What we’re about
About Us and Our Values:
The Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard & MIT works with atheists, agnostics, and allies at Harvard, MIT, and beyond: to create an inclusive new model for how humanists celebrate life, promote reason and compassion, and better the world for all.
Our organization was founded as the first-ever “humanist chaplaincy” to serve nonreligious students at a college or university. In addition to providing humanist philosophical guidance and counseling for over 40 years, we sponsor and advise humanist, secular, and interfaith groups at Harvard and MIT, and offer weekly secular mindfulness meditations.
Humanism is a progressive lifestance that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment, aspiring to humanity's greater good -- it is, in short, good without god.
Please check out our website: https://www.humanistchaplaincy.org/.
Upcoming events (1)See all
- Secular Mindfulness MeditationLink visible for attendees
Join us for an online secular mindfulness meditation led by Rick Heller, followed by a discussion.
No experience is necessary. All welcome!
RSVP to get the Zoom link to the meeting.
If you have any difficulty connecting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org within 10 minutes of the meeting's start time.
Our meditations have been collected into a book published by New World Library: Secular Meditation: Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy (https://www.newworldlibrary.com/Health-and-Wellness/SECULAR-MEDITATION).
We also have a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/207307035531/).
Email Rick Heller at email@example.com for more information.