Celebrating Life • Caring for Community • Creating Innovative Ceremonies
The Humanist Society endorses and prepares humanist professionals to lead life celebrations and support people during difficult times. Our celebrants, chaplains, lay leaders, and invocators provide millions of people with a meaningful alternative to traditional religious services and ceremonies across the nation.
The Humanist Society assists professionals with training, resources, and connections to a wider humanist support network. Are you looking for an endorsed humanist professional, or interested in becoming one? Explore below to find out more!
Your generous support will help us expand and train our network of humanist professionals to meet the needs of the humanist community.
Apply for Endorsement
News & Events
Finding Opportunity in Crisis
A blog post from the website of Kathy Diedrich, President of The Humanist Society Finding opportunity in crisis is a characteristic of resilient people. Our resilience is being tested daily as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in relation to...
Teleconference: Best Practices During COVID-19
Walking down the aisle: close to guests, not able to distance Options for where to stand when officiating Driving to a long-distance wedding. Where to use a bathroom? Not wanting to be indoors. Couples who say ‘no masks’ People who approach you after the ceremony...
Hospital Chaplains Grapple With COVID-19’s ‘Tsunami’ Of Grief
Hospital Chaplains Grapple With COVID-19's 'Tsunami' Of GriefSix chaplains share stories from the spiritual front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. [Includes Jason Callahan, The Humanist Society board member and Humanist Chaplain] By Carol KuruvillaHuffington Post --...