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Sunday Assembly’s 5th Birthday Special

Community member Nicole Holgate, on our 5th Birthday gathering… Last week I lay awake at 3am thinking about what the future of our planet looked like. The finite nature of existence felt uncomfortably close on a Wednesday in January. But I had a reason to endure it, at least until […]

An Introduction To Lifefulness

Last week I was invited down to Brighton to give a talk at TEDx Brighton. It was the first time I’ve spoken at a TED event and it was an absolute blast. The videos of the talks take a while to be shared online so I thought I’d publish the […]

What Thread Are You Following?

Somewhere in North London there’s a group of psychologists and therapists learning about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I’m also in that training. It’s the lunch break now, and I was reflecting on how I ended up here. An ex-comedian and social entrepreneur getting trained in therapeutic techniques. It brought to […]

Pippa is a Glorious Idiot

We’ve just returned from A Conference Called Wonder in San Diego – an incredible few days of living better, helping often and wondering more with Sunday Assemblers from all over the world. It was extraordinary, and we’re looking forward to sharing the magic with you. The first slice of magic […]

The Need For Real Human Connection

The last we spoke Sunday Assembly was launching Retreat To The Future: a two day personal development and community building urban retreat. We designed the event in order to find a way that we could create and deepen relationships, in a way that brought us closer to our vision: to help everyone […]

Let’s Get To Workshops!

We’re running the Let’s-Get- To -Workshops through February and March and we’d love you to come to them. Each workshop will work towards the mission of Sunday Assembly: to help everyone live life as fully as possible. They’re part of the development of our next big project – Retreat To The Future […]

I Quit

I am the co-founder and CEO of Sunday Assembly, a worldwide network of secular communities that celebrate life, and I quit. I never thought I’d see the day when I left this role. Sunday Assembly is everything I want to do in the world. A living, breathing expression of a […]

Now Is The Time For Radical Inclusivity

My dear friends, particularly across the USA, it seems that things might not turn out how you thought. For many this is a nightmare. For lots of people this result is scary. The world has become more threatening. Life has an edge. Those that are full of hate will feel […]

Celebrate SALA’s birthday online this Sunday.

Many Assemblies around the world are celebrating their Birthdays this month, and Sunday Assembly Los Angeles are treating us to a guest post from one of the leaders of their community, Ian Dodd. Take it away, Ian! Last November, on the occasion of Sunday Assembly Los Angeles’ 2nd anniversary, one […]