Fun 4th Festival Peace Booth / A great time was had by all…

Many thanks to the folks who volunteered at the New Garden Peace Booth at the Fun Fourth Festival. It was well received and lots of folks posted their responses to the query “What do you do to promote peace?” Some of the goodies were “always be kind and never give up,” “respect the worth and dignity of all,”be willing to listen and care first”… Our peace symbol was covered with these and many, many more.…

Fun 4th Festival / Peace Booth

New Garden will be hosting a Peace Booth again this year at the 4th of July celebration on Elm Street in downtown Greensboro and we need volunteers who can run the booth. You are being asked to engage with passers-by and ask them to respond to a query about peace. They are encouraged to write their responses on sticky notes that will then be posted on a large peace symbol. Shifts run 2 hours. If…

Easter at New Garden

Easter Sunday, April 21, we will gather as a community to celebrate life and resurrection, hope, and new possibilities. Again, this year we will have many flower vases set up on a table in and around the Meeting room and you are invited to 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 worship room between 10 and 11…

Report from Wal-mart Layaway Project

I am filled with gratitude for the generosity of New Garden Friends Meeting. For the 4th year, I have gone to Walmart to anonymously pay off some gift layaways. For the last several years I have invited New Gardeners to give some money to help support this activity and every year I am humbled by the outpouring of gifts! This year we had just under $2,000 ($1956.00) to use to pay off nine layaways. We…

The Spirit of Giving / Christmas Eve Candlelight Service / December 24

Music at 6:30 p.m. / Worship Service at 7:00 p.m. Please join us in the spirit of giving; fill a box with non-perishable food items according to this list and bring your box to the Christmas Eve Candlelight Meeting for Worship. 1 – box of cereal 2 – peanut butter 3 – stuffing mix 4 – boxed potatoes 5 – macaroni & cheese 6 – canned fruit 7 – canned tomatoes 8 – canned tuna…