As a member of the Baltimore Ethical Society, I take pride in our work to advance human dignity and to build a more ethical culture in Baltimore. The diversity of our city continues to amaze me.
A book review by Stephen Meskin The Warmth of Other Suns tells an underappreciated historic American story that has had significant effects on the shape of our lives, our cities, and our country. The story is less than 100 years old, but few people know much about it. It is the story of the 1915 […]
The American Ethical Union 2013 AEU Assembly is coming to our region from June 13 to 16. Ethical Culturists from around the country will gather at the Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel in Fairfax, Virginia. Here’s a sneak peak at a couple of reasons why you should put this AEU Assembly on your calendar.
Partners in Care Maryland (PIC) is a community nonprofit organization that provides support services to older adults to allow them to remain independent in their homes. Members of PIC exchange services with each other through a time bank. Three years ago, PIC’s president Barbara Huston gave a platform address at BES describing their success in […]
During the holiday season, BES sponsored a food drive and a clothing drive. Shown here are three of our Sunday school students gleefully marking the final tally of donated food, which exceeded the 300 lbs. we aimed for. Both drives benefited TurnAround, a domestic violence and sexual assault center in Baltimore that helps women, children, […]
New member Darlene Cook is a fully recovered Catholic and a happy heretic. She likes to color outside the lines — and sometimes runs with scissors. Cook began a corporate career in the mid-sixties at Western Electric’s System Equipment Engineering Division in Hunt Valley as a receptionist. Having worked her way up the secretarial […]
Wanted: Musicians to share their gifts at Sunday morning gatherings – no experience necessary! I have been playing my folk songs now and then at Baltimore Ethical Society for almost three years, and I always enjoy it. For me music is a path to my heart, an exercise for the right side of my brain, […]
NYU Press has just published Lotion, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America by BES member Elaine Breslaw, and the Pratt Library downtown will host Breslaw reading and discussing the book on March 26 at 6:30.
The Baltimore Ethical Society asks us, its members, for our “time, talent, and treasure” to support the mission of the Society and the community we have built. Our recent pledge campaign focused on the “treasure” needed to allow our society to keep a roof over our heads and afford the services of our Leader and […]
Now THAT was a rally! As I drove home on November 8 from the Reallocate to Recreate gathering in the War Memorial Building, I was “fired up!” Chants of “Reallocate, Recreate!” rang through my head. Political dignitaries, movers and shakers had just united for words of inspiration and song in support of affirmative opportunity for […]