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.

Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm
Alternatives to Violence Project - Basic Workshop @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways. Workshops are facilitated by certified facilitators and are fully experiential. All AVP workshops draw on the shared experience of participants, using interactive exercises, discussions, games, and role-plays to examine the ways we respond to situations where injustice, prejudice, frustration, and anger ...
Supporting Faithfulness @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Supporting Faithfulness @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | Pennsylvania | United States
9:00 am
A day of learning, experience, and practice in supporting one another to attend more deeply to the inward and outward movements of the Spirit. We will learn and practice the format for Faithfulness Groups, which can provide ongoing support and mutual spiritual accountability, to live with faith and courage. Facilitated by Marcelle Martin and Friends. Bring a bag lunch. Donations ...
Jan 14 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm
Beyond Diversity 101 @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Beyond Diversity 101 intends the healing transformation of personal relationships, community living, and organizations based in power-over dynamics and systematic discrimination. Participants are offered ways to move beyond assigning blame and increasing guilt so they can take responsibility, shift mindsets, and build useful skills.
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm
Values in Action: A Trinity Insitute Conference @ Pendle Hill | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
7:00 pm
Trinity Church in New York City annually sponsors a conference with inspiring and provocative speakers, which it livestreams at host sites around the world. Pendle Hill we be a host site for the 2018 conference allowing people in Philadelphia area to assemble together to view and hear the speakers and engage in discussion groups between the speakers. The speakers announced ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 6 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm
Sustainable Spirit-Led Activism @ Pendle Hill  | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
A large number of Americans have been drawn into political action for the first time. At the same time, fewer of them identify with any particular religious faith or spiritual practice. The combination is a recipe for burnout. Over the centuries, socially engaged Quakers have been able to maintain their efforts in decades-long struggles for justice and peace because they ...
Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Us: Gospel and Community @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
A short course with Doug Gwyn and Francisco Burgos. The New Testament gospels associated with the names Matthew, Mark, and Luke were probably the work of whole communities of first-century Christians. Over the course of decades, they remembered the life and teachings of Jesus, and prophesied in his Spirit, to create the story we inherit today. As a twenty-first-century community, ...