What we're about


P.O. Box 3541 Dayton, OH 45401



PLEASE READ All OF THE FOLLOWING: We want you to know who we are and what we are about so please read this page at least through our Mission Statement before you click the JOIN Button! That should give you a good idea of what we're all about. Thanks!

freethought (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freethought)- a philosophical viewpoint that holds that beliefs should be formed on the basis of science, logic, empirical evidence and reason, and should not be dictated by authority, tradition, revelation, or dogma. With regard to religion this takes the form of doubt or denial of religious dogma.

Freethought Dayton is made up of atheists, agnostics, skeptics, humanists and people just trying to find rational, secular culture and community.


Hello atheists, agnostics, skeptics, freethinkers, humanists (http://www.americanhumanist.org/Who_We_Are/About_Humanism) 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.

Click here (https://www.meetup.com/freethoughtdayton/about/comments/?op=all) to see what members have to say about Freethought Dayton.


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 Board Members:

Jeni Thomas, Board Chair
Bruce Brown
Amy Damewood

Should you need to contact us just click on 'Members' at the top of most pages, near the left side of the page and once on the Members page just type in our names or Freethought Dayton. : )


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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.



Freethought Dayton members have raised over $9,000 for LLS cancer research!

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

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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

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

Upcoming events (4+)

Chill Birthday at South Park Tavern

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Trivia Night

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Volunteer at the Foodbank

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Coffee Meetup at The Deli on Webster Street

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Past events (3,245)

Coffee Meetup at Flyboys Deli - in Oakwood

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