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.

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
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 26 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm
Present in Every Moment: Waking Up to Love and Compassion in Our Lives @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
Mindfulness meditation is a simple technique offered by the Buddha for awakening the mind and heart. This retreat will be a time of silence, with periods of sitting and walking practice, opportunities to talk about your own practice, and formal presentations. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators.
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Mar 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
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 6 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm
Sustainable Spirit-Led Activism @ Pendle Hill  | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
A large number of Americans have been drawn into political action for the first time. At the same time, fewer of them identify with any particular religious faith or spiritual practice. The combination is a recipe for burnout. Over the centuries, socially engaged Quakers have been able to maintain their efforts in decades-long struggles for justice and peace because they ...
Apr 8 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and Us: Gospel and Community @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
A short course with Doug Gwyn and Francisco Burgos. The New Testament gospels associated with the names Matthew, Mark, and Luke were probably the work of whole communities of first-century Christians. Over the course of decades, they remembered the life and teachings of Jesus, and prophesied in his Spirit, to create the story we inherit today. As a twenty-first-century community, ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 15 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm
Nurturing Faithfulness with Marcelle Martin @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
4:30 pm
This course offers an opportunity to open more fully to God. We will learn practices for sensing the movement of the Spirit, clarifying discernment, responding with faith, and encouraging faithful action. We will engage in the Faithfulness Group process, a practice which can provide ongoing support for a Spirit-led life. The rhythm of our days will include silence, prayer, time ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Apr 18 @ 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
12:00 am
This powerful way of being with children can transform your First Day School or Friends school classroom, and nurture your own spiritual life. Learn and practice skills to help children explore the existential limits of their lives through wonder, play, and core stories from the Bible and Quaker faith and practice. These stories are scripted and tested to work well ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
Apr 25 @ 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
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
May 2 @ 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
Extended Worship @ Marlborough Friends Meeting
May 5 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Extended Worship @ Marlborough Friends Meeting | Kennett Square | 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 ...
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
May 9 @ 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
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
May 16 @ 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
Merion Friends History Festival @ Merion Friends Meeting House
May 19 all-day
Merion Friends History Festival @ Merion Friends Meeting House | Merion Station | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Join us as we explore the lives of Quakers in 1820-1860 in Merion, PA There will be historic exhibits for the adults and fun activities for the kids. Admission is free, and historical-inspired food can be purchased at the festival.
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
May 23 @ 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
Mid-Week Meeting for Worship @ Arch Street Meetinghouse - Monthly Meeting Room
May 30 @ 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