The Ethical Society of St. Louis
Walter Sheldon approached Felix Adler, the founder of Ethical movement in 1883 and gave lectures in 1886 that marked the foundation of the ethical society of St. Louis. In the early days, the society offered reading rooms to workers, kindergarten and taught homemaking skills to women. 
Today, the society offers Sunday school & Nursery school for children and adult education classes on various topics including book of the month club, chorus, discussion on current events, ethical circles, ethical mindfulness meditation and other discussion groups. In addition, the society offers other events such as art exhibitions, ceremonies etc.