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Upcoming Monthly Sunday Services will be held on the following dates 12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17...

Coming up!

At our next Sunday Service on December 17, we'll be joined by Dr. Clair Linzey as our special spiritual guest and Miyoko Schinner in our Compassion in Action segment.
About Dr. Linzey:
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Dr. Clair Linzey is the deputy director of the Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and the director of the annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School. She is also the Frances Power Cobbe Professor of Animal Theology at the Graduate Theological Foundation and Research Fellow in Animal Ethics at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. She earned a master's in theology then a doctorate in theology from the University of St Andrews, as well as an additional master’s from Harvard Divinity School. 

Read more about Dr. Linzey

About Dr. Miyoko Schinner:

Our Compassion in Action guest on December 17 is the legendary Mikoyo Schinner: undisputed Vegan cheese whisperer, creator of Miyoko's Kitchen (later Miyoko's Creamery), author, singer and director of Rancho Compasion Animal Sanctuary. She famously beat the state of California in a 2021 lawsuit about whether or not Vegan cheese could be called cheese.

Read more about Miyoko

December 12 Engaged Member Practice
7:30 pm Eastern Time


“Tonglen for Animal Activists: A Buddhist practice for transforming anger and suffering”

Our Engaged Practice Circle this month will be led by Reverend Sarah Bowen. For more information about becoming an Engaged Member, visit our Membership page



The Compassion Consortium joins interfaith leaders to ask Pope Francis to consider the animals

Announcing the Compassion Consortium Shop!

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You asked for it!

 Check out our selection of Compassion Consortium swag, including t-shirts, water bottles, stickers for your laptop, and even a bandana for your canine friends. All profits support our programming.

The Main Street Vegan Podcast is Back!

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We're happy to share that the Main Street Vegan Podcast with our own Victoria Moran is back by popular demand, featuring in-depth interviews with vegan luminaries and other folks who have information we wouldn't hear elsewhere. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 

In addition, Victoria has launched a new livestream, The Main Street Vegan Salon, on UnchainedTV. This is a celebrity talk show recorded live in a studio in Manhattan's Theater District. You can find UnchainedTV, Jane Velez-Mitchell's animal rights streaming network, online, or get the free app for access to news, talk shows, movies, reality shows and more, all with a focus on animal rights and compassionate living. 


Our featured film recommendation:

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The Compassion Consortium is a non-sectarian center. We offer well-being resources, spiritual guidance, support, and community fellowship to Vegans, Vegetarians, animal rights activists, animal lovers, and all humans who care about and advocate for animals and the planet.


We recognize that many people do not see their deeply rooted compassion for all creatures reflected in houses of worship or spiritual centers; some people have even left faith traditions after seeing animals excluded from the level of mercy they deserve; in many cases, they're even denied the possession of a soul.

The Compassion Consortium is here to supplement this "missing piece" for persons who are part of another religious or spiritual community and those who are not affiliated ("nones") or identify as secular. 

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"May all beings everywhere be happy and free. May the thoughts, words and actions of our day contribute to that happiness and freedom for all."


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