Calling on Friends to Take Action / October 2, 2022

World Quaker Day took place on 2 October, 2022 with the theme “Becoming the Quakers the World Needs.” World Quaker Day is an annual event where we celebrate the diversity of Quakerism around the world and build connections to make our community stronger. This year, every Friends Church and Quaker Meeting was encouraged to send or receive visitors to or from another Quaker group, to bring greetings, build relationships and share ideas. Quaker groups in…

(Quaker) Pilgrims’ Progress – Part II / September 28, 2022

A continuation of the account of our September Quaker Pilgrimage. . . The Quaker Pilgrimage, which began at New Garden Meeting on Friday, September 16, was planned as part of a celebration of the 350 years that followed the visits to America of English Friends William Edmundson and George Fox. A bus was chartered and paid for by our meeting’s Blaylock Fund and carried about 30 of us Friends (from several NC meetings/yearly meetings) to…

Join New Garden’s Quaker Relations Committee on a “Quaker Pilgrimage” / September 16-18, 2022

Friends are invited to join in celebrating 350 years of Friends in North Carolina on a pilgrimage to eastern North Carolina and Virginia, where the first Friends meetings in NC were established. We will explore early Quaker sites and meetings in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, NC, including Up River, Piney Woods and Little River Meetings, visit the Newbold-White House, and, not to be forgotten, Wolfman Jack’s grave! We will wrap up with Meeting for Worship…

Join New Garden’s Quaker Relations Committee on a “Quaker Pilgrimage” / September 16-18, 2022

We invite Friends to join us in celebrating 350 years of Friends in North Carolina on a pilgrimage to eastern North Carolina and Virginia where the first Friends meetings in NC were established.  We will explore early Quaker sites and meetings in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, NC, including Up River, Piney Woods and Little River Meetings, visit the Newbold-White House, and, not to be forgotten, Wolfman Jack’s grave! We will wrap up with Meeting for Worship and…