Welcome, Melinda Wenner Bradley!

Children, Employment, First Day School, Friends and Education, Friends Who Care For Youth, Middle School Friends, Outreach, Pastoral Care Support, Quaker Life Council, Religious Education, Volunteering, Worship and Ministry, Young Adult Friends, Young Friends

Our New Youth Engagement Coordinator! Scroll down for a personal message from Melinda.  We announce with great joy that Melinda Wenner Bradley of West Chester Monthly Meeting will soon join the staff of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) as our first Youth Engagement Coordinator. Melinda will work with other community members …

Introducing Resource Friends!

Addressing Racism, Aging Services, Communications, Friends and Education, Friends Counseling Service, Monthly Meeting Management, Online Newsletters, Outreach, Pastoral Care Support, Peace & Social Concerns, Quaker Life Council, Religious Education, Volunteering, Worship and Ministry, Young Adult Friends

We are excited to report that the Quaker Life Council approved investing nearly forty thousand dollars over two fiscal years to raise up a momentous new program called Resource Friends. Resource Friends help our community be healthy and thrive, by providing expert support in areas of need in our monthly …

News and an Invitation from the Undoing Racism Group

Volunteering

During the 2014 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) Annual Sessions, a Friend of color (among others) observed that PYM’s diversity does not reflect the diversity of our neighborhoods, and called on PYM to address the racism that still persists in our Society. In response, a multiracial group of Friends came together …

Join the Quaker Stories Video Project

Volunteering

The Quaker Stories Video Project  provides a means for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Friends to talk about, listen to and record one another’s stories of our spiritual journeys, and to collect and share these stories online and in a video library. To be a Quaker is to be a sojourner, a seeker committed to ...

Youth Program Internship for Young Adults

Volunteering

Applications are now being accepted for the PYM Youth Program Internship, an opportunity for young adults interested in working with youth to grow, sharpen and expand their skills while engaging in the Quaker youth community as part of their own spiritual path.  These Interns contribute to the stability, depth, and …

Apply Now for PYM Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program

Volunteering

Applications are now available to Young Adult Quakers of the PYM region for the Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program (ELSP). ELSP is an initiative that seeks to offer a valuable internship-equivalent experience to young adults by involving them in one of the youth programs of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. In this year-long program, young …

Arch Street Volunteers: Featured Opportunity

Volunteering

Do you enjoy meeting people from all 50 states and from countries around the world? Do you find joy and satisfaction talking about Quakerism to others? Do you enjoy answering questions from curious and energetic school children? Join the Arch Street Meeting House Interpreters! Arch Street Interpreters provide Friendly outreach …