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.

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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
May 25 – May 28 all-day
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology @ Pendle Hill | Owosso | Michigan | United States
12:00 am
Since 1943, the Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology has gathered annually on Memorial Day Weekend. A meeting between Carl Jung and a group of Quakers during World War II spawned the conference as an effort to help members and others know themselves more deeply, and thus, perhaps reduce the likelihood of a repeat of the war. Today the conference ...