Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is a community of over 100 Quaker meetings and thousands of Friends in a four-state region who live our faith each day.

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July 26- 30, 2017
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The PYM Calendar is the home for all Quaker events in the PYM region.

Peaceable Kingdom @ Christ Church Neighborhood House
May 12 – May 28 all-day
Peaceable Kingdom @ Christ Church Neighborhood House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
A dark comedy about the Quaker settlement of Pennsylvania. Inspired by the famous series by Philadelphia painter Edward Hicks (1780 – 1849), Peaceable Kingdom is a fable about the longing for utopia. In a mythical Quaker colony inhabited by wild creatures both native and foreign to the Americas, the audience is offered a bird’s-eye view of two cultures encountering each ...
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Alternatives to Violence Project Workshop @ The Friends Center  | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
9:00 am
AVP WORKSHOP Please join Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting on Saturday, May 27 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at Friends Center for an introduction to the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP).  CPMM members .O and Laurent Hahn, with John Meyer of Pendle Hill, are facilitating. AVP grew out of the desire of Quakers to care for all people. Together, through the process of seeking and sharing, we will explore the ...
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Chester Friends Meeting
Jun 3 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Chester Friends Meeting | Chester | Pennsylvania | United States
9:15 am
Would you like to deepen your experience of Worship? Have you wished that Worship didn’t end when the clock struck the hour? The Worship and Care Standing Committee and the Meeting on Worship and Ministry invite you to experience Extended Worship. Attend just a portion of the day or the full day. And remember to bring your lunch. All are ...
Meet Today’s Muslims @ Willistown Friends
Jun 3 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
12:30 pm
Who: Dr. Anjum Irfan & Hareem Ismail from the Islamic Society of Chester County Speaker/Discussion: What it means to be a Muslim in the current culture locally and further afield. What is life like for a practicing Muslim now and historically. The “Five Pillars of Islam Willistown Friends Workshop Series: Meet Today’s Practicing Muslims Where: 7069 Goshen Road Newtown Square ...
Public Meeting of Friends at Marlborough @ Marlborough Friends Meeting
Jun 3 @ 2:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Public Meeting of Friends at Marlborough @ Marlborough Friends Meeting  | Kennett Square | Pennsylvania | United States
2:30 pm
In times past, those who were particularly effective in vocal ministry might be called Public Friends. Well known examples are George Fox, John Woolman, and Elias Hicks. They were acknowledged beyond Quaker circles, making outreach much easier. All that was needed was to announce a Public Meeting at which these Friends would be present. This would draw a significant attendance even by ...

Visit a PYM Monthly Meeting!

Our General Secretary has invited all Friends in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to visit two meetings each year as a way to know one another better and experience the breadth and diversity of our faith community.   We also invite you to share a snapshot report of your experience after each visit, using the form below.  We will post Friends’ stories and pictures on our website as a record of the travel amongst ourselves.

Choose a meeting that is a neighbor or very far away. Consider traveling with a friend. Try a meeting that is in a city or way out in the country. Visit a very large or very small meeting. Try one because you like its name or because it’s in a place you have never been. We have so many meetings to choose from!

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