Sunday Meetings

May
28
Sun
11:00 am Remembering Well
Remembering Well
May 28 @ 11:00 am
Remembering Well @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Here at the Society for Ethical Culture, we will use this Memorial Day weekend to honor those we’ve lost in our lives who have served in whatever small or large ways to make the world[...]
Jun
4
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!
Jun
11
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!
Jun
18
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!

Events Coming Soon

May
29
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Jun
1
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics in the World’s Religions
Ethics in the World’s Religions
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics in the World's Religions @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Thursdays: May 18, June 1, June 15, June 29 from 7-9pm — this schedule is changed from the one announced earlier. In a multicultural world, it’s important to recognize that ethics has some universal qualities[...]
Jun
5
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Jun
12
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Jun
13
Tue
7:00 pm Communication for Connection: De...
Communication for Connection: De...
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Communication for Connection: Developing Our Empathy @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
© Weerapat Kiatdumrong | Dreamstime Stock Photos Tuesdays, June 13 and 20 from 7-9pm In this 2-session workshop, we will increase our capacity for and skill with expressing empathy for others.  Empathy means we understand[...]
Jun
15
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics in the World’s Religions
Ethics in the World’s Religions
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics in the World's Religions @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Thursdays: May 18, June 1, June 15, June 29 from 7-9pm — this schedule is changed from the one announced earlier. In a multicultural world, it’s important to recognize that ethics has some universal qualities[...]

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