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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The Water and Ways of China: Immersion and Impressions @ The Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill
Jul 20 – Nov 14 all-day
An exhibit of Diane Gordon’s environmental portraits and landscape photographs made during a photography tour of seemingly timeless villages in China, is on display in the Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill from July 20 through November 14. Free and open to the public, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Concord Quarterly Meeting @ Willistown Friends Meeting
Jul 21 all-day
Quarterly Meeting includes meeting for business, worship, program with Melinda Wenner Bradley on Fostering Community with Young Friends (11:15), and lunch. Children welcome – children’s program. More info on the website at http://concordquarter.org/
Pre-Sessions Spiritual Formation Retreat @ College of New Jersey
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm
Come early for a spiritual grounding pre-sessions retreat led by Spiritual Formation Collaborative and joined by Valerie Brown: Centering Ourselves in Trust and Love – Deepening our spiritual ground, enhancing our ability to listen and share with each other, and enabling the Presence to be in our midst throughout Sessions. Opening worship ...
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. Register Today! More info on the Annual Sessions page.
The Spiritual Practice of Letting Go @ Pendle Hill
Jul 26 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm
TCRC – Healing & Transformation Center Opening @ The Center For Returning Citizens
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Quaker community is invited to attend the grand opening celebration for the TCRC’s new Community Healing and Transformation Center. The Community Healing and Transformation Center hopes to facilitate healing through individual and group counseling, mentoring, mediation, case management, and referrals for mental health, medical services, and substance abuse treatment ...
Black Quaker Mbongi at 2019 Annual Sessions @ The College of New Jersey
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
“Talking to one another is loving one another” … African Proverb Calling all Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Quakers of Color who are of African Descent Come to the Black Quaker Mbongi At Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions The College of New Jersey 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08618 ...
Helping Hand For Families @ Medford Monthly Meeting
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am
Helping Hand For Families, Aug. 4: Medford Friends (Quaker) Meeting has set Aug. 4 for a special presentation on helping immigrant families throughout NJ. Presentation begins at 11:30 following 10 a.m. worship at 14 Union St. in Medford. Featured speaker, attorney Nicole Miller, will describe American Friends Service Committee’s (AFSC) ...
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.
Aug 9 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm
For those who have completed Alternatives to Violence Basic and Advanced Workshops, the Training for Facilitators Workshop offers an opportunity to hone the skills developed in those foundational workshops by working in teams and co-facilitating AVP exercises. Completing this training workshop is the next step in preparing to become a ...
The Challenge of Paul @ Pendle Hill
Aug 16 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm
Join Francisco Burgos for a weekend devoted to the study of the life and teachings of Saint Paul. This workshop is based on the work of acclaimed Bible scholar and Christian historian John Dominic Crossan. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the historical Paul, his teachings, and his commitment ...
PYM Families Community Playdate @ Please Touch Museum
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Photo: Please Touch Museum Event rescheduled to August 17! 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 ...
Summer Music with Friends Featuring the Nearly Valentines @ Centre Friends Meeting
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Jeanmarie and Chris for a fun and engaging summer evening as they present a lively program of music for violin and voice, accompanied by classical and 12-string guitars, dobro, mandolin and more. You will hear everything from modern bluegrass and New Orleans-style jazz to Greek and Celtic folksongs, as ...
Young Friends Late Summer Gathering 2019 @ Camp Onas
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm
Register Now! Young Friends will gather at Camp Onas August 21-24. The theme will focus on violence, non-violence, and protest. Young Friends will also enjoy lots of time outside in the camp’s woods, fields, and creeks. The gathering is shorter this year as an experiment — this accommodates the needs of ...
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 ...
Historical Marker Commemorating Abolitionist Richard Moore @ Moore Historic House
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The PA Historical and Museum Commission in partnership with the Quakertown Historical Society invites you to the dedication of a State Historical Marker Commemorating Quaker Abolitionist Richard Moore. Event activities: 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unveiling ceremony 1:00 p.m. Community Celebration, Entertainment and Self Guided Tours of Historic Buildings and ...
Deepening Our Practice in Clerking and Recording @ Providence Friends Meeting
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Governance & Stewardship Thread Gathering Friends are invited on Saturday October 12, 2019 at Providence Monthly Meeting to gain skills and practice in the art of clerking meeting for business and in recording the minutes of our business. 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 ...
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
Mental Health & Wellness in Community @ Lancaster Friends Meeting
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Ministry & Care 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 tradition of eldership as it relates to the mental health & wellness of individuals and community. Friends Counseling Service Counselors ...
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. ...