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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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Upcoming at New Garden
Tue 27

Event Cancelled / Ukestra Practice

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 28

Wednesday Readings & Queries

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wed 28

Event Cancelled / High School Young Friends

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wed 28

Event Cancelled / Meditation

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nov 01
Nov 01

Event Cancelled; Spiritual Disciplines

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Nov 01

Online Meeting for Worship

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Looking Ahead

News you need to know

Voting Matters / October 20, 2020

Less than two weeks until the final voting day, November 3! We no longer have an election day, but an election season, of which we are smack in the middle. You can still request a ballot to vote by mail until 5 p.m., October 27. Early voting locations have been open for a week and…

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No Graveyard Tour This Year / October 2020

Owing to the restrictions on social gatherings at New Garden Friends Meeting during the pandemic, there will be no graveyard tour this 31st of Tenth Month. Folks desiring ghostly encounters are encouraged to get the book “Tales from the New Garden Friends Graveyard,” available at Scuppernong Books. – Max L. Carter

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Foam Recycling Update / October 20, 2020

New Garden Friends Meeting along with most congregations stopped foam recycling during COVID-19. But we are close to having a local drop-off site in Greensboro. Located at the Tiny House Recycling Center at 1310 W. Gate City Boulevard, the site will be equipped with a high-speed densifier and two large collection bins. For everyone involved…

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Religious Education News / October 20, 2020

Mark your calendars for Adult Forum, Sunday, November 1 (9:45-10:45 a.m.) when George Lakey will be joining us. Many Friends find themselves worried about the election and the possibility of a power grab should the vote be close and procedures challenged. Join us on November 1st and learn how “studying research that shows how other…

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Young Friends / October 25, 2020

Young Friends, it’s been a while! Hope to see you all on zoom, October 25, for pumpkin carving. We will be using GroupMe this year to communicate. Please share and sign up with these links below to stay in the loop. Reach out to karin@ngfm.org should there be technical difficulties. Excited to be reunited, and…

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Mark Your Calendar / Called Meeting / November 15, 2020

We will have a Called Meeting on First Day (Sunday) November 15 at 2 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the different Quaker organizations (PFYM, PFF, Quaker House, etc.) that New Garden is associated with. We are looking to discern how we best can support and take part in these groups. More…

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Peace & Social Concerns Notes / October 20, 2020

The Peace and Social Concerns Committee is working to help New Garden Friends Meeting incorporate more immediate social and economic justice actions into our everyday lives. Thus, every weekly newsletter will include one Anti-Racist Action suggestion and one website whereby members can find minority-owned business to support, if they so choose. The Meeting is not…

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Share Your Proposal for Funds / November 2, 2020

Peace and Social Concerns Committee seeks proposals for funds to support organizations, programs or projects that are in line with our commitment to becoming an antiracist meeting. New Garden Friends Meeting’s Peace and Social Concerns Committee provides small grants that address priority issues through the meeting’s Broader Concerns budget. If you know of an organization,…

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The Power of Enough / October 22 – November 5, 2020

“What is essential? How much is enough? Is my use of time, energy and “things” in right balance to free me to do God’s work, and contribute to right order in our world? We’ll consider queries, play, sing, and reflect on implications of our personal choices and their ripple effects. Jackie Stillwell, of Right Sharing…

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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 city council and police depts. We stand silently in masks, holding signs, which are there to use, if you have none of your own. Call CH Holcombe for more info.…

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First Day Events

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