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.

Concord Quarterly Meeting Square Dance @ Willistown Friends Meeting
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Annual Square Dance for all ages. Music by the Thornbury Ramblers. Caller – Alan Crosman. Refreshments provided. Free, but please bring non perishable food in unbreakable containers for the West Chester Food Cupboard.
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
A panel discussion sponsored by Friends World Committee for Consultation, Section of the Americas and Pendle Hill. Free and open to the public (registration requested). 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Barn. Live streaming will be available to registrants. How can local Quaker meetings and churches support the Friends called to ministry among them? How can the Religious Society of Friends transcend our ...
Feb 25 all-day
12:00 am
From High Point in the north to Cape May Point in the south, New Jersey is full of exciting true tales, myths & legends, and everything in between. Enjoy 45 minutes of Garden State stories as told by a Master Storyteller. Come join us for a wintry afternoon of storytelling history, both local and lively. Listen as the stories come ...
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
this event is OFF SITE at Hunt’s Eden Valley Farm 10:00 AM Meeting for Worship at Schuylkill Monthly Meeting in Phoenixville. Friends will attend Meeting for worship and then drive to John Hunt’s Eden Valley Farm. 11:45 AM Eden Valley Farm – for lunch and discussion with William Woys Weaver, author of Heirloom Vegetable Gardening. He will be joined by Dancing Wolf, a ...
Quaker Worship and the Gathered Meeting @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Feb 25 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Quaker Worship and the Gathered Meeting @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Boston | Massachusetts | United States
11:15 am
Swarthmore Friends Meeting is offering a Quakerism 101 course, for those who are curious about Quaker faith and practice, or who want to delve more deeply into the riches of Quakerism. During our second session on February 25th, we’ll discuss Quaker Worship and the powerful experience of the gathered meeting. Steven Davison, a member of Central Philadelphia Meeting and author ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
7:00 pm
Will Ryan is a restoration ecologist and field botanist for ecologically significant natural areas. His work at the Patrick Center for Environmental Research at Drexel University’s Academy of Natural Sciences focuses on scientific research in plant community and restoration ecology. During his Ph.D. research project—to identify best management practices for ecological restoration projects—at the University of Delaware, Will worked under ...
Sanctuary / Immigration / Community Engagement - How can Friends school communities support those who come to the U.S. in search of freedom and safety? @ Friends Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Open to All Join Friends school educators in exploring issues of sanctuary, immigration, and community engagement. Hear Liliana Velàsquez and Mark Lyon and learn Liliana’s story. When she was fourteen, Liliana Velásquez fled horrific violence and poverty in her native Guatemala and headed out alone on foot to the US in pursuit of sanctuary. After four months in a detention ...
Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm
Reclaiming Our Stories: Exploring LGBTQ-Friendly Bible Stories @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Join performance artist and Bible scholar Peterson Toscano for a weekend workshop exploring gender and sexuality in Bible stories. While the Bible has been used by some to harm others, there are potential peaceful interpretations of the ancient texts, including those that support LGBTQ lives. Using a variety of methods, traditional and creative, participants will study, discuss, and explore Bible ...
Film/Discussion on Race: I Am Not Your Negro @ Third Haven Friends' Meeting
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us for the third in the film and Discussion Series: About the persistence of racism, invisible to many whites, in our society. Come with an open mind and commitment to explore these issues through conversation with one another. A complimentary soup and bread meal will precede the discussion. RSVP: Limit of 50 persons
Extended Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting
Mar 3 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Extended Worship @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | Pennsylvania | United States
9:15 am
Need a spiritual boost? Feeling drained or weary? Try Extended Worship as way to feel spiritually renewed, and reconnected with the spirit of the Divine. Most newcomers to Extended Worship are surprised at how quickly time passes, and are surprised about how refreshed they feel. All are welcome. Attend just a portion of the day or the full day. And ...
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Now is the Time for National Policy: Organize and mobilize with FCNL @ Friends Center. Cherry Street Room | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
11:00 am
RSVP HERE Join PYM’s Legislative Policy Collaborative and FCNL staffer (Michelle Beers) as we identify opportunities to impact national policy in Washington DC and our local districts. Come enjoy fellowship while we plan the work and work the plan. Lunch provided; child care provided with rsvp to emily temple: temple.ek@gmail.com
Spiritual Deepening Program: Silence & Light eRetreat @ online | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Spiritual Deepening eRetreat connects you with other curious seekers in an online exploration of Quaker thought, a deepening of your own spiritual practices, and the sharing of stories from your life and your personal journeys. Each eRetreat is facilitated by deeply grounded Quakers. The Silence & Light eRetreat invites you to explore and practice the experience of Quaker worship and ...
Mar 4 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Where Quakers Come From: session three of Quakerism 101 @ Swarthmore Friends Meeting | Swarthmore | Pennsylvania | United States
11:45 am
Swarthmore Friends Meeting is offering a Quakerism 101 course, for those who are curious about Quaker faith and practice, or who want to delve more deeply into the riches of Quakerism. On March 4, Marcelle Martin, author of Our Life is Love: The Quaker Spiritual Journey, will provide an overview of Where Quakers Come From, about the radical beginnings of ...
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Building Greater Understanding About Native American History @ The Barn at Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
7:30 pm
For Friends to move toward right relationship with Indigenous Peoples, we need to know our nation’s history. Our history texts are of little help. From the Doctrine of Discovery through Manifest Destiny, the settler colonial domination ideology disparaged the Indigenous Peoples of this land and pursued policies and actions that can rightfully be termed “genocidal.” Arla Patch with Rev. Pastor ...
Quaker Book Club @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Quaker Book Club @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference | Burlington | New Jersey | United States
7:00 pm
Discussion of “The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist” by Marcus Rediker.
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
Interfaith Gatherings that Work: Together in Times of Crisis and Celebration @ The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia, Oxford Mills
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
9:30 am
In times of crisis and celebration, opportunities for multi-faith prayer and worship draw us together. How are prayer and worship seasoned with sensitivity to the religious traditions involved, and to the moment at hand? The Interfaith Center invites members of Ministeriums, Multi-Faith Councils, and interested clergy for a gathering to explore this topic. Drawing on the thinking and experience from ...
7:00 pm
Two cartoonists, one emerging and one well-established, will talk about how art challenges and shapes political and identity perceptions. Signe Wilkinson is a Pulitzer prize winning Editorial Cartoonist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a member at Germantown Monthly Meeting. Ramona Sharples is a recent graduate of University of Pennsylvania and a software engineer living in Palo Alto. Last year Ramona ...
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 ...
Make Your Own Pizza, Drum Circle @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Make Your Own Pizza, Drum Circle @ Burlington Quaker Meeting House and Center for Conference | Burlington | New Jersey | United States
5:00 pm
Make-your-own Pizza $5 from 5-6 pm We’ll supply Naan Bread, Pepperoni and Bacon; Green Pepper, Onion, Mushrooms, olives; Mozzarella, Feta and Tomato Sauce. BYO favorite ingredients to share! BYO Beverage. We have cups, glasses. We’ll also have plates, napkins, etc. A kid-friendly event! Drum Circle $5 from 6-8 pm Held in the 1783 Meetingroom. We’ll push the benches back. There’s ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
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 ...
Violence and Nonviolence @ Fallsington Friends Meeting
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Violence and Nonviolence @ Fallsington Friends Meeting | Levittown | Pennsylvania | United States
10:00 am
A Pastoral Care Thread Gathering RSVP HERE This Thread Gathering will include workshops and panels about resolving and transforming interpersonal conflict in meetings, managing violent people in meeting, and making meetings safe places. More information coming soon!
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Loving Friends Fiesta - A Fundraiser @ Friends Center | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
3:30 pm
Come one, come all to Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting’s Loving Friends Fiesta! All proceeds go to our Friendly Fund, which supports Philadelphia-area groups that build community (solar initiatives, homeless ministries, immigration sanctuary, & returning citizens). When: Saturday, March 17, 2018, 4:30-8 pm Where: CPMM, Cherry Street Room, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 What: • All-Ages Play Party, 4:30 to ...
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Screening of the movie "Sustainable" @ Medford Monthly Meeting | Medford | New Jersey | United States
4:00 pm
Watch the movie, have a meal and listen to our guest speaker Adrian Hyde, Exec. Director Northeast Organic Farming
3rd discussion of “Waking Up White” @ Newark Center for Creative Learning
Mar 18 all-day
12:00 am
The 3rd of 3 discussions on Debby Irving’s “Waking Up White,” held at the rise of meeting for worship, which means shortly after 11:30 AM.
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
6:00 pm
Weekly mid-week Meeting for Worship at 4th and Arch is being held at a time we hope will be convenient convenient for Friends and others seeking a mid-week opportunity for silent worship
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us for the last in the film and Discussion Series: About the persistence of racism, invisible to many whites, in our society. Come with an open mind and commitment to explore these issues through conversation with one another. A complimentary soup and bread meal will precede the discussion. RSVP: Limit of 50 persons