Freethought Society of the Midlands


n. A person who forms opinions on the basis of reason, independent of authority, tradition, or dogma.

FSM News

  • July 13

    Americans United

    Americans United for Separation of Church & State is an advocacy group to promote the separation of church and state. The local chapter meets at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia and is lead by Neil Jones. This meeting will be a history lesson on the separation of church and state here in America as we view an episode of the PBS series, "God In America" and discuss it.

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  • June

    Seth Andrews meeting

    What a great event this was! We had over 60 people in attendance and many stayed after to chat with Seth and enjoy some good food. Thank you to everyone who helped make this such a great event, and thanks especially to Seth Andrews for joining us.

About the Freethought Society of the Midlands

The FSM's goal is to provide a fun and friendly social environment for freethinkers of every kind in Columbia, SC and the surrounding Midlands area. We are a home to atheists, agnostics, humanists, and anyone who maintains a healthy, skeptical mindset. Also, we strive to promote secularism, skepticism, and humanism and a positive opinion of freethinkers through community outreach, education, and charity.

FSM provides many benefits to our members & community:

  • Regular social events
  • Community support
  • Local & secular community outreach
  • Informative lectures & discussion groups

Please check out our upcoming events, calendar, forums, and social media pages to get involved today!