P.O. Box 3541  Dayton, OH 45401



freethought- a philosophical viewpoint that holds that opinions should be formed on the basis of logic, reason, and science, and should not be dictated by authority, tradition, or dogma.


Hello freethinkers, humanists, atheists, agnostics, skeptics, and folks just trying to find rational, secular culture and community! Join us for intelligent discussion, speakers, family fun, events, service projects and more. Come and make some new friends. There's no obligation to attend every event, but we keep the calendar full so that everyone has an opportunity to participate.

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Vision Statement

Our vision is of a society where reason and evidence guide individual and civic principles, and where none suffer prejudice for a commitment to rationality.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to nurture a community in the Miami Valley that values secular humanism, promotes and preserves freethought in the public square, provides supportive fellowship, and engages in humanitarian good works.


Freethought Dayton has been featured in the Dayton Daily News and recently participated in a panel discussion for DDN on religious trends in society.  You can read the full articles by clicking on the images below.

If you're associated with the military in any way, check out this group!

Freethought Dayton members raised


for LLS cancer research!

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We've adopted the intersection of I-675 & SR 48!

We get together every 8 weeks to give blood,

and we volunteer as a group weekly at The Foodbank.

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Freethought Dayton is also a proud affiliate of

and a proud partner of

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Freethought Dayton is also a proud Recovering from Religion facilitator.

Freethought Dayton encourages the celebration of the

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endorses the mission of the

and enthusiastically supports the work of

Oh, and last but certainly not least... we have a ton of fun together!

We're 653 Freethinkers

Membership is open to everyone

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Founded Feb 6, 2007


Freethought Dayton, Bill, Cate Schoenharl, Frank, Jacob, Jason

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

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