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Video August 2, 2020

Jone Johnson Lewis: “The Lost Cause: Unpacking a Myth that Pervades Our Culture”

In the last few years, there have been many conversations about the memorials that loom…
Leader Messages August 1, 2020

The Eroding Wall of Church-State Separation

By Dr. Joseph Chuman, Leader The Supreme Court recently handed down decisions in three church/state…
Ethical Outlook Newsletter July 31, 2020

Ethical Outlook Newsletter – August 2020

The latest Ethical Outlook Newsletter is online! Read below to see what the Society and…
Announcements July 30, 2020

Register Now: “Humanist Life Ceremonies” Seminar w/ Leader Emerita Anne Klaeysen Sept. 12

On Saturday, September 12, Union Theological Seminary will host our own Leader Emerita Dr. Anne…
Announcements July 20, 2020
Tonight! Interview and Discussion: How to Be an Antiracist
Video July 19, 2020
Judith Enck: Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics
Press July 12, 2020
Leader Joe Chuman: “As Coronavirus Surges, Trump Tries to Dismantle Healthcare for Millions”
Video July 12, 2020
Bart Worden: Repairing the Harms of Structural Racism

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Caring Committee Living Room (Online)

Stop by the Caring Committee’s staffed “living room” on Zoom. It’s an open space people can pop into whenever they need to chat. Click here to join | ID 820...

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Ethicists Unite! (Online)

Let’s discuss the ethical dilemmas you and others face. Sandi will also have some dilemmas from “The Ethicist” NY Times columns. Join link will be posted here shortly before start time. For complete...

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Caring Committee Living Room (Online)

Stop by the Caring Committee’s staffed “living room” on Zoom. It’s an open space people can pop into whenever they need to chat. Click here to join | ID 820...

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