Join the NSS

Join us from as little as £2 per month. Make a stand for fairness and individual rights. Challenge the unfair influence of religious groups and ideas. Unite with other secularists to promote freedom of and from religion, in Britain and abroad.

We receive no funding from government or outside bodies. Our campaigning is wholly supported by our members – people like you who share our belief in the urgent need to separate religion and state. Your membership will also give you the chance to stay up to date with secularist news and shape NSS policy.

A direct debit is the most effective way to support the NSS – it allows us to predict how much money we will have available, and also cuts down on administration costs, enabling us to increase the scale of our activities.

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If you're not ready to join or start a donation, then becoming a registered supporter is a free way to show you're part if the National Secular Society. Sign up here.

What our members say

  • The highly divisive policy of "faith" schools supported by the majority of politicians from both the coalition and the Labour Party motivated me to join the NSS. We need a secular education system.

    John, Tyne & Wear
  • I am angry about faith schools, free schools, and ridiculous 'faith' based views pervading education, including Sex Education.

    Niki, London
  • When selecting a school for my kid, I checked it wasn't focused towards just Christianity. I have no issues with schools teaching about religions and beliefs equally, but don't want my young and impressionable children to be exposed to evangelical practices.

    Peter, Leeds
  • The General Principles of the NSS very accurately represent my outlook. Religious beliefs are valid and appropriate when held and practised privately, but if you use your beliefs to justify your actions, you must be prepared to justify your beliefs.

    Anon
  • Baroness Warsi finally talked me into joining the Society. I am particularly concerned about faith schools. I express these views reasonably and do not see why they should be labelled 'strident' at the first opportunity.

    Nick, York

Life membership and legacies

Life membership is available only to existing members of at least one year's standing. For under 65s it is £700, for over 65s it is £400. Contact us for more details.

Legacies are vital to our continuing work. Leaving a legacy in your will to the National Secular Society is an opportunity to extend your support for the benefit of future generations.

Find out more about legacies.

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions can be read here.

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A Gift In Your Will

Legacies are vital to our continuing work. Leaving a legacy in your will to the National Secular Society is an opportunity to extend your support for the benefit of future generations.