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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Intuitive Arts for Spiritual Discovery @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Explore the connections between art and the Spirit using drawing, painting, collage, and mixed media. Discover ways to move beyond traditional thought to a deep inner place of imagination, creativity, and mystery. With Jesse White, Arts & Spirituality Coordinator at Pendle Hill.
Bringing the Shadow to Light @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Nov 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Our “shadow” is that part of ourselves that we don’t always see. Through creating community, using guided imagery and new embodied avenues to access inner “truths” about ourselves, we’ll create and use our cast shadow. Guided by Arla Patch, participants will learn pastel techniques to create a “metaphorical self” within ...
Weaving Yourself towards Wholeness @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Nov 30 @ 4:30 pm – Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm
Weaving can be a form of prayer and spiritual nourishment. Guided by Jocelyn White and Jesse White, create a weaving that embodies healing specific to your needs, in the spirit of an altar cloth, a prayer shawl, or a medicine cloth. Guided meditations will help you identify your personal place ...
Write Your Life Into Being @ Pendle Hill
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Janaki Spickard-Keeler leads a one-day writing workshop. Writing can help us reveal and remove blocks to the deeper life we’d like to live. Through journaling and self-inquiry, we will uncover and begin to heal core dilemmas that are causing separation and internal conflict.
Dec 15 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Create in quiet community in our beautiful, light-filled art studio! These are drop-in, self-directed art experiences. A monitor will be present to help you find supplies and get started. Join us!
New Year’s Retreat: Looking Within – Painting as a Spiritual Practice @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Dec 28 2018 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 2:00 pm
A four-day New Year’s retreat in the Art Studio with Damini Celebre. Give yourself the gift of time, introspection, and delight, as you connect to your heart and soul. Painting as a Spiritual Practice uses the intuitive, creative process to connect you back to yourself, your heart and Source energy ...
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Create in a quiet community in our beautiful, light-filled art studio! These are drop-in, self-directed art experiences. A monitor will be present to help you find supplies and get started. Join us!
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Work on your own self-directed art project in our light-filled studio in a quiet community of others engaged in their work. A monitor will be there to help you get started and find materials.
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm
With Quaker empowerment coach Dana Mitra. Listening to the “still small voice” is central to Quaker practice, and that voice is the touchstone for our life’s journey. Sometimes we are beset with uncertainty as other noisy voices interfere with our ability to hear divine guidance. This interactive workshop will expand ...
Peacemaking: Quilting our Prayers and our Practices @ Firbank Art Studio at Pendle Hill
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Pendle Hill’s vision is “to create peace with justice in the world by transforming lives.” Does that vision speak to you? Do you enjoy creating with fabric? Do you have experience with basic hand sewing? Join with other peacemakers and piece-makers to create a quilted work of art that expresses ...
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join a community of artists working quietly on their own independent projects in our light-filled art studio. Jesse White, our arts and spirituality coordinator, will be on hand to get you started and/or find the materials you need.
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.
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 ...