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New Garden Friends Meeting is an inclusive, welcoming faith community in the tradition of the Religious Society of Friends. Our members and attenders represent a wide range of religious backgrounds and traditions. Grounded in more than 250 years of Quaker heritage, New Garden remains a vital Meeting for those who seek that of God in every person.

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Fallen Tree on the South Lawn / May 14, 2023

A giant elm tree fell on our property during a recent storm on May 14th. Looking inside the splintered stump, it is clear the hollow tree could not withstand another storm. Judging by its size, 30 paces or approximately 100 ft. in length, it must have sounded like a cannon when it fell. House is working to hire a contractor to clear the debris.

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser / June 3, 2023

Tiny House Community Development Hope Center is hosting a drive-through pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday, June 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 360 W. Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27406. Cost is $10 per plate and includes 3 pancakes, butter, syrup, & scrambled eggs. For $2 extra, you can add 2 Neese’s sausage patties or 3 strips of bacon. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended, but drive up orders on the day of the fundraiser…

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Memorial Day Graveyard Tour / May 29, 2023

In 1757- two decades before the birth of the United States- the Quaker Community of New Garden, North Carolina, established its burial ground. From the wars of three centuries to the fight for civil rights, New Garden Friends Cemetery reveals a fascinating history. There will be a graveyard tour on May 29th at 10:00 a.m. led by Max Carter.

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Bolivian Quaker Education Fund Opportunities / May 24, 2023

The Bolivian Quaker Education Fund (BQEF) is seeking new board and committee members, liaisons, and advocates. If you are part of a Quaker meeting, church, or organization, or are aligned with Quaker values, interested in education, economic equity, Latin America, and/or have Spanish language skills, please go to https://tinyurl.com/2zhrps88 or the QR code to find out more and apply. The link sends you to a short application/questionnaire which describes what we are looking for, and…

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Notes from Pastor Ashley / May 24, 2023

Dear Friends, This week in semi-programmed worship, I will be wearing an extra microphone. That is because we will have an additional group joining us for worship: people who listen to Thee Quaker Podcast. This is a new podcast for Friends and those who want to know more about Friends. Once a month, Thee Quaker Podcast will feature a prepared message to share with listeners to give them an experience of Quaker worship. Jon Watts,…

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Help Hold the Line for Justice and Peace / May 24, 2023

The Maiden Group, Sojourners, and Friends Committee on National Legislation Ed Fund will host a webinar on May 24, at 5:00 p.m. featuring Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock (GA), Ron Ferguson of Winchester Friends Meeting, and other faith leaders. This online event is an opportunity to learn more about what is being negotiated on Capitol Hill, the impact on our communities, and how you can influence the decisions being made by Congress. Click the following link…

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Clerks Now Have a ZOOM Account / May 24, 2023

Effective May 24, all clerks now have access to a new ZOOM account that is not linked to Karin’s religious education account. Valerie will send an email to all new clerks once nominations are complete. If you would like the information prior to that time, please contact Valerie at the office, or via email. ([email protected])

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Religious Education / May 24, 2023

Dear Friends, Have you registered for Summer Program? Join us June12-15, 9:30a.m.-12:30 p.m. June is fast approaching! This week long, cooperative program takes on a different theme each year. Participants engage in a number of activities that are centered around that theme. Some activities include short lessons, crafts, music, and outdoor games. This year, our theme is Telling Our Stories! We hope Friends of all ages will join us as participants and/or volunteers for this…

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