Youth & Intergenerational Calendar

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2020 Calendar:
Youth and Intergenerational Activities in
Pacific YM and Beyond

For any YOUTH-RELATED ZOOM REQUESTS:

Review our Minor Zoom Policy & contact our Youth Programs Coordinator (YPC) at <pym.youthcoordinator@gmail.com> with answers to the prompts below. Please note that the YPC does not regularly check emails over the weekend.

  1. Committee name or group
  2. Date you want to meet. (Check our YPCC zoom calendar for likely availability.)
  3. One or two alternative dates for your meeting
  4. Start and stop time for meeting
  5. If this is to be a recurring meeting and, if so, how often it will recur

Please send your request at least a week in advance. Time slots will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, and schedulers might not be available for a faster turn-around.

OVERVIEW

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To have EVENTS INCLUDED on the calendar, or if you need contact information for someone listed in this calendar (who is not listed on the Contact Us page), first try asking in your Meeting for copy of the QM directories, then ask the YPC.

For additional events, connections and more, please visit our social media and other resources page here.

Ongoing Virtual Events

  • First Friday evenings (every other month): 7:00 – 10:00pm PST: JYM Teen Zoom Hangouts. Open to all Pacific Yearly Meeting teens and possibly teens outside of our YM!
  • Second Friday evenings (monthly): 6:30 – 8:00pm PST: YAF Worship / Check Ins
  • Saturday mornings (every other week): 10:30am PST: Parent Support Circles. Open to all yearly meeting parents who need a little love and listening!

Summer 2020 

November

For all virtual events, please email the YPC for the zoom login or phone number(s).

  • November 7-8: SCQM Gathering (online). Theme: “Hearts Breaking Open, Breathing into the Gap Between Reality and Possibility” with keynote Wess Daniels. More info / registration here.

October

  • October 16-18: CPQM Gathering (online). Theme “Walking Together in the Light”.
    • Teen Program
      • Oct. 16, Intro / Icebreakers; Intergenerational Game Night
      • Oct. 17, Plenary; Worship Sharing; Unstructured Hangout
      • Oct. 18, Nominations; Report to Plenary
  • Children’s Program
    • Oct. 16, 7:00-7:30 (Family Worship)
    • Oct. 17, 3:30-5:00pm (CP Session I)
    • Oct. 18, 10:00-11:30am (CP Session II)
  • More info / registration here.
  • October 10-11: Teen & Family Camping (in person event)

August

  • August 3, 7:30PM-9:30PM: YAF Gathering (online)
    • Threshing session with Quaker Center Director about offer and possibility of mutual aid/living and working spaces at QC.
  • Dates TBD-YAF Packing and Camping trips
    • We welcome new and younger YAFs especially! Email the YPC with your date preferences if you’re interested in attending one of these trips (we aim to have 5 trips total with about 5 people per trip, to take place in both Northern & Southern CA).

July (all online)

  • July 22,6:00PM-10:00PM: JYM Business Meeting
  • July 20,6:00PM-10:00PM: JYM Alternatives to Violence (AVP) Workshop
  • July 18,6:00PM-10:00PM: JYM Respectful Relations, led by Young Adult Friends
  • July 17, 7:30PM-9:30PM: YAF Gathering. Worship sharing and maybe some games!
  • July 16,6:00PM-10:00PM: JYM Introductions & Icebreakers, led some by AVP facilitators
  • July 12, 7:00PM-8:30PM: YPCC Interest Group
    • Discussing the mutual aid network YAFs have initiated in our yearly meeting. We welcome anyone interested in learning more, or becoming part of our support network!
  • July 11, 7:00PM-8:30PM: JYM & YAFs lead intergenerational games
  • July 10, 8:30PM-10:30PM: YAF Gathering (Introductions, Icebreakers & Check-Ins)
  • July 10, 9:30AM-12:30PM (with breaks): Children’s Program.
  • Tuesday Evenings 6:30 – 8:00pm: YAF Early Friends Writings Book & Worship Group

June

  • June 27-July 4: Friends General Conference (online). More information and registration here.
  • June 13: SCQM Children’s Program (online), 9:30am – 12:00pm. Email the YPC to register and for additional information.
  • June 6: SCQM Online Workshop, 10:00am – 12:00pm . Keynote speaker Mary Watkins on “Weaving the Fabric of Our Lives Through Mutual Accompaniment .
  • Tuesday Evenings 6:30 – 8:00pm: YAF Early Friends Writings Book & Worship Group

Spring 2020 

May

  • May 23: CPQM Gathering (online) There will be both teen and children’s programs for this event. Theme: “Shall We Gather at the River?”
  • Tuesday Evenings 6:30 – 8:00pm PST: YAF Early Friends Writings Book & Worship Group

March 

  • March 28- March 31: Spring Lobby Weekend FCNL (Washington D.C.)

January 

  • January 24-26, 2020: Young and Old for Climate Justice with George Lakey (Ben Lomond Quaker Center, CA)
    • As young people go on strike, demand divestment from fossil fuels, and urge a Green New Deal, we invite Friends and others motivated to open a dialogue.
  • January 18-19: Young Adult Friends Camping Trip (Joshua Tree, CA)
  • January 18: College Park Quarterly Meeting. Palo Alto, CA

ARCHIVE

Archive: 2018-2019, 2017-182016-172015-16, and prior in YP epistles

Want to learn more about your PYM youth programs and current events?
See past epistles, reports and more on our page on the PYM website:
pacificyearlymeeting.org/youth
and on our Facebook page: “Pacific Yearly Meeting Youth Programs”