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

01/21/2018 - 11:00am

Join us for a Q&A with members of the American Indian Community House. Meet with Native American/First Nations/Indigenous Activists & Leaders who have been on the ground participating in social justice actions and Native activism movements.

Ethical Blog

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

Saturday December 23, 2017

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

Thursday December 21, 2017

2017 has been a year of ups and downs. One thing that has remained consistent, however, is the incredible impact that a few amazing people can have on our community, country and world. We had the pleasure of highlighting some of those individuals through our #EthicalHumans campaign in 2017.

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Meet Patty, an author, radio host, environmental activist, and the latest in our Ethical Humans series exploring the impact of ethics in society. Ever since she was five years old, Patty has been interested in the environment. She collected butterflies in her backyard and was always growing a new plant. Since then, she has turned her childhood passion into her life’s work.

Tuesday November 28, 2017

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

Monday November 27, 2017

Meet Chuck, a retired physician, bioethicist, co-founder of the United Nations' Global Bioethics Initiative and the latest in our Ethical Humans series. He became interested in humanism and non-traditional religions after leaving Orthodox Judaism. Once he and his wife, Pat, found, “the wonderful landmark building on the corner of Central Park West” that housed the New York Society for Ethical Culture, they never left.

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.