We’re especially excited to welcome our new Director of the Ethical Education Program for Children! Sabine Salandy has a background in education, communications, and government. She holds a B.A. from Hunter College and an M.S. from the New School for Social Research. Sabine comes to us from the Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County, where […]
Words can certainly be hurtful and can, at times, lead to confrontation and even violence. Restricting the capacity to speak can also be hurtful as it closes off opportunities for dialogue and prevents the open exchange of ideas that can encourage greater understanding. As noted by Jonathan Rauch, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, “…painful […]
The Ethical Culture Society has an opening for a part-time Director of their Ethical Education Program for Children to serve grades pre-K through 12. Position Description Status: Part time Hours: 10 hours per week. Specifically, two of these hours will be Sunday morning from 10:15-12:15 when the Ethical Society meets and the Sunday […]
Senior Ethics Lilly Schulz, Sunday School Director This past winter, the Senior Ethics class visited The Coachman, a family shelter in White Plains. The Sunday School students helped the children living at the shelter make dream catchers. They used twigs, yarn, feathers, beads and plastic jewels to make their artistic creations. Afterwards, they shared snacks […]
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE AND SUSTAIN AN ETHICAL COMMUNITY? Simply put it takes caring, openness and purposefulness. Any community needs caring since communities are, at heart, about the relationships among the community’s members. When caring is prevalent community members feel the love and appreciation that buoys the spirit, bringing warmth and comfort to […]
This month the ECSW Book Discussion Group selection is Manash Ghosh’s The Glass Palace.
The New York Society for Ethical Culture hosted a regional meeting for people interested in ethical education for children, and several ECSW members were in attendance. The meeting included a presentation by our new National Director for Ethical Education, Dale McGowan, who spoke about a number of ideas and trends in ethical education that will […]
On Sunday, February 2nd, ECSW was host of the 10th Annual Interreligious Prayer Service for Peace and Justice Representatives of Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Baha’i, Christian, Native American and, for the first time, Humanist, traditions came together to recite universal prayers or statements for peace and justice. Our Leader, Bart Worden, represented Ethical Humanism with a […]
Share the Love This Valentine’s Day Collection will continue through Sunday, February 9 What better way than by providing a toasty pair of new pajamas, a snugly stuffed animal and a Valentine card to a child living in poverty? Pajama sizes 18 months to size 16 (please check for federal safety regulations) Sunday School’s collection […]
Wonderful and inspiring.