Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sunday will be full of thankfulness!

9am Join us in the Gathering Room for Unprogrammed Meeting. A time to worship in silence and to reflect on what you are thankful for.

10am Upstairs all are welcome to help us make blessing bags to hand out during our food pantry on Monday. We will fill them with toiletries and goodies.

11am In the Meetingroom we are thankful to welcome our newest members at First Friends. Deborah Suess will offer a morning reflection and meditation where you can tell others what you are thankful for.

Noon We will all gather for our group picture for our directory!

12:15 Fellowship Hall all are welcome to our annual Thanksgiving lunch. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, and mashed potatoes will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. Hospitality Committee will be in the kitchen at 9am to accept your dish.

We are all thankful for you….what are you thankful for?

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:November 23 Bulletin

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Mr. Goodbar, Stan, and Bob (Martha Eakes)

9am-Unprogrammed Worship in the Gathering Room. All welcomed!

10am-This week’s Intergenerational Gathering will be led by Catherine Eagles in ‘No Sweat Yoga for Centering!’ Come join us in the Fellowship Hall.

11am-Martha Eakes offers the morning message, “Mr. Goodbar, Stan, and Bob”-speaking on the power of one, with Deborah Suess offering the Young Friends Message.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:November 16 Bulletin

 

 

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Muddy Mercy

This Sunday will be a great day with F/friends all day!

9am All welcome to our Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room.

10am RUN TO GOD will be our theme for our inter-generational gathering which will feature the benefits of exercise as getting closer to God. Feel free to wear exercise clothes (shorts, Sweatpants) and tennis shoes. Remember, animals sweat, men perspire and ladies sparkle. Questions? Call Jim Kimel or any Christian Education Committee member.

11am Deborah Suess will offer the morning message, “Muddy Mercy”. Sheila Hoyer will provide the Young Friends message which will talk about our Blessing of the Animals.

12:10pm All are welcome to join our Monthly Meeting for Business.

3:00-5:00pm will be the final tour of columbariums in the Greensboro area. Please notify the office if you would like to join.

4:30 pm We welcome you and your 4 legged friends for a Blessing of the Animals at 4:30 pm (PLEASE NOTE time change!). We will gather outside the fellowship hall for a time of prayer, thanksgiving and blessing! Please bring your pet or a picture of your pet – and a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:November 9 Bulletin

 
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Sunday, November 2

Ever wish you could come to Meeting wearing your comfy yoga clothes? Guess what? You can! Join the Christian Education Committee in the Fellowship Hall for a time devoted to wellness. This series will include a field day, yoga, Tai Chi and more! “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” 3 John 1:2 email sheila@firstfriendsmeeting.org for info.

We will start the morning off, as always, with our Unprogrammed Meeting at 9am in the Gathering room and our Semi-programmed Meeting upstairs at 11am with a message from Deborah Suess.

See you all on Sunday!

 

 

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:November 2 Bulletin

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The Wisdom of a Listening Heart

 

 

To view the bulletin, click here:October 26 Bulletin

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What I didn’t learn in Sunday School: Time for a Remix?

Our Sundays start at 9:00 am in the Gathering Room for Unprogrammed Meeting.

All are welcome to our Stewardship Breakfast at 10:00 am in the Fellowship Hall for an   educational breakfast with guest speakers from First Friends and the greater Greensboro Community. This session will describe the specifics of some of our Outreach Programs that we   support as a Meeting.

Then, during our 11am Programmed Meeting, Deborah Suess will offer the morning message, “What I didn’t learn in Sunday School: Time for a Remix?”

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:October 19 Bulletin

 
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The Times, They are a Changing (Ian Joyce)

Join on Sunday, October 12!
9am Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room.
10am Coffee and conversation in the Fellowship Hall.
11am Ian Joyce offers the morning message, “The Times, They Are A Changing.”
12:10pm Monthly Meeting for Business-all welcome!

We look forward to seeing you this Sunday!

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here: October 12 Bulletin

 
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Nurturing the Center (Edith Shephard)

 

 

To view this bulletin, click here:October 5 Bulletin

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Imitate What is Good (Robert Wafula)

First Friends Meeting is excited to welcome Robert Wafula, principal of Friends Theological College this Sunday, September 28! He will offer the morning message, “Imitate What is Good” during our 11am Meeting for Worship.

At 10 am Celebrating Peace! Join Jim Plummer in the Fellowship Hall as we view pictures from the Peace Festival taken by our own Marshall Hurley. Bring a snack to share, coffee and cocoa will be there to warm you up!

We also welcome everyone to our 9am Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship located in the Gathering Room downstairs.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:September 28 Bulletin

 

 

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Being A Both/And People

Join us on the International Day of Peace for a time of fellowship and learning about Peace in different culutres and faiths.

9am Unprogrammed Meeting will be downstairs in the Gathering Room.

10am Will start the set up for our Peace Festival (if you are able to help, please join us!)

11am Deborah Suess will offer the morning message, “Being A Both/And People.” Steve and Lynn Newsom from Quaker House will join her on Facing Bench and will offer a Mission Minute to tell us about their mission. Lynn will also offer a Young Friends Message as well.

Noon-2:30 pm All welcome to out 2nd Annual Peace Festival. Food trucks, bake sale, music, dancing, faith speakers and more will help us celebrate. Bring your friends and family!

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