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General Assembly

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

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 | Fall 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

Covenant Task Force calls for creation of UU general conferences

Covenant Task Force calls for creation of UU general conferences

Group proposes recurring ecclesiastical conferences, reassessment of UUA organization to move toward effective covenantal relationships.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/22/2017

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

Two congregations have been given new accessibility certification; two groups have become covenanting communities.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/22/2017

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

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

Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

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