Introducing Resource Friends!

Addressing Racism, Aging Services, Communications, Friends and Education, Friends Counseling Service, Monthly Meeting Management, Online Newsletters, Outreach, Pastoral Care Support, Peace & Social Concerns, Quaker Life Council, Religious Education, Volunteering, Worship and Ministry, Young Adult Friends

We are excited to report that the Quaker Life Council approved investing nearly forty thousand dollars over two fiscal years to raise up a momentous new program called Resource Friends. Resource Friends help our community be healthy and thrive, by providing expert support in areas of need in our monthly meetings and on the yearly meeting level. They are the …

Greenleaf Granting Group Highlights Caring, Compassion, Confidentiality, Respect

Aging Services, Grants, Pastoral Care Support

Over $1.7 million in needs-based financial assistance from the Greenleaf Fund has now been allocated to qualifying older members and attenders of monthly meetings in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Greenleaf Granting Group recognizes that how they accomplish this is even more important than how much has been granted. They have issued a clear statement of the values their grants are ...

Friends Speaks My Mind: The Gifts of Aging

Aging Services

Three Friends, Peggy Brick, Ruth Peterson and George Schaefer talk about Quakers and the experience of aging. Peggy Brick, a long-time Friend from New York Yearly Meeting residing at Kendal Crosslands, a Quaker Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Pennsylvania talks about her experience living at Crosslands and her work as a sex educator for persons over 50; Ruth Peterson …

PYM gets grant for Spirituality and Aging Project

Aging Services

This project will be an expansion of the work of the PYM Quaker Aging Resources project and provide direct and web-based seminars designed to uphold a culture of holistic care for the body, mind and spirit of persons and communities. The Spirituality and Aging project funded by Friends Foundation for the Aging will be implemented by PYM Care & Aging …