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 ...
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
YAF Pub Theology [divine relations] @ Smokin' Betty's | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
5:30 pm
Young Adult Friends (age 18-35-ish) are invited to get together and talk about our spiritual lives! We’ll meet in Center City Philadelphia at Smokin’ Betty’s. It’s time for our next Pub Theology! Our theme is [divine relations]  – what does God have to do with it? Discussing Theology, Sexuality, and the many relationships that make up our lives. Expect awesome conversations ...
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
Speech by George Lakey
Say the Wrong Thing @ Pendle Hill
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 26 @ 7:47 pm
Say the Wrong Thing @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
6:00 pm
Feb 24-26, 2017 A weekend workshop with Amanda Kemp Are you afraid of saying the wrong thing? Are you frozen by guilt and fear of causing harm? Do you find yourself exhausted and anxious as a person of color frequently in predominantly white settings? Do you yearn for authentic connection and communication about racial justice within and across racial lines? ...
Young Friends Winter Gathering 2017 @ Haddonfield Friends Meeting
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm
Young Friends Winter Gathering 2017 @ Haddonfield Friends Meeting | Haddonfield | New Jersey | 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 in the weekend of fun and community with Young Friends! Our theme is “Living in the Future.” We’ll start things off on Friday night with games, and review an outline and expectations for the weekend, then head to worship sharing. On Saturday morning, we’ll ...
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Become an Effective Activist in 3 Hours: FCNL Lobbying Skills Workshop @ Haverford Friends Meeting | Haverford | Pennsylvania | United States
10:00 am
In this changing political climate, many members of Haverford Quarterly Meeting are concerned about how we, as Quakers, can make our voices and values heard. To help ensure that we speak out effectively, Christine Ashley, FCNL’s Field Secretary, will conduct a workshop on a proven process for engaging members of US Congress — Senators and Representatives — as well as ...
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am
9:00 am
Join Members of Providence Meeting for “Quakerism 101” – A brief Introduction to core Quaker faith, practice and values. Chel Avery, an experienced “Q-101” teacher, will guide us for six 90-minute sessions on the last two Sundays of February, March and April (Feb 19 & 26; March 19 & 26; April 23 & 30). Sessions will be held at Providence ...
Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting @ Westfield Monthly Meeting
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
The annual business meeting will be held following Meeting for Worship. The agenda will include nominations, approval of the budget, and committee reports.
Feb 26 @ 11:15 am
11:15 am
Christine Ashley, lobbyist and FCNL Field Secretary from Washington, D.C. will lead a forum about how we can become more effective in communicating our concerns through through local and national political channels. The Forum will take place at Radnor Monthly Meeting (corner of Sproul and Conestoga Roads). She will include information about current lobbying goals and strategies. We welcome everyone! ...
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Promises, Risks, and Teamwork:Quaker Involvement in the Underground Railroad @ Merion Friends Meeting | Merion Station | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 pm
Promises, Risks, and Teamwork: Quaker Involvement in the Antebellum Anti-Slavery Movement and the Underground Railroad Come join us Sunday, February 26th at 12:00 noon in the Merion Friends Meetinghouse at 615 Montgomery Avenue in Merion Station. Christopher Densmore and Emma Lapsansky will speak on the dramatic strategies and techniques for helping to undermine slavery and assist fugitive slaves called upon ...
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 ...
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 ...