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.
Action and Witness Advocacy AFSC American Friends Service Committee Anti-Racism Art Art Exhibit Artist Talk Arts and Spirituality AVP Beloved Community Bible Studies Children choral music Christ Civic Engagement Climate Justice Communication concert conference conflict resolution Criminal Justice dance Discernment Discussion education Environmental Stewardship event faith-based activism Families Family Film Food free history lecture Meditation Meeting for Worship Middle School Friends Mindfulness Movement Movie Music New Years nonviolence Nonviolent Direct Action Open Mic Open Studio Peace & Social Justice Pendle Hill photography Poetry refreshments Reparations Retreat Silent singing Social Justice Songwriting Spiritual Deepening Spiritual Journey Spiritual Practices Transgender Workshop Worship worship sharing Young Adult Friends Young Friends
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.
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Are you a poet who wants to collaborate in putting your words to music? Are you a musician or songwriter who is seeking to turn inspiration into song? In this workshop with award winning Quaker singer-songwriter Kate MacLeod, we will practice guiding ideas into song form. We will discuss the ...
Art that Liberates: Celebrating Creative Work by Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated People @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Incarceration does more than imprison the body; it can diminish the spirit and dehumanize the person. The arts offer a practice of self-knowing, self-expression, and connection with a wider world. This program begins with a screening of Pull of Gravity, followed by brief presentations by leaders of arts organizations serving ...
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.
Feel the Spirit and Dance! @ The Barn at Pendle Hill
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ready to move? In this intergenerational event, participants can expect a fun and fluid sense of being in motion in community. Blew Kind has planned a program that speaks to the spirit of togetherness and a Spirit of divinity (interfaith). She is a marvelous facilitator, dancer, poet, and mom. An ...
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 ...