Dispatches from the annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association each June, written by UU World writers.
Youth, young adults reflect on being ‘in the middle’ at 2017 General Assembly Synergy Bridging service
'Youth and young adults lead this faith and make a big impact.'
Moderator Jim Key honored during memorial service at GA
‘Love as he loved, as if every day we live could be our last, and that no one who needs our saving faith is left outside the door.’
Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture
‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’
BLUU receives President’s Award for Volunteer Service
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism has given the faith a ‘movement moment.’
‘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.’
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.
Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience
'Challenging extreme inequity locally and globally is a moral imperative.'
Guide to General Assembly coverage
Guide to UU World’s coverage of the 2017 UUA General Assembly in New Orleans.
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.
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.
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.’
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.’