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

10/22/2017 - 11:00am

Only you should be in control of your mind! To do so, you need to know yourself, know how the mind works, and how to be open to learn and grow but protect yourself from predators and cults.

Ethical Blog

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Meet Jinah Nicole Parker and the cast of SHE, a choreoplay that sheds light on sexual violence against women and girls and offers solutions through a mix of dance, drama, music and film.

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Mita Carriman rarely thought about death until she lost two of her parents in less than two years. During this time, she was not only dealing with immense grief but also the financial burdens of burying a loved one. Not one to rest until a problem is solved, Mita yearned for technology that offered a dignified, easy and elegant way to ease these burdens.

Tuesday October 03, 2017

OCTOBER 2017 -- We mourn the death of (at this writing) 59 individuals who were killed in Las Vegas last night by a single man using highly efficient and effective arms, from a distance.

Friday September 29, 2017

Meet Michelle Ainsworth, a transgender woman who “accidentally” discovered Ethical Culture in 1999. She joined Ethical NYC for the sense of community it provides her as well as for the opportunity to engage with social issues and share her story.

Friday September 22, 2017

Our October 2017 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the month!

Black Lives Matter

Passersby see our banner affirming that Black Lives Matter. We have a long history of fighting for social justice and are inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. We stand with our African-American sisters and brothers in the fight against racism and white supremacy.