Welcome to Ethical Culture

"Ethics in Action"
The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community dedicated to ethics, social justice, and education since 1876. We celebrate life’s joys, support each other through life’s crises, and work to make the world a better place.
Come visit our landmark Meeting House for inspiring Sunday MeetingsEthical Enrichment workshopsfamily programsEthical Action projects, and many other entertaining events.
Learn more about becoming a part of our community and use the links below to keep in touch with us online.


Next Sunday Meeting

07/22/2018 - 11:00am

Leader Jone Johnson Lewis introduces us to some sisters who are not very well-known, but whose lives include some inspiring lessons for us.

Ethical Blog

Monday July 02, 2018

The Ethical Culture Movement condemns in the strongest terms President Trump’s policy relating to the treatment of political asylum seekers and other immigrants entering the United States at the southern border. Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy is in accord with his abhorrent and racist scapegoating of immigrants and his aggressive strategy of divisiveness in order to sow political chaos, augment his immigration agenda, and appeal to his political base.

Tuesday June 19, 2018

Our July/August 2018 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the summer!

Thursday June 14, 2018

Through our Ethical Humans campaign, we had the privilege of highlighting the wonderful stories of our Ethical Culture community.

Imagine a Future Free of Gun Violence

Again on June 28, we were witnesses to a senseless killing at the offices of Capital Gazette in Maryland, and we echo the words of survivor Selene San Felice: “Thanks for your prayers, but I couldn’t give a f**k about them if there’s nothing else.” We need something else: sensible gun laws.