry Justice,” with church groups and individuals who want to read the Bible along with the Poor Peoples’ Campaign and learn what the Bible says about social justice. There will be weekly/monthly self-guided reading, reflection and learning with your church group or individually, through Zoom, Facebook or in person…you decide!  A flyer…

From the Tech Team: Next Step / March 16, 2022

The Next Step in virtual worship at New Garden Friends Meeting / The technical team invites you to a community event to launch – and debug – a new setup for our hybrid worship (hybrid being “online plus in-person”). Join us in person or through Zoom or Facebook on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. for a test run using a new setup. We will do a short worship service, complete with music, reading(s), and a…

Adult Forum / January 9, 2022

9:30 a.m-10:30 a.m. / Forum meets on Zoom: Check your email for a Zoom link, or contact [email protected] to receive a link. We look forward to seeing you online. We will continue reading from “Faithful Voices”. This week we will read and discuss the section devoted to Juanita Nelson. We are nearing the end of the book with only three more “voices” left to read.  You do not need a book to join. Readings and queries are read…

Honor Cards at New Garden Friends Meeting / December 2021

Honor cards are a different way for you to give a present to your friends or loved ones: Instead of a physical object, you give a card that reflects a gift to a charity. The gift to the charity is in the name of your friend or loved one, so they know that a local organization has been supported in their honor. At New Garden Friends Meeting, we have selected a few local organizations to…

Karin Heller, New Garden Friends Meeting

Religious Education News / November 23, 2021

Simple Christmas is back and in person! / This year, Simple Christmas has been scheduled for Saturday, December 4, 12:30-4 p.m. Because activities will take place outdoors, there is a possibility that we will have to postpone. If that is the case, rain/snow date is the following Saturday, December 11 at the same time. We have shifted to the afternoon in hopes that it will be warmer. In addition to meeting outdoors, there are a…

Simple Christmas is Back and in Person! / December 4, 2021

This year, Simple Christmas has been scheduled for Saturday, December 4, 12-4 p.m. Because activities will take place outdoors, there is a possibility that we will have to postpone. If that is the case, rain/snow date is the following Saturday, December 11 at the same time. We have shifted to the afternoon in hopes that it will be warmer. In addition to meeting outdoors, there are a few other necessary modifications this year. Friends are asked to “register”…