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.

Bucks Quarter Feast, Fun and Song @ Solebury Friends Meetinghouse
Apr 29 all-day
12:00 am
FEAST, FUN AND SONG Join Friends on March 11 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 ...
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Plymouth Friends Meeting
Apr 29 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Plymouth Friends Meeting | Plymouth Meeting | 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 ...
End-of- life Decisions @ Harrisburg Monthly Meeting
Apr 29 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
9:45 am
This program will offer guided introspection on end of life decisions that we will all need to make some time. These decisions may be for ourselves or in support of friends and loved ones as they make those decisions for themselves. Some of us also end up being called to support such decisions made by others who are no longer ...
Monthly Meeting Clerks’ Spring Gathering @ Haddonfield Monthly Meeting
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Monthly meeting clerks are invited to gather on Saturday, April 29th, at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, to share your joys and concerns, to provide support for each other, and to worship and learn together. You will meet with the clerk of the yearly meeting, Penny Colgan-Davis, also a clerk of a monthly meeting (Germantown), and the ...
May 4 – May 6 all-day
12:00 am
You’re invited to an Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop on May 4 – 6, 2017 at The Friends Center in Philadelphia PA hosted by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training. This workshop takes an in-depth look into institutional, cultural, and individual manifestations of racism. Using a variety of interactive tools, it explores the historical development of institutional racism and its ...
Learning about the Constitution @ West Grove Friends Meeting
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – May 25 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
West Grove Friends Meeting will be hosting a series of four evenings during which we will explore a few of the topics found in the Constitution that seem especially pertinent to what is in the news these days. The presenter is Andrew Atkinson who will provide background information on each of the four topics and some of the varying ways ...
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – May 7 @ 2:00 pm
4:00 pm
This year’s theme is “QuakersSpeak: Finding and Keeping Our Voice in 2017” and our plenary speaker will be Jon Watts, director of the award-winning online video series, QuakerSpeak, now in its third season with 114 videos produced and over 1 million views. The weekend offers a wide variety of workshops and activities designed for all ages, beginning with a campfire ...
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – May 7 @ 1:00 pm
Middle School Friends at Camp Swatara 2017 @ Camp Swatara | Bethel | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Middle School Friends gatherings create a fun and vibrant community of 6th-8th grade Quaker and Quaker-friendly folks! We’ll open with games and worship sharing on Friday night, and on Saturday everyone will have the opportunity to hike the rock pile and part of the Appalachian Trail (though there will be an alternate activity for those who do not want to hike). ...
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – May 7 @ 1:00 pm
Young Friends at Camp Swatara 2017 @ Camp Swatara | Bethel | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Young Friends gatherings create a fun and vibrant community of high-school-aged Quakers and Quaker-friendly folks! Come join Young Friends for a weekend of fun and community in the woods! We’ll open with games and worship sharing on Friday night, and on Saturday everyone will have the opportunity to hike the rock pile and part of the Appalachian Trail (though there ...
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – May 7 @ 12:00 pm
Resources & Renewal Retreat for First Day School Teachers @ West Chester Friends Meeting | West Chester | Pennsylvania | United States
7:30 pm
A Religious Education Thread Gathering Register Here! Hosted at West Chester Meeting, this Thread Gathering is a weekend retreat run by Melinda Wenner-Bradley and Beth Collea. Their bios are below. Made of Friends who are new to the work as well as seasoned Teachers, we will build a First Day School community of practice. We will share resources from the growing ...
FHA Spring Meeting @ Lenape and Quaker Relationships in Southern New Jersey
May 6 all-day
12:00 am
Each year Friends Historical Association arranges a spring tour to a Quaker site of interested. This year we plan to travel to southern New Jersey to learn about past and present Quaker-Indian relationships, share stories, and renew friendships. We plan to stop at *Salem Oak and Friends Burial Ground (site of the first Quaker meeting in West Jersey); *Lower Alloways ...
Abington Quarterly Meeting @ Abington Monthly Meeting
May 7 all-day
12:00 am
The schedule will be updated soon.
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – May 22 @ 1:00 pm
Walk for Green Jobs and Justice
12:00 pm
From May 8 to 22, the Power Local Green Jobs campaign of Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) and POWER will embark on a 100 mile walk throughout PECO’s service area to demand 20% local solar by 2025. Sign up to walk or join the big finish. We’re walking the final mile from Philadelphia City Hall to PECO at noon on May ...
Expanding Democracy in an Age of Polarization and Resistance @ Pendle Hill | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
We face a polarized body politic with poor civic discourse. Embattled segments of the population confront greater harassment, fear, and violence. Dissenters are met with increasing surveillance and curtailment of civil liberties. Many who have stood on the sidelines and hoped for more progressive outcomes feel challenged to engage more actively in making social change happen. How can we seize ...
Peacebuilding en las Americas @ Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peacebuilding en las Americas @ Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Please join us for an evening to hear about the Peacebuilding en las Américas Initiative of Friends Peace Teams with Monica Maher.  The work focuses on the region known as the Triangle of Death – El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – which has the highest homicide rates in the world, and on Colombia at this historic moment of the peace ...
Pizza Dinner and M. Louise Baker Talk @ West Chester Friends Meeting
May 13 @ 5:30 pm
5:30 pm
You’re invited to join us for a pizza dinner followed by a lecture, The Extraordinary, Indomitable M. Louise Baker: Artist, Writer, Teacher, Adventurer, and Accidental Archaeologist, on Saturday May 13 beginning at 5:30 pm. At a time when most women were confined to a life of domesticity, Mary Louise Baker (1882-1972), a member of Newtown Meeting, teacher at the George ...
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
We are donating to a program called UNHCR life line which helps impoverished families who have fled their homes due to war and violence in Syria and are now living in Lebanon. $.97 of every dollar donated goes directly to the refugee. HAVE FUN WHILE DOING GOOD! Join us at our goods and services silent and live auction; appetizers and ...
May 20 all-day
12:00 am
Chuck Jones of Chattanooga Friends Meeting will present a “make it-fly it” workshop on the Spirituality of Kite Flying. Kites will fly—rain or shine.
Merion History Festival @ Merion Meeting House
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Merion History Festival @ Merion Meeting House | Merion Station | Pennsylvania | United States
10:00 am
History lovers of all ages are invited to the Merion Friends History Festival on Saturday May 20, 2017, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at 615 Montgomery Ave in Merion Station. This free event will feature tours of a 17th century Quaker Meeting House and burial ground, re-enactors, games for children, carriage rides, craftspeople, exhibits, and demonstrations of Lower Merion ...
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Please save the date! The spring gathering for quarterly meeting clerks and coordinators will be held on May 20, 2017, at Arch Street Meeting House. The agenda and other information will be posted before the end of April.
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – May 21 @ 12:00 pm
Spring Family Overnight 2017 @ Camp Dark Waters | Medford | New Jersey | United States
1:00 pm
REGISTRATION COMING SOON Program We’ll gather Saturday Afternoon, with plenty of time for families to settle in to their rooms, explore the beautiful camp and do some welcome activities. We prepare and eat dinner together as a big community. In the evening we will play a bit with our theme, get cozy with hot chocolate and stories in front of ...
Concert and Celebration of Fearlessness FQA Event @ Mount Holly Friends Meeting House
May 20 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Concert and Celebration of Fearlessness: Join singer-songwriters, guitarists, pianists , dramatists and poets as they help us celebrate the power of Fearlessness. Audience interaction welcome as art sparks the question: What would YOU do if you weren’t afraid? This event is part of a nation-wide FQA Project ” The Art of Fearlessness”
Bucks Quarterly Meeting @ Makefield Monthly Meeting
May 21 all-day
12:00 am
Bucks Quarterly Meeting at Makefield Friends Meetinghouse. Starts at 9:30 am Schedule will be updated soon.
Southern Quarter Quarterly Meeting @ Camden Friends Meeting
May 21 all-day
12:00 am
Friends will meet at 10:00 for worship. A presentation on the Spirituality of Kite Flying will be presented by Chuck Jones of the Chattanooga Friends Meeting. A pot luck meal will be shared following the presentation.
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:20 am
9:00 am
The Quaker Voluntary Service Fellows this year will share experiences in their various placements, as well as speak to what this year has meant to them.
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 ...
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
RESCHEDULED: YAF Advocacy Event @ Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
6:00 pm
This event has been rescheduled. Please save Saturday June 3. The time and location will be announced soon.  We apologize for any inconvenience this change may have caused those who had been planning to attend. We made the change because we received a good deal of interest, but many indicated they wouldn’t be able to make this particular time. .. A ...
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 ...
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 ...