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 another group. Events hosted by individuals are not permitted.
acoustic music Action and Witness Advancement Advocacy AFSC aging Anti-Racism Arch Street Meeting House Art Art Exhibit Artist Talk Arts and Spirituality AVP Beloved Community Bible Studies book talk care Children Christ Civic Engagement Clerking Climate Climate Justice collaboratives Communication community conflict resolution Crafts Criminal Justice dance disaster preparedness Discernment Discussion Documentary Eco-Justice Collaborative economic justice education electoral reform Environmental Stewardship event Extended Worship Faith faith-based activism Faithfulness Families Family family friendly Family Fun Fellowship FGC Film First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative folk music Food free Friends schools Fun Fundraising God Health and Safety historic history Immigration Inclusivity Interfaith Collaboration Intergenerational lecture lunch Meditation Meeting for Business Meeting for Worship meeting houses Middle School Friends Migrant Justice Mindfulness Ministry Movement Movie Multigenerational Music nonviolence Nonviolent Direct Action Open House Open Mic Open Studio Outreach Pastoral Care Peace & Social Justice Pendle Hill Personal enrichment Poetry Potluck PQM Prayer Presence presentation Property Public Witness Quaker Earthcare Witness Quaker History Quakerism refreshments Religious Education renewable energy Reparations Retreat Silent singing Social Justice Solar energy Songwriting SosteNica Spiritual Accountability Spiritual Deepening Spiritual Journey Spiritual Practices study group sustainability talk theater Training Voting william penn Women Workshop Worship Worship and Ministry worship sharing Young Adult Friends Young Friends Youth Programs
Artists Welcome to Shot at FQA ‘s Quaker Art Center at Friends General Conference @ Grinnell College, Iowa
Apr 22 – May 31 all-day
Proposals being accepted April 22 until May 31 for Art/ Artists to show or perform at the Quaker Art Center at this year’s Friends General Conference gathering June 30-July 5, 2019. Images may also be submitted online . Please click on http://fqaquaker.org/qac-proposal-instructions-2019/
“Peace Dwells Here” Art Exhibit @ The Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill
Apr 27 – Jul 18 all-day
“Peace Dwells Here” is an exhibit of the large-scale acrylic nature paintings of Bronwen Mayer Henry in the Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill from April 27-July 18, 2019. Artist reception and gallery talk on Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology @ Pendle Hill
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – May 27 @ 2:00 pm
The Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology is a 77-year-old Quaker organization with an interest in in-depth psychology, and specifically Jungian psychology, and psychology’s potential contribution to a richer spiritual path. This year’s conference will examine the mystical and spiritual dimensions of trauma recovery with Jungian analyst Donald Kalsched, Ph.D.
May 30 – Jun 2 all-day
This four-day institute is for Quakers concerned about strengthening the spiritual heart of their meetings, inviting others into deeper Quaker practice, transmitting Quaker faith and practice, developing greater ability to exercise discernment, encouraging spiritual formation and the naming and development of spiritual gifts among all ages, and tending to the ...
Global Climate Change, We can do this!: A Discussion @ Unami Friends Meeting
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
We will be sorting out myth and lies from truth and reality regarding the mess that we are in. The idea is to build long-term positive attitudes and to have a good understanding of the science that supports actions in restoration and nurturing of the planet. Led by ecologist John ...
Continuing Revolution: Experimenting Beyond Capitalism @ Pendle Hill
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm
Young adult Friends and seekers (ages 18-35) will gather at Pendle Hill to build community while interrogating the current economic system as well as the seeds of alternative systems that introduce ways to live in greater integrity with our core values. See website for more information and registration at https://pendlehill.org/learn/continuing-revolution-conference/
Jun 15 all-day
Come to one or more how-to workshops to learn how spiritually grounded communities can support the new fossil fuel abolitionist movement and transition to 100% Renewable Energy Who should attend? Pastoral Care and Concern, Property, and Finance Committee members, Friends school emergency management staff, administrators and other concerned Friends. All ...
PYM Families Community Playdate @ Please Touch Museum
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Photo: Please Touch Museum We’re excited to invite PYM Families to our first Community Playdate — at the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. Register HERE! The Community Playdate is an opportunity for fellowship and learning with our PYM Family community. The Please Touch Museum has a new exhibit (until September ...
Quaker’s Got Talent Concert @ William Penn Charter School - Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm
Broadway star Rachel Zatcoff Slam Poet Zenaida Peterson Singer Songwriter Emily Drinker, from National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk on the Road Concert Tour Master of Ceremonies – our own Ben Camp A Friends in Fellowship Event Proceeds to benefit PYM programming – BUY TICKETS 6:00 We suggest self-organized Friendly 8’s ...
Get More Involved in Immigration Rights @ Green Street Friends Meeting
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
How can Quakers get more involved in immigration rights work in Philadelphia? COME TO DINNER June 23rd 6:30-8:30pm 45 W Schoolhouse Ln Guest Speaker: Nicole Bañales, QVS Fellow and Case Manager, JUNTOS, a community-led, Latinx immigrant organization in South Philadelphia fighting for our human rights as workers, parents, youth, and ...
Kairos: Silence, Contemplation, and Scripture @ Pendle Hill
Jul 11 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm
A spiritual retreat based on the monastic practice of worshiping, working, and studying while experiencing the dynamic of solitude and community living. Led by Francisco Burgos with Kate McLeod.
2019 Annual Sessions @ The College of New Jersey
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm
Please mark your calendar and Save the Date for Annual Sessions 2019! We will gather in multi-generational community, worship together, and conduct business together! We look forward to seeing you – we will reach out with details as the date nears.
The Spiritual Practice of Letting Go @ Pendle Hill
Jul 26 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm
Visual Storytelling: The Transformative Art of Altered Book-making @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Aug 4 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm
Learn how to recreate an existing book into your own interactive work of art. Altered book-making is a powerful way to process a life change, or to honor an important memory or vision. Journey through a creative and spiritual process of introspection and self-expression. Use paint or fancy papers. Build ...
Good News for the Poor/Oppressed @ The Meeting Room of the Barn at Pendle Hill
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberation from economic oppression — this is how Jesus defined his mission as the Christ, the messiah. Steven Davison explores the economics of redemption in the common-wealth of God — Jesus’ promise of economic liberation, his plan for its fulfillment, and its implications for us today.
Extended Worship and Fellowship @ Middletown Friends Meeting at Langhorne
Sep 7 all-day
Extended worship is an opportunity to be seeped in the Divine in the company of other Friends. For many years, Friends in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting have been meeting on Saturdays for a full morning of unprogrammed worship, followed by fellowship over a bag lunch. In the afternoon we have worship ...
Maintaining Historic Meetinghouses & Burial Grounds – a Second Gathering @ Providence Friends Meeting
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Thread Gathering Friends are invited on Saturday October 12, 2019 at Providence Monthly Meeting to continue working together around the care and maintenance of our historic meetinghouses and burial grounds. More information coming soon! Register Here
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm
All Young Adult Quakers and Seekers ages 18-35-ish are invited to our Fall Retreat. Expect worship sharing, workshops, games, and fellowship. YAFs are at different places on our journeys, and we come together for rejuvenation, relaxation, and to deepen our connection to one another & Spirit. Theme and Location TBD. ...
Fall 2019 Continuing Sessions @ Arch Street Meeting House
Nov 2 all-day
Sample Schedule: 8:00 am Check In Registration will open, coffee and refreshments are provided. 8:30 am Gather in Song (all ages) 8:45 am Meeting For Worship (all ages) 9:15 am Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business (Youth morning programs) 12:15 pm Brown Bag Lunch 1:15 pm All Together Time ...
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
DigiMarCon World 2019 is your chance to … – Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry. – Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level. – Network with thought ...
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Religious Education and Youth Work Thread Gathering Friends are invited to gather on Saturday, December 7, 2019 to explore the ways in which our meetings can support religious education and programs for children, youth, and families. (Location TBD) Registration will open in Fall 2019 Questions? Contact the Youth Religious ...
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm
All Young Adult Quakers and Seekers ages 18-35-ish are invited to our Winter Retreat. Expect worship sharing, workshops, games, and fellowship. YAFs are at different places on our journeys, and we come together for rejuvenation, relaxation, and to deepen our connection to one another & Spirit. Theme and Location TBD. ...
Diversity & Equity in our Meetings and the World @ Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Peace & Social Justice Thread Gathering Friends are invited on Saturday February 1, 2020 at Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting to share stories and inspiration and explore possibilities for increasing diversity & equity in our meetings and in the world. Register Here
The Quaker Tradition of Traveling Ministry & Religious Service @ Lancaster Friends Meeting
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Worship & Ministry Thread Gathering Friends are invited on Saturday March 7, 2020 at Lancaster Friends Meeting to explore the ways in which our meetings can support the Quaker traditions of traveling ministry and religious service. Register Here
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – May 17 @ 12:00 pm
All Young Adult Quakers and Seekers ages 18-35-ish are invited to our Spring Retreat. Expect worship sharing, workshops, games, and fellowship. YAFs are at different places on our journeys, and we come together for rejuvenation, relaxation, and to deepen our connection to one another & Spirit. Theme and Location TBD. ...