To lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment and contribute to the greater good of humanity and the planet through science, reason, compassion and creativity.

Our Purposes

  • Educate the public on humanist and naturalist worldviews
  • Promote the use of the democratic process, scientific inquiry, critical thinking and moral reasoning to support a secular society
  • Advocate for the separation of church and state
  • Champion human rights, global ethics and planetary sustainability
  • Cultivate personal growth, humanist values and ethical decision-making
  • Create and sustain a caring humanist community 

Our Values

  • beauty and the arts
  • commitment to the greater good
  • compassion
  • cooperation
  • creativity
  • critical thinking
  • curiosity
  • democracy
  • diversity
  • empiricism
  • environmentalism
  • free inquiry
  • human dignity
  • human well-being
  • life-long learning
  • open-mindedness
  • personal responsibility
  • reason
  • respect
  • scientific inquiry
  • secularism
  • separation of church and state
  • service

Upcoming Events

Fri, Feb 27, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Humanist Happy Hour Mpls.
Fri, Mar 6, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Exploring Human Experience through Poetry:Words and Language
Sat, Mar 7, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
TED Talk Salon: What your doctor won’t disclose
Sun, Mar 8, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Science and Practice of Mindfulness
Fri, Mar 13, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Humanist Happy Hour St. Paul
Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Humanist Celebrant Training

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