Joe Hughes Humanist Celebrant

Joe Hughes Funeral Arrangements

Following the sad news of Joe’s death last week, we have had lots of requests for details of Joe’s funeral. His funeral will take place on Monday 23rd November at 2.30pm at the Lynnhurst Hotel in Johnstone, and then 4pm at…

HSS stands in solidarity with the people of Paris

Last night Paris came under attack with a series of gun and bomb attacks. Current estimates show that over 140 people have been killed, and many more injured. Humanist Society Scotland stands in solidarity with the people of Paris and…

Humanists back opt-out bill for organ donation

Humanist Society Scotland has declared its support for Anne McTaggart MSP’s Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill. Scotland currently operates an opt-in organ donation system where a person has to register their consent to donate their organs…

HSS mourns the death of Registered Celebrant Joe Hughes

It is with deep regret that we inform members the longstanding HSS Registered Celebrant, Joe Hughes has died this weekend. Joe was one of the original 12 celebrants who gained authorisation to conduct humanist weddings in 2005. Joe was a…

Request for contributions: What are you doing this Yuletide?

LOOKING FOR CONTRIBUTIONS  As we prepare our quarterly edition of Humanitie- which includes a special article written by Meryl Cubley considering a Humanist perspective of ‘Yuletide’- we are looking for further perspectives from our members and followers. Tell us your…

Scottish Humanists remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

Humanists in Scotland, and around the world, will today remember all who died for our liberty and freedom. Sadly, like in the rest of the UK, humanists in Scotland are not permitted to form part of the formal remembrance services in…

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