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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A Workshop for Women Writers of Color @ Pendle Hill
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm – Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm
[Image: Melchor Hall (c) Heratch Photography, Waltham, MA] Women of color writers come together to share writing work in progress, celebrate their diverse voices, confront their common barriers, and build a sisterly community of support for the challenges ahead. Led by Melchor Hall, a black feminist scholar-activist, this workshop offers ...
Clerking: Serving the Community with Joy and Confidence @ Brinton House at Pendle Hill
Nov 16 @ 4:30 pm – Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm
Arthur Larrabee and Steve Mohlke lead clerking skills workshop. This is an opportunity for both new and experienced clerks of Friends’ meetings and committees to meet and think together about the role of presiding clerk. It is expected that each person will leave the weekend with new energy and enthusiasm ...
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.
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Basic Workshop @ Pendle Hill
Jan 18 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 20 @ 4:30 pm
The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) enables participants to deal with potentially violent situations in new and creative ways. Facilitated by .O, Laurent Hahn, and John Meyer, all certified facilitators, the workshop is fully experiential, drawing on the shared experience of participants, using interactive exercises, discussions, games, and role-plays to ...
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 ...
Compassionate Communication: Life in Relationship @ Pendle Hill
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm
Co-sponsored with Heart-to-Heart, led by Stephen Michael Tumolo, assisted by Geraldine Scott. Based on the seminal work of Marshall Rosenberg, this two-day workshop provides participants with a grounding in an embodied, spirit-led practice of Nonviolent Communication. We will explore communication, expressing and receiving, as the basic flow of life. Rooted ...
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 22 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm
Are you convinced that to create real change we need to adopt the kind of loving confrontation championed by Gandhi? Do you already know some basics about nonviolent direct action campaigning and want to increase your strategic understanding and ability to problem-solve in real life situations? Come join campaign trainer ...
Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Advanced Workshop @ Pendle Hill
Apr 5 @ 4:30 pm – Apr 7 @ 4:00 pm
The Advanced AVP workshop focuses on the underlying causes of violence, both in ourselves and in the world we live in. It is designed to give participants opportunities to rebuild community, review in depth the concept of Transforming Power, and proceed to set individual and group goals for the focus ...