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 ...
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Painting on Clay with the Spirit Within @ Pendle Hill Art Studio | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
9:30 am
Whether you are new to working with clay or experienced, this workshop is open to all. We will walk through the process of creating a free formed clay slab, from contemplation of the design to the execution of rapid and simple techniques for shaping and painting on clay. Bring your whole self to this fun and stimulating workshop, ready to ...
Dec 28 2017 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:00 pm
New Years: Art as Meditation – A Mindfulness Journey in Pen and Ink @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Explore quieting drawing methods that encourage and nurture creative flow, with contemplative mark-making, Zentangle®,* mandalas, and creative play. Together we will experience a pilgrimage into creation, play, and worship, where we’ll learn to let go of expectations, tame our inner critics, and pay attention to process over product. With these new ways to center and build community through art, we’ll ...
Dec 28 2017 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:30 pm
New Years' Retreat: Open Heart, Peaceful Mind @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Open to the new year’s unfolding with a retreat that honors your heart, mind, and soul. Practice mindful meditation in the rhythms of daily life with sitting, walking, and eating meditation, as well as mindful dialogue. Savor sustained periods of silence, quiet reflection with poetry and stories by the fireplace, small and large group discussion, creative arts, laughter, gentle Kundalini ...
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 17 @ 9:30 am – Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm
Tribe of the H.E.A.R.T. Retreat for Nurture, Reflection, and Joy @ Pendle Hill | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
9:30 am
Rooted in the principles of the H.E.A.R.T.,* this Saturday to Monday retreat with Dr. Amanda Kemp is for those deeply engaged in anti-racism work, have read Amanda Kemp’s book, Say the Wrong Thing: Stories and Strategies for Racial Justice and Authentic Community, and/or have participated in one or more of Amanda’s classes or programs. [*Hold space for transformation; Express yourself: ...
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm
From Mourning to Renewed Witness @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
How do we remain faithful to the hope that is in us? Where do we find hope when the world offers daily invitations to mourn, or even to despair, because of racial injustice, militarism, climate change, or environmental deterioration? What form can hope even take? Over 350 years, Friends have repeatedly been challenged to sustain and renew their witness, not ...
Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm
The Prophetic Faith from Moses to Martin @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
The prophets of ancient Israel raised an alarm among their people when they saw their society becoming more militarized, exploitative, unequal, and immoral. Chanting, singing, and writing, they called leaders and people back to the equity and equilibrium of covenant relationship with God. We will end with John Meyer leading us in considering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a ...
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 ...
May 25 – May 28 all-day
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology @ Pendle Hill | Owosso | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Since 1943, the Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology has gathered annually on Memorial Day Weekend. A meeting between Carl Jung and a group of Quakers during World War II spawned the conference as an effort to help members and others know themselves more deeply, and thus, perhaps reduce the likelihood of a repeat of the war. Today the conference ...