Humanist Update

The Humanist book group is continuing to read Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen.  Chapters 11 thru 13 will be covered on August 2, with 14-16 on August 16.  The book group meets via Zoom immediately after the church service on the first and third Sunday of each month.  Send a note to if you would like an invite to join the Zoom session.


The Humanist group will be participating in the annual convention of the American Humanist Association on Saturday, August 8 from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM.  We will be set up to watch the program at the McHenry Park north open air shelter (1012 Oak Park Ave, near 6th & Euclid), where people can drop in for one speaker or for the whole day.  A list of speakers is available at .    We will watch the presentations on a video screen, and have discussions amongst ourselves between presentations.  Bring your own lunch and drinks.  Contact for more information as the plans are firmed up.