Our programs are on Sunday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon and are free and open to the public. Our Sunday School for children runs concurrently. 

 May  2016


Sunday, May 29th
We'll be closed for the Memorial Day Weekeend holiday



Sunday, June 5th
We'll have our Annual Membership Meeting to adopt a new budget, elect 3 new board trustees, and hear reports from the committees.



 June  2016


 Sunday, June 12th


EHS Officiants

Matt Cole, Jo-Ann Hoeppner, Tom Hoeppner, Ken Novak, Ellen McManus, & Katie Merrell

"Celebrating Life's Milestones from a Humanist Perspective"

Society members who have been trained to serve as officiants at weddings, memorials, and other ceremonies will explain what we do and what it means to us to serve in this role.


 Sunday, June 19th


Raymond Berg


 "Cybersecurity: Worlds, Governments, Bank Accounts and Me"

Raymond Berg is a member of the Society and technologist currently working as a software developer within the Financial Technology sector. In his talk he will recount his experiences as a security architect working with the Department of Defense during the explosion of the security market, the state of Cybersecurity around the globe, and security concerns affecting everyday users.



 Sunday, June 26th


Fiction Circle Discussion


 "A Delicate Balance" by Edward Albee

We’ll discuss and analyze this dramatic portrayal of a wealthy dysfunctional family and its friends, and how, with a balanced complacency, it copes with its fears. Copies of the play are at libraries, as are DVDs of the 1973 film version starring Katherine Hepburn and Paul Scofield.



 Sunday, July 17th


John Ungashick


 "Iraq: A Country or a Fantasy?"

EHS member John Ungashick will discuss the history of Mesopotamia/Iraq and express his opinion that any attempt to build a stable country is probably doomed as the inhabitants of the area have never felt themselves as members of a coherent group.









June 11, 8:00 pm. 



$8 suggested donation includes refreshments.

AHA Annual Conference

"75 Years of Humanism"

May 26–29

Chicago Hyatt Regency
McCormick Place Hotel 

Join hundreds of humanists, atheists and freethinkers in Chicago for four days of informative lectures, book signings, celebrity guests, networking opportunities, child care, fun activities and more!

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