Dispatches from the annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association each June, written by UU World writers.
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.’
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.’
UUA finances ‘remain healthy,’ reports financial advisor
But Board of Trustees needs more training in fiduciary duty, adds Lucia Santini Field.
Let the party begin: 2017 General Assembly opens
Music, dance, and remembrance among themes at the UUA General Assembly’s opening celebration.
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.
63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches
Two congregations have been given new accessibility certification; two groups have become covenanting communities.
Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In
Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’
Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change
Will analyze structural racism and white supremacy within the Unitarian Universalist Association.
UUA board votes to limit president’s ability to grant severance packages
In second day of New Orleans meeting, Board of Trustees also caps how much president can spend without board approval.
UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism
At New Orleans board meeting, trustees also discuss deficit caused by severance packages.
New Orleans will infuse this year’s General Assembly
UUA’s annual convention will embrace city’s culture and learn from its challenges.
‘I need you to survive’
UUA General Assembly reaffirms commitment to racial justice.