Links to resources mentioned in our General Assembly story

Monday, August 14, 2006

UU World‘s coverage of General Assembly in the fall issue refers to many resources and reports available elsewhere on the Web. Here’s a handy guide to those resources….

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General Assembly news roundup and a few loose ends

Friday, June 30, 2006

My news summary of the 2006 General Assembly was published this morning. It provides a relatively quick overview of the business at GA and includes a bunch of…

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Quick update on final resolutions

Sunday, June 25, 2006

Sunday afternoon’s plenary session of the General Assembly adopted a Statement of Conscience on global warming, passed three responsive resolutions, and adopted another resolution at the very end…

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Assembly adopts five of six Actions of Immediate Witness

Sunday, June 25, 2006

The UUA General Assembly on Sunday adopted five of the six Actions of Immediate on this year’s agenda. They are: AIW-2: “End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining” AIW-3: “Endorse…

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General Assembly reforms the Statement of Conscience process

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Delegates have just adopted changes to the UUA bylaws that significantly modify the Statement of Conscience process. The new process will require the participation of at least 25…

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More local news coverage of General Assembly

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Saturday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch features a story about the General Assembly: “‘Proudly liberal’ Unitarians gather here” (6.24.06). A few key passages from the story: “It’s a joyful, exuberant,…

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Six Actions of Immediate Witness added to agenda

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Six of the ten Actions of Immediate Witness proposed by delegates were added to the agenda this morning by the Commission on Social Witness. Charlie Clements, the president…

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Another global warming statement miniassembly

Saturday, June 24, 2006

At the end of Saturday morning’s plenary session, UUA moderator Gini Courter announced a moderated miniassembly to continue the discussion of the global warming Statement of Conscience. The…

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St. Louis NPR station interviews Sinkford

Friday, June 23, 2006

Our news blog, Unitarian Universalists in the Media, picked up a story about the General Assembly from KWMU, a National Public Radio affiliate in St. Louis. Matt Sepic…

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First round of Actions of Immediate Witness

Friday, June 23, 2006

In theory, Statements of Conscience adopted by the General Assembly speak the will of the denomination as a whole because they’re rooted in two years of congregational engagement….

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Global warming statement takes a complex turn

Friday, June 23, 2006

Whew. Friday morning’s plenary schedule included time for a debate and vote on the global warming Statement of Conscience, but we never got to the vote. Instead, faced…

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Peacemaking study/action issue adopted

Thursday, June 22, 2006

With only one study/action issue on the agenda this year, delegates heard from the sponsor and four supporters of the “Peacemaking” resolution (S-1) — but with no competing…

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We have a quorum

Thursday, June 22, 2006

As the first real business gets underway here in St. Louis with the Thursday afternoon plenary, UUA secretary Paul Rickter reports that 2,043 delegates are present. This includes…

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Global warming resolution heating up?

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

After two years of congregational study and review, the General Assembly will be voting on a “Statement of Conscience” about global warming during Friday morning’s plenary. (See (page…

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Keeping up with General Assembly

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Hundreds of people have already gathered in St. Louis for pre-GA events, including Professional Days (for ministers, religious educators, and other professional groups) and the first-ever “UU University”…

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Welcome to the GA blog

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Follow major developments at the General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association, June 21-25 in St. Louis, right here at uuworld.org. I’ll be filing daily reports on major…

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