What we're about

Our mission is to advance humanism, an ethical and life-affirming philosophy free of belief in any gods and other supernatural forces. Advocating for equality for non-theists and a society guided by reason, empathy, and our growing knowledge of the world, the Humanist Forum promotes a worldview that encourages individuals to live informed and meaningful lives that aspire to the greater good.

We include humanists, agnostics, atheists, freethinkers, skeptics, religious naturalists, interested theists, and anyone else who wishes to attend. Our discussion topics include issues relating to morality and ethics, human development, evolution, the nature of the universe, love, the capacities of the brain, free will, the latest scientific research and discoveries, and other topics of mutual interest. Our events are open to the public.

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) chapter of the American Humanist Association.

If you would like to be a Voting Member, our annual dues are $24, or $12 for full-time students. Donations of any amount are also welcome. To donate online, please visit Paypal.com and send your payment to humanistforumsouthbend@gmail.com. To pay by check, click on the "pages" tab on the meetup home page, then click on "Contribution Form", all information is included there. Cash payments will be accepted by Rita Prangle or Ryan Mullet.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Hungry Humanists meet for Dinner at Zing's

Zing Japanese Fusion

Zing's offers a wide range of Japanese dishes, along with mind-blowing sushi and hibachi creations. Whether it's Sashimi or Tempura and Beef Teriyaki, it's always delicious.

Abortion: Facts vs. Myths

River Park Branch Library

We hear a lot of discussion on abortion these days, but much of what we hear is based on false information. We'll try to sort out some of the myths and learn the facts in order to make informed decisions on this controversial issue.

Save the Date for O'Brien Woods and Park cleanup, plus a Free Lunch!

Details TBA, but our usual routine is we meet in the big gazebo near the park entrance, pick up trash bags, gloves and other equipment, all supplied by the Park. After working from 10-12, then return to the gazebo for lunch (veetarian options included) provided by the Humanist Forum. Wear old clothes and shoes, and dress for the weather.

Hungry Humanists Meet for Dinner - Location TBA

Needs a location

We look for restaurants in the South Bend-Elkhart-Goshen metro area that have great food AND a reasonably quiet setup where we can hear ourselves talk!

Past events (158)

What is Humanism?

River Park Branch Public Library

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