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Quaker Resources In & Beyond PQM

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There is a wealth of resources for Seekers in the Philadelphia Quarter and beyond. Aside from the wonderful opportunities to worship at monthly meetings, there are organizations, spaces and events - as well as online networks.

Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting (PQM) is just one of the 13 Quarters that lie in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) region:

Abington Quarter
Bucks Quarter
Burlington Quarter
Caln Quarter
Concord Quarter
Chester Quarter
Haddonfield Quarter
Haverford Quarter
Philadelphia Quarter
Salem Quarter
Southern Quarter
Upper Susquehanna Quarter
Western Quarter

Within the 13 Quarters of PYM are over 100 Monthly Meetings, that meet monthly (for the most part) for Worship with Attention to Business. These are links to their websites:

Abington Quarter

Abington Monthly Meeting
Byberry Monthly Meeting
Foulkeways Worship Group
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting
Horsham Monthly Meeting
Norristown Monthly Meeting
Plymouth Monthly Meeting
Pottstown Area Friends Worship Group
Richland Monthly Meeting
Unami Monthly Meeting
Upper Dublin Monthly Meeting
Upper Providence Meetinghouse


Bucks Quarter

Bristol Friends Meeting
Buckingham Friends Meeting
Doylestown Friends Meeting
Fallsington Friends Meeting
Lehigh Valley Friends Meeting
Makefield Friends Meeting
Middletown Friends Meeting
Newtown Friends Meeting
Plumstead Friends Meeting
Quakertown Friends Meeting
Solebury Friends Meeting
Southampton Friends Meeting
Wrightstown Friends Meeting
Yardley Friends Meeting


Burlington Quarter

Arney’s Mount Friends Meeting
Barnegat Friends Meeting
Burlington Friends Worship Group
Burlington Meeting House Center for Conference
Crosswicks Friends Meeting
Little Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting
Mount Holly Friends Meeting
Princeton Friends Meeting
Rancocas Friends Meeting
Trenton Friends Meeting


Caln Quarter

Bart Meetinghouse
Bradford Monthly Meeting
Chambersburg Monthly Meeting
Downingtown Friends Meeting
Exeter Friends Meeting
Harrisburg Monthly Meeting
Lancaster Friends Meeting
Maiden Creek Meetinghouse
Reading Monthly Meeting
Sadsbury Monthly Meeting
Schuylkill Monthly Meeting


Concord Quarter

Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting
Birmingham Monthly Meeting
Chichester Meetinghouse
Concord Monthly Meeting
Goshen Monthly Meeting
Middletown Monthly Meeting
West Chester Monthly Meeting
Westtown Monthly Meeting
Willistown Monthly Meeting
Wilmington Monthly Meeting


Chester Quarter

Chester Friends Meeting
Darby Monthly Meeting
Lansdowne Friends Meeting
Media Friends Meeting
Middletown Preparative Meeting
Providence Friends Meeting
Springfield Monthly Meeting
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting


Haddonfield Quarter

Atlantic City Area Friends Meeting
Cropwell Monthly Meeting
Haddonfield Monthly Meeting
Medford Leas Worship Group
Medford Monthly Meeting
Moorestown Monthly Meeting
Mount Laurel (Evesham) Meetinghouse
Newton Monthly Meeting
Westfield Friends Meeting


Haverford Quarter

Haverford Friends Meeting
Merion Friends Meeting
Newtown Square Monthly Meeting
Old Haverford Friends Meeting
Radnor Monthly Meeting
Valley Friends Meeting


Philadelphia Quarter

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (CPMM)
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting
Frankford Monthly Meeting
Germantown Monthly Meeting
Green Street Monthly Meeting
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia
Unity Monthly Meeting
West Philadelphia Friends Meeting


Salem Quarter

Greenwich Monthly Meeting
Hancocks Bridge Meeting
Mickleton Monthly Meeting
Mullica Hill Friends (Quaker) Meeting
Salem Monthly Meeting
Seaville Monthly Meeting
Southern State Worship Group
Woodbury Monthly Meeting
Woodstown Monthly Meeting


Southern Quarter

Camden Friends Meeting
Chester River Friends Meeting
Lewes Worship Group
Third Haven Friends Meeting
Wicomico River Friends Meeting


Upper Susquehanna Quarter

Elklands Meeting
Huntingdon Monthly Meeting
Lewisburg Meeting
Millville Monthly Meeting
North Branch Meeting
Pennsdale Meeting
State College Meeting
Sterling Worship Group
Towanda Friends Meeting
Wellsboro Monthly Meeting


Western Quarter

Centre Monthly Meeting
Crosslands Worship Group
Fallowfield Monthly Meeting
Hockessin Monthly Meeting
Kendal Monthly Meeting
Kennett Monthly Meeting
London Grove Monthly Meeting
Mill Creek Monthly Meeting
New Garden Monthly Meeting
Newark Monthly Meeting
Parkersville Meetinghouse
West Grove Monthly Meeting

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Selected Quaker Links!

Quaker.org is now under the care of Friends Publishing Corporation as of 2018. It is one of the most extensive , diverse list of Quaker-related resources.

PYM Calendar is a fantastic resources with events in the PYM region under the care of any Quaker meeting, organization, school, committee, collaborative, or another group.

QuakerSpeak is a project of Friends Journal, and a Quaker YouTube channel with interviews with Friends from all different backgrounds discussing core questions of our faith. New videos come out every Thursday – Click to See the most recent QuakerSpeak interview here

Haverford College (originally established by Quakers in 1833) has a renowned library collection of Quaker life, faith, and practice from the earliest days of the Society of Friends to the present is the highlight of the collection, while our varied collecting foci provide many opportunities for researchers.

Friends Council on Education is a national membership organization of Quaker schools that offers support and programs for educators. Of more general interest is an extensive Resource page and the Directory of (member) Friends Schools.

Friends General Conference (FGC) is a volunteer led association of local and regional Quaker organizations primarily in the United States and Canada dedicated to nurturing a vital Quaker faith. See also FGC QuakerBooks 

Pendle Hill – In nearby Wallingford, PA this Quaker retreat, grounds, bookstore and education and arts studio and center. Of note is the speaker and workshop offerings, many available via Pendle Hill’s live and recorded online streaming.

Friends Council on Education is a national membership organization of Quaker schools that offers support and programs for educators. Of more general interest is an extensive Resource page and the Directory of (member) Friends Schools.

Friends General Conference (FGC) is a volunteer led association of local and regional Quaker organizations primarily in the United States and Canada dedicated to nurturing a vital Quaker faith. Visit the FGC QuakerBooks.org   

Pendle Hill – It is an easy drive from Philadelphia to nearby Wallingford, PA to visit this Quaker retreat, and conference center with beautiful grounds, bookstore and arts studio and arts centers. Of note is the speaker and workshop offerings, many available via Pendle Hill’s live and recorded online streaming

Resource Links - Suggested By and For Friends Work and Worship

Dear PQM Friends  - There are so many resources to be inspired by or guided in Spirit-led work and worship. If you'd like to share a favorite link, please email the title, URL and a sentence description to [email protected]. Please include with Subject line: Suggested PQM Website Resource link.  Thank You!