A Threadletter of Philadelphia Yearly Meetin
Summer 2014

This summer's Threadletter highlights Friends sharing stories of their spiritual journeys.  How does this kind of sharing occur in your Quaker community? 

Click to submit stories, updates and notices to be shared with our community in the next Threadletter so that we may learn from and be inspired by one another.
A Message from the Field   

How I Became a Quaker: Two Stories of Convincement 


Friends each have their own story of their relationship to the Divine and to Quakerism.  We each further our own journeys by telling our stories and by hearing those of others.  Read about two Friends' journeys - then share your own with someone! 
Featured Resource  

Friends Speak Their Minds (& Hearts) Website

QuakerSpeak is a web video series to share Quaker experience.  QuakerSpeak seeks to give viewers worldwide an experience that is entertaining, informative, inspiring, challenging, inviting, unifying and collaborative. Watch and share some videos!
QuakerSpeak is a project of Friends Journal under the direction of Jon Watts. 
News & Events 

Intergenerational Spiritual Formation for Young Adults and Others 

Join young adults and other Friends from across the Yearly Meeting for  of a 7-month program which creates an intimate community and supports participants in deepening their spiritual lives. Participants attend 3 retreats as well as 2 small group meetings monthly. Register by September 10. 



Read about the experience of a Young Adult who participated in PYM's Spiritual Formation Program.
Some upcoming Pendle Hill Workshops:
August 8-10

Walt Whitman and the Universal Light 

August 29-31


To suggest an event to be listed in the next issue of the PYM Worship & Ministry Threadletter, please send the date, location, description and contact to programs@pym.org.


Thank you Friend! 

PYM Worship & Ministry Threadletter is published bi-monthly to help strengthen our faith community through communication, connections and relationships.

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Annual Sessions 2014

"Worship is a Door
to Love"

July 23-27
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA


Pre-Registration for housing and youth programs is closed, but commuters are welcome and encouraged to join us!

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