If you are thinking about setting up a Local Group, or reviving an old one, these guides are here to encourage you to do so - and to make it easy. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some people ask why atheists, humanists and secularists want to get together in a local group. They assume that a group would sit around talking about the non-existence of God and attacking religious groups and they might think that the whole point of being an atheist is that you do not want to be part of any organisation.
These assumptions are, of course, misguided as there are many and varied reasons for coming together, and it is worth stating some of the main ones:
By providing a forum for these kinds of activities, a local group can become an important asset to the atheists, humanists and secularists in your area; so we hope that you will take on the challenge of doing so.