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.
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“Peace/Nonviolence” – Lecture 2 of Three Great Themes of the Bible @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Quaker classics scholar and Bible popularizer Sarah Ruden continues her three-part series, “Three Great Themes of the Bible” with “Peace/Nonviolence.” The Hebrew word shalom is often translated as “peace,” but the concept is much broader, embracing wholeness, wellness, and integrity. In the Christian Greek scriptures, the word eirēnē similarly connotes ...
Uplifting Women in Uganda and Tanzania @ Kendal at Longwood Auditorium
Apr 23 all-day
Marian Baker, a Friend from Weare Meeting in New Hampshire (NEYM) and sister of Betsy Wenny (Birmingham Meeting) will give a presentation, sharing about her grassroots work with women in Kenya who walk across the Ugandan and Tanzanian borders to lift up women and youth. Marian is a retired HS ...
Fellowship in Trails with Steve Elkinton – 2013 American Trails Lifetime Service Award Winner @ Arch Street Meeting House
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The National Trails System and the Quaker Path April 25th, 6:30 PM at Arch Street Meeting House (Free event with refreshments) SIGN UP TODAY Steve Elkinton was the 2013 Recipient of the American Trails Lifetime Service Award. For 25 years, Steve served our nation’s hikers as the program leader for ...
Young Adult Spring Retreat @ Haverford Friends Meeting
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
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 & the Spirit. Cost is sliding ...
Mindful Mark-Making: Abstract Drawing as Meditation @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm
A weekend of quiet creativity with pen and ink facilitated by Sadelle Wiltshire and Ann Coakley. Explore meditative drawing methods using a variety of techniques in pen and ink that encourage and nurture creative flow: continuous line drawing, freeform patterns, Zentangle* and more contemplative mark-making.
“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.
Eastern Lancaster County Craft, Vintage & Flea Market @ Sadsbury Friends Meeting House
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fun Outdoor Event For All Ages on the grounds of 1747 Sadsbury Friends Meeting in Eastern Lancaster County, PA Crafters, Vintage Antique & Collectibles & Flea Market Vendors. Free scavenger hunt for kids with prizes.
Salem Friends’ Annual Chicken Pot Pie Dinner Fundraiser @ Salem Friends Meeting Annex
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Salem Friends’ Annual Chicken Pot Pie Dinner fundraiser includes delicious homemade rolled chicken pot pie, mashed potatoes, peas, stewed rhubarb, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, rolls and muffins, beverages, and terrific desserts! Seatings at 4, 5 & 6 p.m. Take-outs from 3-6. For tickets, call (856)498-9534 or (856)935-3381 or email: email@example.com (tickets ...
Joint Concord and Western Quarterly Meeting featuring Dr. Amanda Kemp @ Wilmington Friends School (Upper School)
Apr 28 all-day
Joint Quarterly Meeting Schedule (come for all or part of the day): 8:45-9 – Sign in 9-10:15 – Separate Meetings for Worship with Attention to Business 10:30-11:30- Meeting for Worship 11:45-12:45 – Lunch (provided) 1-3pm – 5 Steps to Stop Your Implicit Bias with Dr. Amanda Kemp Children’s programming available ...
Ecological History of Southern New Jersey @ Atlantic City Area Friends Meeting
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting visits Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting. Worship begins at 10 AM, followed by the program on the Ecological History of Southern New Jersey, featuring Jamie Cromartie, ecologist. After lunch, there will be a slow-paced nature walk. A children’s program will be offered. RSVPs appreciated, especially for lunch ...
Better Angels at Haverford Quarter @ Haverford Friends Meeting
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm
Haverford Quarterly Meeting is gathering the community to share the ground-breaking work of Better Angels on Sunday April 28th at 12:00. A citizens’ organization that works to unite Americans across red/blue divides, Better Angels creates, builds, and maintains working alliances that depolarize America’s neighborhoods. Ashley Best-Raiten will share how Better ...
“. . . with a few exceptions . . .” Philadelphia Quakers and the Civil War @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kenneth Carroll Scholar in Residence George Conyne shares from his research for a book he is writing about Quakers during and after the Civil War, with particular emphasis on how meetings dealt with the conflict between those who upheld the peace testimony against participation in war and those who served ...
Artist Reception and Gallery Talk – “Peace Dwells Here” @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Pendle Hill hosts local artist Bronwen Mayer Henry for an artist’s reception and gallery talk on the opening of an exhibit of her large-scale acrylic paintings of trees and flowers.
Shining Light on Residential Solar Energy & Energy Efficiency @ Haddonfield Friends Meeting
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Solarize campaigns make it easier for people in a community to assess whether their home is a good candidate for solar, connect with pre-screened local solar installers to receive a free quote for their home or business, and install new solar panels at a price lower than what ou would ...
Trumpet Chics Musical Happening- Newton Friends Meeting, Camden @ Camden County College Conference Center
May 3 @ 6:30 pm
Trumpet Chics is a group of musicians sponsored by P.A.C.E (Preparing Artists for College) a year-long training program of the Camden Repertory Theater
Camp Swatara 2019 for Middle School and Young Friends @ Camp Swatara
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – May 5 @ 1:00 pm
The Camp Swatara gathering bridges the community of Young Friends and Middle School Friends — Quaker and Quaker-friendly folks! Register HERE! Registration & Cost All Young Friends and Middle School Friends register online. You must register by the April 19th deadline. If you have missed the deadline, contact the Youth ...
Learn about FCNL — Our Quaker Lobby in Washington @ Friends Center
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Get Informed, Get Inspired, Get Involved! FCNL and PYM’s Legislative Policy Collaborative invite you to organize and mobilize with the Friends Committee on National Legislation: ➢ Learn how to make your voice heard by your Members of Congress. ➢ Hear a keynote address from Hannah Graf Evans, FCNL’s lobbyist on ...
The End is Dear: Hospice – Options for Caring at the End of Life @ Goshen Friends Meeting
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sponsored by Concord Quarter Working Group on Aging Concerns. Presentation by Pat Myatt, a social worker from Neighborhood Hospice on hospice and options for caring at the end of life, followed by small group discussions led by Quaker hospice volunteers. Lunch follows. Please register by May 1 if you wish ...
Interfaith Solidarity Arts Picnic for All Ages @ Firbank Field at Pendle Hill
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Calling people of all faiths and ages to join us in an arts picnic, where we can celebrate joyfully our diverse community. As people of various faiths — particularly Muslims and Jews — are being demonized by elements in our culture, let us create the peace we long to see ...
Spring Family Overnight 2019 @ Camp Dark Waters
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:00 pm
Registration is open! Click HERE Families with children Kindergarten to 5th Grade come together from across the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting region for an unforgettable overnight retreat! The Spring Family Overnight, held at Camp Dark Waters. Come ready for fellowship and fun! Here’s a recap of the Winter Family Overnight in ...
John’s Gospel: Refreshment and Challenge @ Pendle Hill
May 5 @ 4:30 pm – May 9 @ 1:30 pm
Join Australian Quaker and author David Johnson in a short course study of the Gospel of John, often called “the Quaker Gospel” because of the centrality of the Light as universal. We will read and explore together the spiritual messages of John’s teachings that inspired much of early Quaker spirituality. ...
“Walk in My Shoes” Film of Theatre of Witness Production @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Produced by Police Inspector Altovise Love-Craighead and created and directed by Artistic Director Teya Sepinuck, the film of this Theater of Witness performance of “Walk in My Shoes” explores societal wounds and shares the true life stories of four police officers and three community members of color. Both Producer Love-Craighead ...
Is It Time for a Quaker Revival? @ Southampton Friends Meeting
May 11 @ 9:15 am – 3:30 pm
A session led by Quaker scholar Paul Buckley, author of Primitive Quakerism Revived, on foundational Quaker values, the early Quaker understanding of The Light, and building Quaker communities.
The Wisdom of Jesus and the Light of Christ @ Pendle Hill
May 12 @ 4:30 pm – May 17 @ 1:00 pm
A five-day Quaker Wisdom School with Cynthia Bourgeault, Marcelle Martin, and Paulette Meier. In this five-day Quaker Wisdom School, Cynthia Bourgeault, drawing from classical/enduring mystical principles, will guide us in exploring Jesus as a Wisdom teacher who invited his followers to a radical transformation of consciousness. Marcelle Martin will help ...
Getting in Touch @ Pendle Hill
May 17 @ 4:30 pm – May 19 @ 1:00 pm
A weekend with John Calvi. Get in touch with your own life story and develop a greater appreciation for what gives meaning and trajectory to your life. At the same time get in touch with your own body by learning to give and receive gentle full body clothes-on massage, as ...
Friends Caring for Each Other in Times of Extreme Weather @ Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room
May 18 all-day
Extreme weather puts our lives, Meeting property and homes at risk. How can we protect our community and serve our neighbors in very tangible ways in times of natural disaster? The program will cover: Resilience – Developing a Meeting Preparedness Plan – We will outline a step-by-step process for you ...
Feel the Spirit and Dance! @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ready to move? In this intergenerational event, participants can expect a fun and fluid sense of being in motion in community. Blew Kind has planned a program that speaks to the spirit of togetherness and a Spirit of divinity (interfaith). She is a marvelous facilitator, dancer, poet, and mom. An ...
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.