Religious Education Update / November 30, 2022

Simple Christmas Mark your calendars! Simple Christmas will take place on Saturday, December 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be model trains, stories, crafts, music, fellowship, and general merriment. Would you like to lead a craft or activity and help make magic happen? Contact Karin Heller. [email protected] Children are Welcome at Meeting for Worship Childcare is available beginning at 9:30 a.m. until the rise of Meeting for Worship. However, all children are invited and encouraged to join us…

Quaker Elves Wanted / November 4, 2022

I will be putting a tree in the business office this year and I would love it if you would make a homemade ornament to contribute! I love the holidays, and being able to look at a tree with ornaments that you have made just makes it even more special! You can drop the ornament off anytime and it can be whatever you want it to be! The only theme is homemade. I will keep…

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…

Flowers for Easter / April 17, 2022

Bring flowers to Meeting Easter Sunday for the (in-person and online!) service as we celebrate life and resurrection, hope and new possibilities. This year we will again have many vases set up on a table in the front of the Meeting room so please bring flowers from your yard (or ones that you have bought) to add to our worship space and our Easter celebration. Place flowers in the meeting room between 10 and 11…

Religious Education News / April 13, 2022

You’re Invited! We will hold our Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the New Garden Friends Meeting Cemetery on Easter Sunday at the rise of 11 a.m. semi-programmed Meeting for Worship! Children are invited to bring a bag or basket and join the fun. All participants should remain masked, maintain appropriate social distance, and stay with their pods/family groups. Childcare on Sunday Morning; Are you planning to attend in-person, Semi-programmed Meeting for Worship with a child/…

Plans for Christmas / December 2021

Christmas Eve – Friday, December 24 / We will have an in-person Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 24. The service will be candle-lit and outside around our firepit and Christmas tree. Due to the chilly weather, the service will be a bit shorter this year but will include our traditional scripture reading and carol singing and other beloved traditions. Help Needed for 7 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship – Christmas Eve worship…

Honor Cards / December 15, 2021

Honor cards are still being offered for sale at $5.00 each. They will be available for purchase at the rise of meeting on any first day that we meet in person prior to Christmas. In addition, we are offering a “drive by” date – Wednesday, December 15, from 11:00 – 1:00 in the New Garden parking lot. All proceeds for cards will go to the organizations: Backpack Beginnings Faith Action International Greensboro Urban Ministries Habitat…

Plans for Celebrating Christmas 2021

Solstice Celebration – Tuesday, December 21 / Drumming at 5:45 p.m., readings at 6 p.m. We will gather by the fire circle outside the meeting room. Please bring your own lawn chair. Please adhere to the Covid Committee’s masking and distancing guidelines. If it is raining the event will be cancelled. Christmas Eve – Friday, December 24 / We will have an in-person Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 24. The service…