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.

Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action exhibit @ African American Museum Philadelphia
Jan 14 – Apr 23 all-day
12:00 am
Come and see the Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action museum exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Our new traveling exhibition demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome oppression, and prevent violence—as told through the powerful stories of those who have confronted injustice over the past century. See what courage and love can do. The exhibit ...
Feb 18 – Mar 9 all-day
12:00 am
This amazing photographic exhibit documents the experience of Japanese Americans at Farm Labor Camps during WWII. It commemorates the Day of Remembrance when President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which ordered the forced the removal of Japanese Americans living on the west coast of the US to relocation camps in the west, causing thousands of Japanese Americans to lose their ...
MM Clerks’ conference call @ CONFERENCE CALL only
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
To Monthly Meeting Clerks: As we continue our practice of coming together and sharing new ideas with each other, we invite you to join the Presiding Clerk and General Secretary for a conference call on February 28th or March 1st at 7:30 pm. Please contact Marille Thomas, Executive Assistant, for instructions for dialing into the conference calls. We anticipate a ...
MM Clerks’ conference call @ CONFERENCE CALL only
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
To Monthly Meeting Clerks: As we continue our practice of coming together and sharing new ideas with each other, we invite you to join the Presiding Clerk and General Secretary for a conference call on February 28th or March 1st at 7:30 pm. Please contact Marille Thomas, Executive Assistant, for instructions for dialing into the conference calls. We anticipate a ...
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Mar 4 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
2017 Extended Meeting for Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | 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 ...
A Forum on Aging in Place @ Haverford Monthly Meeting
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Haverford Monthly Meeting’s Transition Group will host a special forum on Aging in Place, the latest in a series of ongoing discussions about retirement and aging. Panelists include the board chair of Friends in the City, a recipient of Friends LifeCare services, co-founders of the Greater Lewes Community Village, and the Outreach Coordinator for Delaware County Office for Services on ...
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
YAF Board Game Night! @ Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
6:30 pm
It’s time for a YAF Board Game Night! Julia & Jeremiah are hosting – all Young Adult Friends (age 18-35-ish) are welcome! There will be a good amount of classic and newer games. Most play 4-6 people, so there will probably be multiple games going on at once (it’s a big table!), plus non-game socializing. (You can bring your own games, too!) ...
PYM Middle East Collaborative meeting @ Doylestown Friends Meeting
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
PYM Middle East Collaborative’s next meeting will be on Sunday March 5th, 2017 at Doylestown Friends Meeting. We are welcome for Meeting for Worship. After some socializing, we will gather our conversation. Worship begins at 10:00am
Reaching Beyond the Choir: an interview of Jonathan Matthew Smucker by George Lakey @ Pendle Hill Barn | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
7:30 pm
George Lakey interviews author Jonathan Matthew Smucker Free and open to the public (registration requested). 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Barn. Live streaming will be available to registrants. “As the world faces the horrors of a Trump presidency, many good people are asking, “What can I do?” Jonathan Smucker’s book provides an urgent field manual for answering that question. Drawing on twenty ...
Abington Monthly Meeting Lighthouse Coffeehouse Series presents:Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show @ Abington Friends School Muller Auditorium | Jenkintown | Pennsylvania | United States
7:30 pm
Brooklyn-based singer and composer, Jean Rohe and her ensemble, The End of the World Show, give a public performance at Abington Friends School to cap off a day-long workshop visit with students. “The End of the World Show” may sound ominous, but the band’s name was inspired by the musicians who played on the Titanic as it sank; the many ...
Bucks Quarter Feast Fun and Song @ Makefield Friends Meetinghouse
Mar 11 all-day
12:00 am
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 is a beautiful instrument ...
Mar 12 all-day
Norval Reece Talk on Revitalizing Meetings @ Woodstown Friends Meeting | Woodstown | New Jersey | United States
12:00 am
Norval Reece of Newtown Friends Meeting will be speaking at Salem Quarter’s March Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, March 12th. Norval is a marketing expert who will discuss how to revitalize local meetings. Before his talk, you may consider reading his lecture Private Quaker, Public Quaker which was published on Western Quarterly Meeting’s web site. If you’re at all interested in ...
Salem Quarterly Meeting @ Woodstown Monthly Meeting
Mar 12 all-day
12:00 am
March Quarterly Meeting will be held at Woodstown Monthly Meeting on March 12th. Norval Reece of Newtown Friends Meeting will be speaking at our March Quarterly Meeting on Sunday, March 12th. Norval is a marketing expert who will discuss how to revitalize local meetings. Before his talk, you may consider reading his lecture Private Quaker, Public Quaker which was published ...
11:30 am
Please join Yardley Friends Meeting for a conversation with Dr. Dan Gottlieb: Cultivating Compassion in a World That Seems Inhumane. All are welcome to join Meeting for Worship at 10:00 a.m. prior to the event, and a light lunch will be served afterward. The event is free but space is limited so please call or e-mail to reserve.  Dr. Gottlieb ...
Fallsington Friends Quaker Meeting Tour @ Fallsington Friends Meetinghouse
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Sam Snipes, 97, will give a tour of the Fallsington Friends Quaker Meeting property, its cemetery, sheds, buildings and history. Come and learn about the history of Fallsington and Quakers in our area. This promises to be a wonderful opportunity to hear from someone who personally experienced so much history himself. Free and open to the public.
Trenton Friends Mini-Workcamp @ Trenton Friends Meeting
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Trenton Friends Mini-Workcamp @ Trenton Friends Meeting | Trenton | New Jersey | United States
9:00 am
Trenton Friends Meeting invites friends to join in  a “mini-workcamp” on March 18, from 9 am to 12 noon. Plans are in the works for renovating a house 2 doors down from the meetinghouse, to help a neighbor transform it into a cafe/ art space. If you are interested in participating, please contact Sandra Johnson, 609-443-3782 or srjohn3@verizon.net  for details ...
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9:00 am
George Lakey, author of the book Viking Economics, will speak about what we as Americans can learn from looking at the Scandinavian countries and the choices they have made about supporting the social welfare. Refreshmente will be served. All are welcome.
The US role in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Israel-Palestine and what this means for those who seek peace @ Haddonfield Friends Meeting | Haddonfield | New Jersey | United States
10:00 am
Michael Merryman-Lotze, AFSC Palestine-Israel Program Director, will consider how past US policy has impacted or exacerbated these conflicts, how new policy is unfolding, and what this might mean for those who are seeking peace. Worship: 10 AM, followed by presentation and discussion at 11:15, followed by a potluck luncheon.
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Upper Susquehanna Quarter will hold its next quarterly meeting on March 19, 2017, at State College Meeting. Worship will be at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck lunch, with the business meeting to follow at 1 p.m.
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day
Friends World Committee Section of the Americas Meeting @ Stony Point Center | Stony Point | New York | United States
12:00 am
Vivir La Paz – Living Peace (John 16:33) Meet Quakers from all branches of Friends, Alaska to Bolivia. Worship, fellowship, bilingual business sessions. All Friends are welcome. Yearly Meeting representatives are expected to attend.
Quakers in Pastoral Care & Counseling @ Quaker Hill Conference Center
Mar 23 – Mar 26 all-day
Quakers in Pastoral Care & Counseling @ Quaker Hill Conference Center | Richmond | Indiana | United States
12:00 am
We are delighted to announce that, after postponement for speaker emergency last fall, the annual Quakers in Pastoral Care & Counseling (QPCC) conference has been rescheduled for March 23-26, 2017 at Quaker Hill Conference Center in Richmond, Indiana. QPCC is an organization of Friends and others called into ministry in pastoral care, counseling, and chaplaincy. We share a commitment to ...
Mar 24 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 11:00 am
5:00 pm
Spiritual Formation provides a practical way for people in our busy culture to turn to God with their minds through spiritual reading, with their hearts through daily spiritual practices and with their human relationships through local friendship groups. The opening retreat will include a workshop with Marcelle Martin as well as a grounding in spiritual disciplines and trust-building. The mid-year ...
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm
Middle School Friends Spring Gathering @ Friends Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Middle School Friends & Continuing Sessions MSF at Continuing Sessions Our spring gathering coincides with PYM Continuing Sessions. We will invite family members to join us for a special workshop on Saturday where MSFers and their parents (or other adult family members!) will share a work and witness workshop. This special opportunity to deepen our spiritual and ethical conversations in ...
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm
Young Friends Spring Continuing Sessions Gathering 2017 @ Frankford Friends Meeting | Philadelphia | 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 – and a visit to be with the whole Yearly Meeting at Continuing Sessions! What to Bring: Everything from the standard packing list as well as any Young Friends Forms you have not yet ...
Spring 2017 Continuing Sessions @ Arch Street Meeting House
Mar 25 all-day
Spring 2017 Continuing Sessions @ Arch Street Meeting House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Toward A Radically Multigenerational Continuing Sessions PYM’s Program and Religious Life team is collaborating with the Sessions Coordinating Committee in planning the Spring 2017 Continuing Sessions.  PYM’s Long Range Plan states that Continuing Sessions is a one-day session for worship, business, fellowship, learning, celebration and intergenerational fun. This will be a day to gather across generations and across the divisions ...
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
YAFs present the Seeking Faithfulness Series: City Love @ Arch Street Meeting House | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Listening for Spirit: Answers Waiting for Action The evening of PYM Spring Continuing Sessions, Young Adult Friends invite everyone to the Seeking Faithfulness Series, for an evening of music, connections, dialogue, and inspiration with the duo City Love – Sterling Duns and Caselli Jordan! Come out for a night of music, dialogue, and creativity.  City Love will share some songs ...
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Kevin Arnold will share his thoughts and experience on what it means to ‘be’ a Quaker in the 21st century and ways by which we can live our convictions.
Quakerism in a Nutshell @ Makefield Quaker Meetinghouse
Apr 1 all-day
12:00 am
Join us for an informational workshop about Quakerism led by life long Friend Melanie Douty Snipes. This workshop is for Friends, attenders and seekers to explore the life of Quakerism and being Quaker today. The workshop will begin at 10am and run until 2pm. Lunch is provided. To register and for more information, contact Holly Olson 215-860-9747 or hollybqc@verizon.net The ...
Thread Gathering: Supporting Individual Calls to Ministry Peer Group Introduction @ Friends Center Rufus Jones Room and satellite sites TBD
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thread Gathering: Supporting Individual Calls to Ministry Peer Group Introduction @ Friends Center Rufus Jones Room and satellite sites TBD | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
11:00 am
Register Here! Following a Leading? You needn’t go it alone. Come join in mutual support to more faithfully follow the Spirit and create a better world. Attend the free peer group series on Saturdays Apr 1, Jun 24, and Sep 30 at Friends Center 11am-4:30pm with small group sessions in between. Using teleconferencing, remote locations can be arranged, in some cases with sufficient advance notice. ...
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 ...