With the deepening divisions in American society, politically, socially, and economically, perhaps the time has come to envision and to advocate for another way of understanding American society and American identity. In this platform address, leader Joseph Chuman discusses such a way.Read More
To whom or to what are humanists accountable? In this platform address, delivered during the Society’s Community Weekend, leader Joseph Chuman says none of the general responses to this question is adequate on its own, but taken together they are compelling and help us to determine the place of the individual in society.
More than 40 members from all age groups enjoyed Community Weekend 2019 in Stony Point, New York on May 3-5. They made their own music, danced, had one-on-one and group talks, played together and produced enough memories to last until the next opportunity for Community Weekend.
By Susan Lesh As you may remember, the chairs and officers who attended the Board and Council retreat last October talked about the state of our Society and thought it was a good idea to find out how our membership felt about their experience at Ethical. A Task Force was formed; an online survey was […]
By Dr. Joseph Chuman This spring marks the 50th year of my affiliation with Ethical Culture. I joined the New York Society in the spring of 1968, when I was 20 and in my final semester of college. Shortly after joining, I was invited to enter the leadership-training program. I started in New York and […]
The Skills Auction went swimmingly this year, with over 65 partygoers at our Under the Sea festivities on April 28. New elements included a Sunday School children’s party with games, banner-making, and a costume parade. A treasure chest with a prize drawing brought many gasps of astonishment and much laughter. Donors went all out in […]