New York Society for Ethical Culture

Ethics in Action Since 1876

THE NEW YORK SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL CULTURE is a humanist community dedicated to ethical relationships, social justice, and environmental stewardship for over 142 years. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and work to make the world a better place.

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Leader's Messages July 18, 2019

A Fight for the Soul of Our Country, Make No Mistake About It

This photo, taken at A Better World Festival in Sunnyside, Queens on Sunday, July 14,…
Announcements July 18, 2019

4-Session Kitty Kindergarten Televisiting Fundraiser Begins July 23

New kitten? Bring it to class! 4-session Kitty Kindergarten with Nirvana Tails LLC begins July 23…
Videos July 14, 2019

Christian Hayden: “Creating Community: Finding the ‘Us’ in Poetry”

Using poetry that spans from timeless and local, deep and amusing as inspiration, Christian Hayden…
Announcements July 12, 2019

July 20: Young Ethical Explorers’ Malala Day Celebration & Summer Rooftop Sleepover

Malala Day, July 12, was created by the United Nations for the international celebration of…

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Tuesdays with TED Talks

Everyone Loves TED Talks and they're even better when you can discuss them with other people. Together we will view selections with contemporary ethical themes and engage in a lively...

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Elliott Library (507), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Ethical Death Cafe

Gather in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death, drink tea, and eat delicious cake. Our objective is to increase awareness of death and help people make the most...

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Room 508, 2 West 64th Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Leader Lunch Discussion

Bring your lunch and join Leader Dr. Anne Klaeysen for engaging conversation. Folders with relevant articles are available from Maggie Determann in the Membership office. This week's readings: "Why Do...

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Elliott Library (507), 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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