The PYM Calendar

Please note: The PYM Calendar is for all events in the PYM region under the care of any Quaker meeting, organization, school, committee, collaborative, or other group. Events hosted by individuals are not permitted.

Feb 16 – Feb 18 all-day
Middle School Friends Winter Gathering @ Solebury Meeting | New Hope | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Click HERE for Registration! Calling all Middle School aged f/Friends to come together and extent the love with a Post-Valentine’s Retreat February 16-18! We will create valentines that celebrate love and appreciation of all kinds – with our family, friends, mentors, people who have been inspirational for us throughout history, etc. There will also be small group worship sharing, lots of laughter, group ...
Feb 17 @ 9:30 am – Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tribe of the H.E.A.R.T. Retreat for Nurture, Reflection, and Joy @ Pendle Hill | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
9:30 am
Rooted in the principles of the H.E.A.R.T.,* this Saturday to Monday retreat with Dr. Amanda Kemp is for those deeply engaged in anti-racism work, have read Amanda Kemp’s book, Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community, and/or have participated in one or more of Amanda’s classes or programs. [*Hold space for transformation; Express yourself: ...
Bucks Quarterly Meeting at Quakertown NJ @ Quakertown Friends Meetinghouse
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
9:30 am
Note: The address is coming up Pittstown. The meetinghouse is in the small town of Quakertown. Please call Holly Olson at 215-860-9747 is you get lost trying to find the meetinghouse in this rural area. Quakertown Friends will host Bucks Quarterly Meeting (other Friends are welcome too). Jondhi Harrell and a speaker from the local Islamic community. 9:30: Registration and ...
Feb 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Beyond Complicity: Awakening Anti-Racist Intentions Part 4 @ Mickleton Friends Meeting | Mickleton | New Jersey | United States
11:30 am
Continuing our growing edge series, Toward Racial Justice and Fearless Faithfulness with We Are Still Here: The Tribal Saga of New Jersey’s Nanticoke and Lenape Peoples, by JR Norwood. This authentic, contemporary, comprehensive booklet provides perspective on the three inter-related tribal communities of southernmost Jersey and Delaware, our neighbors who have remained on their traditional Tribal Nation’s homeland ever since ...
Discussion of Debby Irving’s “Waking Up White” @ Newark Center for Creative Learning
Feb 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
11:30 am
Second of three discussions of Debby Irving’s “Waking Up White”, following meeting for worship. This will focus on the middle third of the book. Please join us if you are interested!
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Undoing Racism Group meeting @ Friends Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
2:00 pm
Dear Friends, Out of an abundance of concern for travel conditions stemming from this evening’s weather forecast, we are postponing our URG meeting until Sunday, February 18, at 2 pm. We will still meet at Friends Center, with prioritized agenda attention to the business on hand. We are so thankful for those of you who confirmed plans to attend our originally scheduled meeting, ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
Carrie Newcomer Concert & Workshop Weekend @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm
7:30 pm
Our Lives as Sacred Story: A Creative Exploration of Our Personal and Shared Spiritual Stories with Carrie Newcomer: Musician, poet, author and Quaker activist Friday, February 23, 2018 | 7:30 to 9 PM (Concert) Saturday, February 24 | 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Workshop)
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
THE ATLANTIC COAST QUAKER ACTIVISTS Monthly Meeting @ Saint John's Episcopal Parish  | Newark | Delaware | United States
9:00 am
The Atlantic Coast Quaker Activists (ACQA) came together following the Election of 2016. ACQA is a collection of Quaker activists who to come together to share experiences and bear witness to the current immoral political climate in the United States. We are currently meeting Monthly to share local activist experiences, to bear witness, to break isolation, and to plan forward. ...
Concord Quarterly Meeting Square Dance @ Willistown Friends Meeting
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Annual Square Dance for all ages. Music by the Thornbury Ramblers. Caller – Alan Crosman. Refreshments provided. Free, but please bring non perishable food in unbreakable containers for the West Chester Food Cupboard.
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
A panel discussion sponsored by Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas and Pendle Hill. Free and open to the public (registration requested). 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Barn. Live streaming will be available to registrants. How can local Quaker meetings and churches support the Friends called to ministry among them? How can the Religious Society of Friends transcend our ...
Feb 25 all-day
12:00 am
From High Point in the north to Cape May Point in the south, New Jersey is full of exciting true tales, myths & legends, and everything in between. Enjoy 45 minutes of Garden State stories as told by a Master Storyteller. Come join us for a wintry afternoon of storytelling history, both local and lively. Listen as the stories come ...
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
this event is OFF SITE at Hunt’s Eden Valley Farm 10:00 AM Meeting for Worship at Schuylkill Monthly Meeting in Phoenixville. Friends will attend Meeting for worship and then drive to John Hunt’s Eden Valley Farm. 11:45 AM Eden Valley Farm – for lunch and discussion with William Woys Weaver, author of Heirloom Vegetable Gardening. He will be joined by Dancing Wolf, a ...
Quaker Worship and the Gathered Meeting @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Feb 25 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Quaker Worship and the Gathered Meeting @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
11:15 am
Swarthmore Friends Meeting is offering a Quakerism 101 course, for those who are curious about Quaker faith and practice, or who want to delve more deeply into the riches of Quakerism. During our second session on February 25th, we’ll discuss Quaker Worship and the powerful experience of the gathered meeting. Steven Davison, a member of Central Philadelphia Meeting and author ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
7:00 pm
Will Ryan is a restoration ecologist and field botanist for ecologically significant natural areas. His work at the Patrick Center for Environmental Research at Drexel University’s Academy of Natural Sciences focuses on scientific research in plant community and restoration ecology. During his Ph.D. research project—to identify best management practices for ecological restoration projects—at the University of Delaware, Will worked under ...
Sanctuary / Immigration / Community Engagement - How can Friends school communities support those who come to the U.S. in search of freedom and safety? @ Friends Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Open to All Join Friends school educators in exploring issues of sanctuary, immigration, and community engagement. Hear Liliana Velàsquez and Mark Lyon and learn Liliana’s story. When she was fourteen, Liliana Velásquez fled horrific violence and poverty in her native Guatemala and headed out alone on foot to the US in pursuit of sanctuary. After four months in a detention ...
Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm
Reclaiming Our Stories: Exploring LGBTQ-Friendly Bible Stories @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Join performance artist and Bible scholar Peterson Toscano for a weekend workshop exploring gender and sexuality in Bible stories. While the Bible has been used by some to harm others, there are potential peaceful interpretations of the ancient texts, including those that support LGBTQ lives. Using a variety of methods, traditional and creative, participants will study, discuss, and explore Bible ...
Film/Discussion on Race: I Am Not Your Negro @ Third Haven Friends' Meeting
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us for the third in the film and Discussion Series: About the persistence of racism, invisible to many whites, in our society. Come with an open mind and commitment to explore these issues through conversation with one another. A complimentary soup and bread meal will precede the discussion. RSVP: Limit of 50 persons
Extended Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Mar 3 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Extended Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | Pennsylvania | United States
9:15 am
Need a spiritual boost? Feeling drained or weary? Try Extended Worship as way to feel spiritually renewed, and reconnected with the spirit of the Divine. Most newcomers to Extended Worship are surprised at how quickly time passes, and are surprised about how refreshed they feel. All are welcome. Attend just a portion of the day or the full day. And ...
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Now is the Time for National Policy: Organize and mobilize with FCNL @ Friends Center. Cherry Street Room | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
11:00 am
RSVP HERE Join PYM’s Legislative Policy Collaborative and FCNL staffer (Michelle Beers) as we identify opportunities to impact national policy in Washington DC and our local districts. Come enjoy fellowship while we plan the work and work the plan. Lunch provided; child care provided with rsvp to emily temple: temple.ek@gmail.com
Mar 4 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Where Quakers Come From: session three of Quakerism 101 @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | Pennsylvania | United States
11:45 am
Swarthmore Friends Meeting is offering a Quakerism 101 course, for those who are curious about Quaker faith and practice, or who want to delve more deeply into the riches of Quakerism. On March 4, Marcelle Martin, author of Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey, will provide an overview of Where Quakers Come From, about the radical beginnings of ...
Quaker Book Club @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Quaker Book Club @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference | Burlington | New Jersey | United States
7:00 pm
Discussion of “The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist” by Marcus Rediker.
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
Interfaith Gatherings that Work: Together in Times of Crisis and Celebration @ The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, Oxford Mills
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
9:30 am
In times of crisis and celebration, opportunities for multi-faith prayer and worship draw us together. How are prayer and worship seasoned with sensitivity to the religious traditions involved, and to the moment at hand? The Interfaith Center invites members of Ministeriums, Multi-Faith Councils, and interested clergy for a gathering to explore this topic. Drawing on the thinking and experience from ...
7:00 pm
Two cartoonists, one emerging and one well-established, will talk about how art challenges and shapes political and identity perceptions. Signe Wilkinson is a Pulitzer prize winning Editorial Cartoonist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a member at Germantown Monthly Meeting. Ramona Sharples is a recent graduate of University of Pennsylvania and a software engineer living in Palo Alto. Last year Ramona ...
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm
From Mourning to Renewed Witness @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
How do we remain faithful to the hope that is in us? Where do we find hope when the world offers daily invitations to mourn, or even to despair, because of racial injustice, militarism, climate change, or environmental deterioration? What form can hope even take? Over 350 years, Friends have repeatedly been challenged to sustain and renew their witness, not ...
Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm
The Prophetic Faith from Moses to Martin @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
The prophets of ancient Israel raised an alarm among their people when they saw their society becoming more militarized, exploitative, unequal, and immoral. Chanting, singing, and writing, they called leaders and people back to the equity and equilibrium of covenant relationship with God. We will end with John Meyer leading us in considering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
Mar 17 @ 9:30 am – Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
Compassionate Communication: Skills and Awareness for Life in Relationship @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
9:30 am
Based on the seminal work of Marshall Rosenberg, this two-day workshop facilitated by Stephen Michael Tumolo and Geraldine Scott will provide participants with a basic grounding in the theory and practice of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). NVC offers a way of approaching the basic flow of life: expressing and receiving. Its root is compassion and understanding for ourselves and others. During ...