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General Assembly

Dispatches from the annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association each June, written by UU World writers.

BLUU receives President’s Award for Volunteer Service

BLUU receives President’s Award for Volunteer Service

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism has given the faith a ‘movement moment.’

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/25/2017

‘Second line’ parades Unitarian Universalist values through New Orleans

‘Second line’ parades Unitarian Universalist values through New Orleans

‘I hope this inspires Unitarian Universalists to really act, to resist racism, to resist homophobia, to resist hate, and to resist so many forms of injustice.’

Kenny Wiley, Elaine McArdle | 6/25/2017

Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president

Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president

Minister of Phoenix, Arizona, congregation wins three-way race to become UUA’s ninth elected president and the first woman elected to the office.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/24/2017

Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience

Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience

'Challenging extreme inequity locally and globally is a moral imperative.'

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/24/2017

Guide to General Assembly coverage

Guide to General Assembly coverage

Guide to UU World’s coverage of the 2017 UUA General Assembly in New Orleans.

Staff Writer | 6/24/2017

Make a difference, the Rev. Cheryl M. Walker urges UUs at the Service of the Living Tradition

Make a difference, the Rev. Cheryl M. Walker urges UUs at the Service of the Living Tradition

‘The times we live in right now are ripe with the potential for great transformational seeds to be planted,’ she says.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2017

Change must come if Unitarian Universalism is to thrive, say co-presidents

Change must come if Unitarian Universalism is to thrive, say co-presidents

‘We end our service in hope,’ say co-presidents as UUs take up opportunity to dismantle white supremacy.

Elaine McArdle | 6/23/2017

Interim co-presidents: ‘This is a time of opportunity’

Interim co-presidents: ‘This is a time of opportunity’

In dismantling white supremacy within their faith, Unitarian Universalists could lead faith groups in ‘long-needed work of justice and redemption in this nation.’

Elaine McArdle | 6/23/2017

Hoertdoerfer accepts MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education

Hoertdoerfer accepts MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education

'My life’s work of forty years broke me open to the moral issues of our time.' 

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/23/2017

Unitarian Universalists strive to go deeper at pre-GA racial justice training

Unitarian Universalists strive to go deeper at pre-GA racial justice training

‘What I observed in my group . . . is just how hungry people are for this work.’

Sonja L. Cohen, Kenny Wiley | 6/22/2017

UUA finances ‘remain healthy,’ reports financial advisor

UUA finances ‘remain healthy,’ reports financial advisor

But Board of Trustees needs more training in fiduciary duty, adds Lucia Santini Field.

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

Let the party begin: 2017 General Assembly opens

Let the party begin: 2017 General Assembly opens

Music, dance, and remembrance among themes at the UUA General Assembly’s opening celebration.

Kenny Wiley | 6/22/2017

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