Welcome to Ethical Culture

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a welcoming home for humanists. We've provided non-theistic services in a congregational setting since 1876. We embrace the diversity of our city and invite all to join us in celebrating life’s joys, supporting one another through life’s crises, and working together to make the world a better place.
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Next Sunday Meeting

03/08/2015 - 11:00am
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor
Dr. Joseph Chuman, Leader
Richard Van Deusen Presides

Ethical Blog

Monday January 26, 2015

Ethical members came out in force to support our Society. A good time was had by all! View More

Tuesday January 20, 2015

Leader Anne Klaeysen, pictured here, represented NYSEC at yesterday's march. A younger generation of diverse leaders is reclaiming the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday January 03, 2015

“I would like to see some depiction of all the religions - list them all: atheism, Ethical Humanism, Catholicism, etc. etc. - all of them.

Thursday December 04, 2014
Chris Hedges and Loretta Napoleoni “New Book the Islamic Phoenix” spoke on December 2, 2014 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The event was co-sponsored by Seven Stories Press, New York Society for Ethical Culture, and AlterNet.Ted Rall was the moderator.
Thursday December 04, 2014

Leader Joe Chuman speaks out:

The refusal to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the killing (one wants to say murder) of Eric Garner is shocking, egregious, even incomprehensible.  Even more so than the grand jury verdict in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri, the failure by the Staten Island grand jury in the Garner case defies commonsense. Here we have a video of the killing for all the world to see. The conclusion that no crime was committed thrusts us into an Alice-in-Wonderland reality. How are we to explain this discontinuity?