Learn What Your Gifts Support

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Gifts to the yearly meeting support the ministries of our community!

Below are some of the many things that your gift supports.

Caring for Members

holding-hands-007“Sometimes, discerning the wise path is not simple and the input of an outside eye can be helpful. Friends Counseling Service Counselors can help…” Read Deborah Cooper’s full essay

Other ways we care for members:

 

Religious Education

Moxie-at-Yearly-Meeting2Religious Education is the holy and everyday charge of making space for the spiritual lives of our young people and nurturing their relationship to the Divine. 

Download First Day School curricula.

Browse through a wonderful collection of pamphlets and handouts.

Quaker Community for Young People

business-meeting-cropped-591x2911“God’s big idea for us is to make the world a better place and share our Quaker Faith by treating ALL as our brothers and sisters. We will do this by raising money and helping those who are hungry and homeless.” Read more about the Children’s Priority.

More community for young people:

Witnessing in the World

Read about the morning program at Continuing Sessions as we worked on the query “What is God calling PYM Quakers to do next to end racism and white supremacy in the Religious Society of Friends and beyond” 

Read the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial written by PYM General Secretary, Christie Duncan-Tessmer, “U.S. must do it’s share on Green Climate Fund”

Join work on the Syrian Refugee Crisis being done by together by Friends in PYM meetings

Tending to the life of the Spirit

Friends come together across meeting for spiritual support and to worship together. One example is the extended meeting for worship hosted by a different meeting each time.

Gathering for fellowship and corporate discernment

We come together at Annual Sessions in July and at Continuing Sessions in November and March.