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
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(© 2017 Nancy Pierce/UUA)

© 2017 Nancy Pierce/UUA


UU World staff will update this page as we post news stories about the General Assembly. (Sign up to receive automatic email alerts when we publish a GA story.)

Follow our real-time coverage of business on Twitter. Find our GA photographs at Flickr. The UUA is broadcasting major events live; clips and full video of major events are also available.

Pre-General Assembly events

UUA Board of Trustees

UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

UUA board votes to limit president’s ability to grant severance packages

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

Undoing racisim workshop

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

Liberal Religious Educators Association

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In


Welcoming Celebration and General Session 1

Let the party begin: 2017 General Assembly opens


General Session 2

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

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

Covenant Task Force calls for creation of UU general conferences

UUA finances ‘remain healthy,’ reports financial advisor

Service of the Living Tradition

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


General Session 3

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

Hoertdoerfer accepts MacLean Award for Excellence in Religious Education

Public Witness

‘Second line’ parades Unitarian Universalist values through New Orleans


General Session 4

Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience

UUA board to appoint commission to review Article II of bylaws

Led by TRUUsT, General Assembly delegates preliminarily vote to change ‘women and men’ to ‘people’ in UU Second Source

Synergy Bridging Worship

Youth, young adults reflect on being ‘in the middle’ at 2017 General Assembly Synergy Bridging service

Election results

Susan Frederick-Gray elected UUA president

Ware Lecture

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture


Sunday Morning Worship

GA Sunday worship includes local UU congregations, members of the public

General Session 5

BLUU receives President’s Award for Volunteer Service


See photos by Nancy Pierce on Flickr.