Religious Education Update / November 22, 2022

Friends are reminded that all Religious Education updates and information will now be included in the newsletter. Karin will not send out an additional email later in the week. Zoom links for hybrid programming will be included in the same email as the Zoom link for Meeting for worship. 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,…

Religious Education Update / November 16, 2022

Friends are reminded that all Religious Education updates and information will now be included in the newsletter. Karin will not send out an additional email later in the week. Zoom links for hybrid programming will be included in the same email as the Zoom link for Meeting for worship. Simple Christmas Mark your calendars! Simple Christmas will take place on Saturday, December 10th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be model trains, stories, crafts, music, fellowship,…

“Parents Night Out” Friday, November 18, 2022

Our next “Parents Night Out” is Friday, November 18 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.

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 11, 2022

Adult Forum Friends may join us in the parlor, or on Zoom. Zoom links will continue to go out with Religious Education updates and information. October 16: Gene Brown, President and Executive Director for Community Housing Solutions, will join us to share about the important work this local non-profit does for the community. To learn more, you can also visit their website, http://www.chshousing.org/ Intergenerational First Day School October 16, 4-5 p.m. Intergenerational First Day School…

Religious Education Update / October 5, 2022

Adult Forum Friends may join us in the parlor, or on Zoom. Zoom links will continue to go out with Religious Education updates and information. October 9: New Garden’s own version of “heART journaling”. Art supplies (paper, markers, crayons, scissors, etc.) will be provided for Friends joining in person, but you are welcome to bring your own. We will continue working with the theme of grief and will begin with a blessing or query, and…

Vote Now for Participatory Budgeting Projects / October 2022

On-line voting has begun for projects in your neighborhood under the City’s Participatory Budgeting Program. Greensboro residents 14 and older will help decide how to spend $500,000 in City funds by voting in Participatory Budgeting (PB) Greensboro until October 15 at www.PBGreensboro.com. Proposed projects on the ballot this year include street sign toppers to identify historically significant neighborhoods (proposed by the New Garden Guilford College Area Alliance), bus shelters, water-bottle filling stations, outdoor fitness equipment, teen…

Religious Education Update / September 28, 2022

Adult Forum Hybrid Adult Forum went well! Moving forward, Friends may join us in the parlor, or on Zoom. Zoom links will continue to go out with Religious Education updates and information. Contact Karin Heller if you would like to receive links. [email protected] Join us October 2, and October 9 for New Garden’s own version of “heART journaling”. Art supplies (paper, markers, crayons, scissors, etc.) will be provided for Friends joining in person, but you…

Grant Money Available for College Students Working on Peace & Justice Issues / September 2022

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Friendship Friends Meeting asks your help in spreading the word about the grant for student groups working on peace and justice issues that we are again offering. The Friendship Friends Meeting Grant is for up to $500 to groups of college students in Guilford County to organize and work on peace and justice issues. The deadline to apply is September 23rd. All information is on the Friendship website…