Humanist Professionals

Celebrating Life • Caring for Community • Creating Innovative Ceremonies

The Humanist Society endorses and prepares humanist professionals to lead life celebrations and support people during difficult times.  Our celebrants, chaplains, lay leaders, and invocators provide millions of people with a meaningful alternative to traditional religious services and ceremonies across the nation.

The Humanist Society assists professionals with training, resources, and connections to a wider humanist support network. Are you looking for an endorsed humanist professional, or interested in becoming one? Explore below to find out more!

Your generous support will help us expand and train our network of humanist professionals to meet the needs of the humanist community.

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Teleconference: Serving Humanist Communities

Teleconference: Serving Humanist Communities

Come discuss how humanist professionals (celebrants, chaplains, invocators, lay leaders) and groups (AHA chapters and affiliates) can work together to support and grow humanism locally. We'll hear from group organizers who also perform ceremonies and invocations, and...

Teleconference: Best Practices During COVID-19

Teleconference: Best Practices During COVID-19

Walking down the aisle: close to guests, not able to distance Options for where to stand when officiating Driving to a long-distance wedding. Where to use a bathroom? Not wanting to be indoors. Couples who say ‘no masks’ People who approach you after the ceremony...