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.

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 ...
An Evening of Music and Food To Support Clean Water In the Altiplano of Bolivia @ West Chester Friends Meeting | West Chester | Pennsylvania | United States
5:00 pm
You’re invited to and evening of music, fun and food to help support Quaker Bolivia Link’s efforts to provide clean water to the people of the Altiplano of Bolivia. 5:00 pm – Music by John Scardina and Friends 6:00 pm – Dinner featuring Quinoa Soup and Salads 7:00 pm – Dessert and Presentation about Quaker Bolivia Link 7:30 pm – ...
YAF Advocacy Event @ Pendle Hill
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
YAF Advocacy Event @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
6:00 pm
A Shout Out for Effective Political Advocacy All Young Adults are Invited to Attend Join other young adults participating in the YAFCon at Pendle Hill for dinner alongside Friends from FCNL and our Legislative Policy Collaborative. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting will cover the cost of your meal. We’ll meet to explore the work young adults are doing, have done, and want to do around ...
Jun 4 – Jun 30 all-day
MEMORIAL TO THE LOST - (Victims of Gun Violence) @ Haddonfield Friends Meeting | Haddonfield | New Jersey | United States
12:00 am
The Memorial to the Lost honors some 100 people from Camden, Burlington and Salem Counties who died because of gun violence in the last two years. NOTE: The memorial will be found on Haddon Avenue, along the wall of the meeting’s graveyard. An educational forum and interfaith memorial will be held on Sunday, June 4th. (See separate event) The Memorial ...
Berry Festival @ Wilmington Friends Meeting
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Berry Festival @ Wilmington Friends Meeting | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
1:00 pm
The annual Berry Festival is a FREE fun family festival and open house held on the grounds of Wilmington Friends Meeting, 4th & West Streets in Wilmington. Harmony on the Hill provides some great music acts, and plenty of kid-friendly fun like moonbounce, bungy trampoline, face painting, craft area and simple games. You provide an appetite for barbeque, sides, fresh-squeezed ...
MEMORIAL TO THE LOST on GUN VIOLENCE DAY @ Grace Episcopal Church then walk to Haddonfield Friends graveyard, Haddon Avenue
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
MEMORIAL TO THE LOST on GUN VIOLENCE DAY @ Grace Episcopal Church then walk to Haddonfield Friends graveyard, Haddon Avenue
2:00 pm
An educational forum and call to action will be held at 2 PM at Grace Episcopal Church (19 Kings Highway), followed by a walk on Kings Highway to the Haddonfield Friends’ graveyard, on Haddon Avenue just west of Kings Highway. Interfaith prayers will be shared in front of the memorial, starting at 3 PM. This event is co-sponsored by Haddonfield ...
7:00 pm
Julie Harlow began working toward the fulfillment of the vision of a Quaker presence in Russia immediately after the collapse of the USSR in 1991.  Active with the international governing board of Friends House Moscow since its inception, and currently the Clerk, she can share the challenges, disappointments and successes from its beginnings up to the current program.  She also ...
Friends House Mosco @ Lancaster Monthly Meeting
Jun 8 @ 3:30 pm
3:30 pm
Friends House Moscow: Current Conditions in Russia and the Work of Friends in the Region with Julie Harlow Jun 8 @ 3:30 AND 7:00 pm Julie Harlow began working toward the fulfillment of the vision of a Quaker presence in Russia immediately after the collapse of the USSR in 1991. Active with the international governing board of Friends House Moscow ...
Bucks Quarter Pot Luck and Sing-a-Long @ Buckingham Friends Meetinghouse
Jun 10 all-day
12:00 am
Join Friends on April 29 for a Quarter-wide family social event of feasting, fun and singing. We will begin at 5:30pm with a pot luck meal followed by singing from 7 to 8:00. Friends of all ages are welcome. The possibilities are endless… Bring your own instrument (or not), recorder, mouth harp, guitar, fiddle, harmonica…your voice is a beautiful instrument ...
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Beyond the Margins and Mainstream: Bayard Rustin’s Strategic Nonviolent Activism @ West Chester Friends Meeting | West Chester | Pennsylvania | United States
5:30 pm
You’re invited to a pizza dinner followed by “Beyond the Margins and Mainstream: Bayard Rustin’s Strategic Nonviolent Activism” on Saturday, June 10 from 5:30 to 7 pm at West Chester Friends Meeting. Bayard Rustin was a Quaker pacifist; a practitioner and teacher of civil disobedience and non-violence; writer; political organizer; political strategist; socialist; anti-Communist; political theoretician; professional singer; openly gay ...
Salem Quarterly Meeting @ Greenwich Monthly Meeting
Jun 11 all-day
12:00 am
June Quarterly Meeting will be held at Greenwich Monthly Meeting on June 11th. The schedule will be updated soon.
Jun 16 – Jun 23 all-day
12:00 am
Quaker Leadership Program’s Mexican Summer Environmental Workcamp A week-long immersion in the stunningly beautiful Mexican cloud forest.The program is held at the Las Cañadas ecovillage in Huatusco, Mexico. This 600 plus acre property includes a dairy, cheese workshop, reforestation areas, a cloud forest preserve, eco-tourism center, community school, bio-intensive gardens and wonderful views of local mountains. There are solar heated ...
Jun 16 – Jun 18 all-day
USQM Family Camping & Business Meeting - June 2017 @ Ricketts Glen State Park | Benton | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
The next Upper Susquehanna Quarter Meeting for Business will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2017 at Ricketts Glen State Park.  Friends from North Branch Monthly Meeting have reserved Pavilion #1 from 8: 00 am – 8:00 pm. The pavilion has electricity, 10 picnic tables, and two grills for our use and can house a maximum of 48 people. It is ...
Junior Friends Conference @ Westtown School
Jun 18 – Jun 23 all-day
12:00 am
The Abington Quarter supports Junior Friends Conference (JFC) youth program for members and attenders of Friends Monthly Meetings. JFC is a one week residential conference for young people. We call it a conference and not a camp because while we have fun, our focus is to provide an environment rich in Quaker values. “I loved it all. I can’t describe ...
Jun 23 – Jun 28 all-day
12:00 am
Are you longing for more quiet opportunities to worship & share with other Friends? Would you enjoy taking part in a radically un-programmed retreat with Friends from a variety of theological backgrounds for a week or just a few days? Have you heard of Quaker Spring?
PYM Called Session @ Arch Street Meeting House
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
PYM Called Session @ Arch Street Meeting House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
10:00 am
Registration is coming soon! On June 24, a Called Session will be held in response to our conflicts surrounding racism and recent staffing changes. The plan for the day is in development, and our intention is to make space to listen for God in our midst and listen to one another fully as we labor together. Everyone is invited, and ...
Jul 15 all-day
12:00 am
Annual picnic at Fair Hill burial ground, garden, and park. Historic Fair Hill is under the care of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting. More details will be forthcoming.
Western Quarterly Meeting @ Fallowfield Monthly Meeting
Jul 16 all-day
12:00 am
Save the date for the July quarterly meeting. More details will follow at a later date.
Journey Toward Wholeness: A Courage & Renewal® Retreat Series @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Developed by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal®, this retreat series explores issues of transition, vocation, passion, life purpose, meaning, direction, and underlying life patterns to help us live in greater alignment with our values, reconnecting who we are with what we do (click here to view the flyer). In a safe and nurturing environment, we ...
Upper Susquehanna Quarterly Meeting Creative Hands Gathering @ Lynne Graham and Bryn Hammarstrom’s house
Jul 22 – Jul 23 all-day
Upper Susquehanna Quarterly Meeting  Creative Hands Gathering @ Lynne Graham and Bryn Hammarstrom’s house  | Middlebury Center | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Come join Friends of all ages for an hour or two or a whole weekend of fun with crafts at the home of Lynne Graham and Bryn Hammarstrom in Tioga County, PA. The group project will be Shibori Dyeing. No experience is needed and kids of all ages are welcome. Friendly lessons and project help will be available all day. ...
Concord Quarterly Meeting @ Willistown Monthly Meeting
Jul 23 all-day
12:00 am
Save the date. The schedule will be updated soon.
Annual Sessions 2017 @ The College of New Jersey
Jul 26 – Jul 30 all-day
12:00 am
Annual Sessions is: For all ages! Worship grounding all we do. Fellowship in a peaceful setting, time for friendships to flourish. Fun all over, ReCreation tents, down time to play and connect. Learning & Active Work Spirit-led discernment in Meetings for Business. Keynote Speaker Affordable-Financial Aid available for all ages. Learn more here!
Jul 26 – Sep 30 all-day
PYM Scavenger Hunt
12:00 am
Join the PYM community in this quest that transcends geographic, historic and communal barriers to offer a vehicle for a deeper connection with others in our Yearly Meeting community. The Scavenger Hunt will go live July 26th at Annual Sessions. We will be handing out physical copies of the necessary documents during Annual Sessions. Once the Scavenger Hunt goes live ...
Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting @ Annual Sessions 2017, The College of New Jersey
Jul 29 all-day
12:00 am
At Annual Sessions, usually during a meal time (lunch or dinner). This year, PYM’s Annual Sessions is being held at The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ.
Extended Worship @ Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting
Aug 5 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Extended Worship @ Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting | Philadelphia | 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 ...
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day
Quaker Religious Education Collaborative (QREC) 2017 Gathering @ Quaker Hill Retreat Center | Richmond | Indiana | United States
12:00 am
Join us for the 4th annual gathering of QREC, and spend the weekend with Friends from across the US, and branches of Quakerism, interested in supporting life-long Quaker spiritual formation. The weekend includes workshops and interest groups, a panel discussion on the role of the Bible in Quaker RE, worship, and fellowship. This year we’ll have a special guest, “Rise ...
Bucks Quarterly Meeting @ Plumstead Friends Meeting
Aug 20 all-day
12:00 am
Save the date for the August quarterly meeting. More details will follow at a later date.
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm
Young Friends Camp Onas Gathering 2017 @ Camp Onas | Ottsville | Pennsylvania | United States
5:00 pm
Young Friends gatherings create a fun and vibrant community of high-school-aged Quaker and Quaker-friendly folks! Come play! We’ll get to enjoy some of the regular Camp Onas treats, like flying through the air on the rope swing, the hike to the Sheep’s hole, and opportunities for boisterousness in the swimming pool. This week is an important time for Young Friends ...