Photographs from the 2018 General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
The Youth Caucus speaks in favor of a bylaw amendment. (© 2018 Christopher L. Walton)
Alice Mandt, a young adult and director of religious education, speaks at the Synergy Bridging Service for youth entering young adulthood. (Video image © 2018 UUA)
‘It has not only been my personal history that has strengthened my identity as a Unitarian Universalist, but also the choices and contributions of my parents’ and grandparents’ generations that have cemented my choice of this faith.
“It is the contributions of generations past that made way for myself—a black woman and proud Unitarian Universalist—to hold both of those identities, not as conflicting or opposed attributes, but as simultaneously and harmoniously linked aspects of my existence.”
—Alice Mandt, third-generation UU and director of religious education at James Reeb UU Congregation in Madison, Wisconsin, speaking during the General Assembly’s Synergy Bridging Service, June 22.
A workshop, “Liberation of Imagination: Art, Games, and Social Change,” attracts participants of all ages. (© 2018 Nancy Pierce)
EqUUal Access hosts a poster session, “Do you love someone with an invisible disability?” (© 2018 Nancy Pierce)
Young and older adults raise their voices together at a sing-along. (© 2018 Nancy Pierce)
Everyone gathers for the Opening Celebration banner parade. (© 2018 Nancy Pierce)
Sunday morning worship is a family affair, as the Hasam family from All Souls UU Church in Kansas City, Missouri, performs the chalice lighting. (© 2018 Christopher L. Walton)
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Sonja L. Cohen is deputy managing editor of UU World and a lifelong Unitarian Universalist.
‘We must continue to choose each other’
Highlights from the UUA General Assembly in Spokane, Washington, June 19–23.