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

06/25/2017 - 11:00am
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor

There is truth and hope in the saying, "a child shall lead us."

Ethical Blog

Friday June 02, 2017
Through our Social Service Board (SSB), Ethical NYC operates a Women’s Shelter, offering a “home” for 6 to 8 guests, every Saturday through Thursday. All guests are previously screened at the Antonio Olivieri Drop-In Center.
Wednesday May 24, 2017

The June Ethical Outlook is now available. Check out the great events we have coming up during the month!

Saturday May 20, 2017

This year we will feature a keynote address by the dynamic Michael Nutter, former Mayor of Philadelphia and Professor at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, on "What is the role of public service in our polarized world?"

Wednesday May 17, 2017

Help Ethical raise money for AIDS research by sponsoring, spreading the word, and walking with us at the 2017 AIDS Walk! Sunday, May 21 at 10am.

Tuesday May 09, 2017

Our friends at 350NYC have released their March newsletter. Be sure to check it out here.

Tuesday April 25, 2017

When we meet, are we aware of what we are taking? How each human interaction contains a wealth of knowledge and feeling? Are we aware of what we are giving? The Future of Ethical Societies (FES) Conference in Asheville, North Carolina will be exercise in intentionally sharing that which we have learned and reaching out with openness for what we seek to gain from another.

Ethics First Since 1876

Ethical Culture was founded by Felix Adler on May 15, 1876. Our banner recognizes this anniversary and heralds our commitment to always put ethics first.