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

03/25/2018 - 11:00am

In challenging times and along life’s path, it is the trait of resilience that helps one endure and thrive. How can you fortify your resilience?

Ethical Blog

Tuesday March 06, 2018

Meet Dr. Anne Klaeysen, Leader of New York Society for Ethical Culture, and her daughter Emily, who works at the American Ethical Union. Both women found a home inside Ethical Culture and work tirelessly to help spread activism and feminism to society at large to help create a better, more equal world for the next generation.

Tuesday February 27, 2018

Meet Ana, Jesus and Marifer, one of the many families that have made Ethical Culture a part of their lives.

Monday February 26, 2018

One of our members told us about a child who asked her grandmother how many school shootings she had experienced as a child. "None," the grandmother replied. "Oh, come on, Grandma. That can't be true. Not even one?" "No, my dear, not a one."

Wednesday February 21, 2018

Our March 2018 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the month!

Thursday February 15, 2018

Come learn more about environmental justice so we can plant seeds that grow into effective activism for the benefit of everyone now and in the future!

Friday January 26, 2018

Our February 2018 Ethical Outlook newsletter is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up throughout the month!

Tuesday January 16, 2018

Meet Ellen and Richard, two of New York Society for Ethical Culture’s oldest members and the latest subjects of our Ethical Humans series exploring the impact of ethics in society.

Friday January 05, 2018

Please note, our most recent Ethical Enrichment Brochure listed the wrong date for January's Ethics and The Theater: On Golden Pond. It will be hel

Imagine a Future Free of Gun Violence

Our banner affirms our solidarity with all victims of gun violence, and makes the ethical demand that we must refuse to believe that needless death and suffering are some perverse cost we must bear to guarantee a narrowminded conception of "freedom." We have it within our power to organize, fight, and end gun violence, and together we must.