The First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis was founded in 1881 and is a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Since 1916 when Rev. John Dietrich became the Senior Minister, the Society has been known as a leading force for Religious Humanism. A century later under our current Senior Minister, Rev. Dr. David Breeden, we more often speak of Congregational Humanism. We meet as a congregation on Sunday mornings at 10:30. (While the building itself is closed during the COVID pandemic, this is available as a live stream.) This Assembly normally features a talk by one of our ministers, a variety of music, readings, and community news.
HumanistsMN is a secular community that promotes ethical living, widespread human flourishing, and a healthy planet through its commitment to science, reason, compassion, and creativity. If you have thoughts about secular values, we have a place for you.
Minnesota Atheists is Minnesota's oldest and largest atheist organization. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote the positive contributions of atheism to society and to maintain separation of state and church. Minnesota Atheists is dedicated to building a positive atheist community that actively promotes secular values through educational programs, social activities, and participation in public affairs.
Black Nonbelievers (BN) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization. Headquartered in the Atlanta area, we connect with other Blacks (and allies) who are living free of religion and might otherwise be shunned by family and friends in a caring, friendly, and informative environment. Instead of accepting dogma, we determine truth and morality through reason and evidence.
Camp Quest is an overnight secular summer camp aimed towards critical thinking, skepticism, and open discussion. While campers partake in traditional camp activities, such as field games, swimming, archery, crafts, and campfires, what sets Camp Quest apart from traditional summer camps is our focus on humanist values and ethics. Our unique activities encourage rational inquiry, free speech, active citizenship, and respect. Camp Quest envisions a world in which children grow up exploring, thinking for themselves, connecting with their communities, and acting to make the most of life for themselves and others.
Campus Atheists, Skeptics, and Humanists (formerly Campus Atheists and Secular Humanists) is a registered student organization at the University of Minnesota. We strive to create a community for atheist, agnostic, humanist, and other freethinking individuals. Attendance and membership are open to the public and encouraged amongst students and the community, regardless of religious or political ascriptions.
Central Minnesota Freethinkers is a nonprofit charitable, social, and educational organization created to foster a community of reason. We are atheists, agnostics, humanists, secularists, and freethinkers in and around St. Cloud. We live our lives happily free of dogma and the constraints of religion. Whether you live close by or far away, whether you come regularly or just once in a while, we look forward to seeing you.
Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We envision a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities, and beliefs.
This is a support group for those who have left fundamentalist religion. Whether you are still in the faith, have left the faith, or are considering leaving, this group is to encourage and support each other in the journey beyond fundamental religious beliefs. We are less-conservative-than-we-used-to-be Believers, progressive Believers, Deists, agnostics, skeptics and atheists. We have decided to leave behind the harmful teachings of religion and pursue healthier expressions of our own personal spirituality with a foundation in reason and thoughtfulness.
Lake Superior Freethinkers is an educational and friendship group that provides mutual support and intellectual growth for Duluth’s humanists, secularists, agnostics, and atheists. LSF supports discussion of and learning about a wide range of issues pertaining to religion, secularism, science, society, and our shared environment. LSF demonstrates secular morality through its commitment to a healthy community and a healthy planet.
Or Emet is a congregation whose members embrace a human-centered philosophy that combines rational thinking and scientific thought with a celebration of Jewish culture and identity. We welcome interfaith and multi-cultural families and individuals. Our members include secular Jews, cultural Jews, unaffiliated Jews, atheists, agnostics, and wondering members of many different religions and backgrounds.
OutFront Minnesota’s mission is to create a state where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are free to be who they are, love who they love, and live without fear of violence, harassment or discrimination. We envision a state where LGBTQ individuals have equal opportunities, protection and rights. We are working toward the day when all Minnesotans have the freedom, power and confidence to make the best choices for their own lives.
NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota aims to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota is the state affiliate of NARAL Pro-Choice America.
Rochester Area FreeThinkers (RAFT) is a community of freethinkers, agnostics, atheists, humanists, and skeptics based in Rochester, Minnesota. RAFT is a 501(c)3 educational organization. RAFT members include atheists, agnostics, humanists, skeptics, secularists, and other nonreligious identities. We welcome people of any belief who want to participate in our activities in a positive way.
TakeAction Minnesota is a multi-racial people’s organization building power for a government and economy that works for all of us. We’re a hub for Minnesota’s progressive movement, bringing together people and organizations to make more politically possible. Founded in 2006, TakeAction Minnesota exists because the challenges we face are bigger than one campaign or election cycle. With offices in St. Paul, St. Cloud, and Duluth, we’re organizing to change who decides and who benefits in our democracy and our economy.