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Event Cancelled; Spiritual Disciplines

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Online Meeting for Worship

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Event Cancelled / Young Friends

November 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Things you need to know

Mondays for Marcus Vigil

This vigil to honor the homeless young man killed by police is held every Monday, 12 to 1 p.m. on Washington Street, in front of…

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Free Firewood / November 2020

Wood from the tree that fell on our worship room recently is lying on the east side of the building and is available for free…

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Covid-19 Update / November 6, 2020

NGFM’s Covid-19 Medical Advisory Group Recommendation; We had been hopeful that conditions for in-person meetings would improve before the holidays, but across the country the infection…

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Adult Forum / November 8, 2020

Better Understanding the Case of Marcus Deon Smith / Marcia Foutch, Hester Petty, Lewis Pitts. Marcia Foutch is a retired teacher who moved from Minneapolis,…

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Young Friends Starts October 25, 2020

Young Friends will officially launch programming on Sunday, October 25 with a Virtual Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza! Information and updates on Young Friends programming will be…

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Voting Matters / October 6, 2020

Less than four weeks until our next national election! Between now and the election, your Peace and Social Concerns Committee wants to share non-partisan tips…

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Covid-19 Update / October 6, 2020

Recommendation from NGFM’s COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group: On August 30, the Meeting on Ministry & Counsel requested that our COVID-19 medical advisors make recommendations about…

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Solar+ Project Update / October 2020

New Garden Friends Meeting has made great progress in reducing our carbon footprint. Next step is obtaining permits. Exciting photos of our progress are available…

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Voting Matters

Less than five weeks until our next national election! Each week between now and the election, Peace and Social Concerns Committee wants to share non-partisan…

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Volunteer Opportunity in France

The Centre Quaker de Congenies, in the south of France, is seeking long term volunteer Resident Friends. Enjoy the region, the garden and the conviviality…

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Recycling Sty’foam

Are take-out containers, egg cartons and other foam packaging building up at your house? A local place to recycle foam is in the works. Environmental…

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Voter Reflection Guide Offered

“Guide to Democracy Values and the 2020 Election” A 2020 voter reflection guide is available from Faith in Public Life and Interfaith Power and Light,…

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Absentee & Vote by Mail

Anyone who is eligible to vote in North Carolina is also eligible to vote using an absentee ballot and completing their voting by mail. I…

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Wednesday Readings & Queries

Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Pastor Margaret is doing a live video on the New Garden Friends Meeting Facebook page. Each week will include readings and…

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Covid-19 Safety

If you have been out shopping in the past days, you have seen a variety of folks who are wearing mask correctly or who aren’t…

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Solar+ Project Update

New Garden’s Energy Team is excited to report that monthly meeting approved the Solar Energy + Outreach Project. This is a great opportunity to reduce…

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Solar + Project News

On June 7 New Garden Monthly Meeting has approved a plan to install solar panels on the Meetinghouse roof, which will save up to 75%…

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Virtual Food Drive Exceeds Goal

Thank you, New Gardeners, for generously supporting our virtual food drive that was in place of the usual Spring Food Drive for Greensboro Urban Ministries.…

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AmeriCorps Positions Open / Apply ASAP

Greensboro AmeriCorps Positions Available for September 2020 – August 2021. The AmeriCorps Partnership to End Homelessness, located in Greensboro, is recruiting 4 full-time and 24…

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Graveyard Tour Update / May 25

For many years, it has been a custom at New Garden to have an “alternative” Memorial Day graveyard tour to highlight the many different ways…

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New Garden Friends Meeting Interest Groups

Finance & Stewardship Update / May 24

We continue to meet all the Meeting’s obligations including payroll, utilities, building care and our outreach to help other organizations and people in need. I…

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Nominating Committee Focus

This week we present the final committee for consideration, our Nominating Committee with a re-cap of the complete committee list. Nominating Committee is who we…

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Nominating Committee Focus

As we approach the “home stretch” of our information on the NGFM committees will be considering our Communications Committee and our Personnel Committee. Communications Committee…

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New Garden Friends Meeting Greensboro NC

Finance and Stewardship

The work of the Meeting continues, and so do the financial obligations. Please consider sending a check to the Meeting or give online using the…

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A Prayer for a Pandemic

May we who are merely inconvenienced, remember those who lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors, remember those most vulnerable. May…

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A Healing Poem

This is a healing poem For when you cannot dance and cannot work and cannot walk. Concentrate on the things you still can do. Breathe.…

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Nominating Committee Focus

As we continue the weekly explanation of the New Garden Friends Meeting committees we would like to highlight the work of our Literature/Library Committee and…

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New Ideas Project

Friends, Our next Idea Gathering Session was scheduled for Sunday, April 26. Of course, we will not be able meet at that time. The following…

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Update on Digital Worship

As we head into a new season of social distancing and with the increasing number of covid-19 cases throughout the country, we will have a…

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Nominating Committee Focus

Our current social distancing policy has put the work of this weeks committees on hold. Both committees support the social gathering activities of our Meeting…

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Nominating Committee Focus

This week we will highlight the two committees that oversee our facilities; the House Committee and the Grounds Committee. Some in our Meeting may remember…

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Easter Flowers

Although, we won’t be able put flowers from our gardens in vases for our Easter Meeting for Worship, we invite friends to post on Facebook…

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Easter Sunrise Service / April 12

Since New Garden Friends Meeting will not be able to have an in-person sunrise service on Easter morning this year, we invite Friends who enjoy…

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Online Worship / April 5

Live worship on New Garden Friends Meeting Facebook page at 11 a.m. and posted on New Garden Friends Meeting website. Reading: Matthew 21:1-10 Title: Palm…

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Friends General Conference News Update

The Gathering will be held virtually. Friends General Conference is working to find a way to accommodate Friends without internet access. Special Youth programs are…

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Caring Friends Update

Caring Friends has been thrown a curve ball by this pandemic, but we didn’t let it stop us! Caring Friends has many volunteers who send cards,…

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Solar Energy Project

New Garden Friends Meeting is forming a working group to explore the costs and benefits of installing solar panels on the Meetinghouse. We are also…

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Persimmon Grove Vigil / February 28

Our neighbors at Persimmon Grove AME, 408 Dolley Madison Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410, recently had their church vandalized with racist graffiti. They are organizing a…

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Lunch & Learn / February 16

At 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, the Peace and Social Concerns Committee will present the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”. This documentary…

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Brotherhood Forum / January 19

9:45-10:45 a.m/ Parlor / David Fraccaro will lead Brotherhood Forum this Sunday. David is the Executive Director of FaithAction International House and is a graduate…

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Christmas Eve Goodies Needed

Calling all bakers and sweet-tooth supporters! Please plan to share in our beloved New Garden Christmas Eve tradition by dropping off cookies and treats in…

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Cookie Bake / Dec. 11

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. / The Parsons Circle is hosting the annual Cookie Bake in the kitchen and fellowship hall – bring your prepared…

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Simple Christmas / Dec. 14

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. / Fellowship Hall / Join us for a laid-back time of food, fellowship, and fun crafts and activities! Please contact…

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Parents’ Day Out / Dec. 7

10 a.m. to 2 p.m /  Childcare Room / Volunteers from the Religious Education committee will host children in the childcare room downstairs where they…

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Calling All Crafters / Dec. 9

7:00 p.m. / Parlor / Are you interested in doing small projects with other crafters at New Garden? A small group has met a couple…

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Inter-Generational Forum / Dec. 8

9:30 – 10: 30 a.m. / Fellowship Hall / Join us for a very special Inter-generational forum on Sunday, December 8th. We’ll sing carols, do…

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Graveyard Tour / October 31

8:00 p.m. / New Garden Cemetery / New Garden’s annual Hallowe’en lantern tour of the graveyard will be led by Max Carter. For information: (mcarter@guilford.edu).

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Flea Market / October 19 & 26

Sale dates are October 19, 8 a.m. -1 p.m., and October 26, 8 a.m. – noon. If you would like to volunteer please contact Erin…

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Proposals for Funds Deadline / October 5

New Garden’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee provides small grants to organizations for projects that address priority issues through the Meeting’s Broader Concerns budget. Priorities…

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Sign up for Friendly 8 Groups

“Friendly 8” are groups of Friends from New Garden Friends Meeting who meet monthly for food and fellowship. They offer an opportunity to get to…

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Shephard’s Center News

Adventures in Learning will begin its fall classes October 3 and continue each Thursday for six weeks from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at First…

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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…

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We Have a New Refugee Family

This time we will be working with Starmount Presbyterian! We have not been assigned a particular family yet, so stay tuned for more details. If…

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Diversity Task Force

The Social Concerns Committee has organized the Diversity Task Force for the purpose of gathering information and insight which will expand the horizons of New…

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Friday Fun Night / June 21

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. / on the lawn / Join us for a very special Fun Night. Friends are invited to bring a covered…

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Baby / Child Dedications / June 16

Families with babies or young children are welcome to participate in this beautiful and welcoming tradition. Please email Karin Heller if you would like your…

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Free Firewood

In the New Garden Friends Meeting lawn, down by the playground area, there are three trunk sections of pecan, already cut to firewood length and…

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New Garden Has a Defibrillator

The Red Cross will offer a CPR course and provide training in the use of our new defibrillator. The total training will take a little…

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Share Your Love of Crafts

We are considering having a group (or groups) at New Garden of persons interested in sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, or other crafts. In the past…

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Spring Fun Night / April 27

Norvell Hall, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for Spring Fun Night. Friends are encouraged to bring a game and join us for food,…

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Results from Food Drive

1,472 lbs. of food was collected on Friday, April 5 by soggy, but determined New Gardeners! Thanks go to Pat Adelberger, Nancy Walker, Danny Finnegan,…

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Winter Fun Night / February 23

Norvell Hall, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Norvell Hall / 5-7:30 p.m. / Bring your favorite game or puzzle and a covered dish to share. We’ll…

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Pictorial Directory Update

Members and attenders should expect to receive a telephone call from CP Photo and Video. They will be reminding you of your date and time…

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Lunch & Learn / January 20

12:15 – 2:00 p.m. / Brotherhood Room / Families and all are invited to bring your lunch to Brotherhood room to watch four short animated…

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Simple Christmas / December 8

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. / Fellowship Hall. Share in the longstanding New Garden Friends Meeting tradition of crafting hand-made holiday gifts. As always, both…

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Ukulele News / December 8

The main focus of the Peace & Love Ukestra, led by C.H. Holcombe, is to visit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and memory care units…

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Harvest Festival / November 10

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. / Join members of five churches in the Friendship Community Partnership at New Garden for a great time! We’ll have lunch,…

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New Garden Cemetery Tour with Max Carter

Halloween Graveyard Tour / October 31

8:00 p.m. / New Garden Friends Meeting Graveyard. New Garden Friends Meeting’s annual Hallowe’en lantern tour of its historic graveyard is led by retired professor…

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Need Firewood?

A good amount of firewood will soon be available from trees that have fallen or are being taken down on the Meeting property. Contact: Linda…

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Seeker’s Supper / October 18

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn more about Quakerism and get to know other New Gardeners! Come and enjoy dinner with Friends, learn some basics about…

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Family Camp / October 5 – 7

The Religious Education Committee is thrilled to invite you to join us for Family Camp 2018! Family Camp is such a fun and special NGFM…

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Hurricane Florence Updates

The New Garden Office will be closed on Friday, September 14, 2018. Saturday, September 15  – Joyce Ajlouny, General Secretary for American Friends Service Committee…

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Peacemakers Unite / July 4

New Garden Friends Meeting has secured a booth at the Fun Fourth Festival, downtown Greensboro, on July 4. We would like to have you join…

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Summer Program / June 18 – 22

Margaret Fell, a 17th-century follower of George Fox who eventually became his spouse, made a guest appearance Monday evening at New Garden. Coincidentally, Summer Program’s…

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Summer Program / June 18 – 22

Summer Program is underway with a joyful sound. Marc Alley, a.k.a. “The Music Man,” leads young Friends in song during the religious education Summer Program at…

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Child / Baby Dedication / June 17

Children and babies may be dedicated during worship on any Sunday of the year, but many families choose to dedicate children on the days observed…

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Blood Drive / May 22

We are hosting a blood drive with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas at New Garden Friends Meeting on May 22 from 3:30-6:30 pm. …

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Child / Baby Dedication / May 13

Children and babies may be dedicated during worship on any Sunday of the year, but many families choose to dedicate children on the days observed…

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Ukelele News / April 26

The Peace and Love Ukestra will be playing in the memory care unit of Brighton Gardens of Greensboro on Thursday, April 26 at 3 p.m.

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Spring Fun Night / May 12

Norvell Hall, 5 – 8 p.m. Mark your calendars for Spring Fun Night. Friends are encouraged to bring a game and join us for food,…

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Easter Egg Hunt

After 11 a.m. worship on Easter Sunday, preschool and elementary age children are invited to join in for a joyful Easter egg hunt behind the…

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Flowers for Easter

On Easter Sunday (April 1) we will gather as a community to celebrate life and resurrection, hope and new possibilities. Many vases will be set…

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