Celebrate HumanLight & Potluck Dinner

  • December 23, 2012 · 7:00 PM
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Celebrate HumanLight with the Baltimore Coalition of Reason!

Please join us to celebrate HumanLight on Sunday, December 23rd. HumanLight is a celebration of the winter season conceived by the New Jersey Humanist Network as a humanist or secular alternative to traditional religious celebrations.  HumanLight features music and the lighting of three candles celebrating Reason, Compassion, and Hope. HumanLight was first celebrated in 2001 in New Jersey and has since spread throughout the country.  This year is the third celebration of HumanLight by the Baltimore Coalition of Reason.  To learn more, visit the HumanLight website at

http://www.HumanLight.org/  .

This year we are celebrating HumanLight at the Baltimore Ethical Society.  We will have a pot-luck dinner and desserts, music, and the candle lighting.  This is a family-friendly event, and children are welcome.

When: 7:00-10:00 pm, Sunday, December 23, 2012
Where: Baltimore Ethical Society, 306 W. Franklin St., Suite 102
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7:00 pm doors open, meet and greet

7:30 pm Candle lighting: 3 candles for Reason, Compassion, Hope

Music: “These Three Flames” (a HumanLight song)

Potluck dinner after the candle lighting.

8:45 pm Address by Hugh Taft-Morales

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Organic Family Band of Judith Geller and Michael Raitzyk!

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  • bmorethical

    Some photos from HumanLight: http://ppl.ug/NJSrnCVJgVQ/

    Thanks to the Organic Family Band for great music! (They're featured in the first photo.) Thanks to the leaders of the Baltimore Coalition of Reason for their participation. Candles were lit by Bill Creasy (Baltimore Secular Humanists), Natalie Sokoloff (Baltimore Jewish Cultural Chavurah), Lucas McCahill (LGBTQ Humanist Council of Baltimore). Thanks to Hugh Taft-Morales (Baltimore Ethical Society) for his address titled "Light and Enlightenment", which addressed the metaphor of light in traditional celebrations of the season.

    December 24, 2012

  • Paul

    Wonderful people, excellent food, talented musicians... a truly fun and enjoyable event. This was a great way to celebrate the festivities. Thanks to all those who organized it and all who participated.

    December 24, 2012

  • Emil V.

    Thanks to everyone who came! We had great music from the "Organic Family Band" of Judith Geller, Michael Raitzyk, and their children Jacob and Rebecca. We had great food, and so much left over!

    December 23, 2012

  • Monique S.

    I really enjoyed the evening, food , company, live music and even some dancing!! Thanks for organizing.

    December 23, 2012

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