Open Space update and final credentials report

Monday, June 25, 2007

Miscellaneous tidbits from the final day of the UUA General Assembly: Delegates filled out ballots to record their favorites among the 30 mission-oriented statements [pdf] that emerged from…

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Delegates approve six last-minute resolutions

Monday, June 25, 2007

As General Assembly 2007 was coming to a close Sunday evening, delegates came forward with six “responsive resolutions,” which were approved with little or no debate: Reaffirming 2004…

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Moderator Courter’s report to the Assembly

Monday, June 25, 2007

In the Assembly’s final report before adjournment, Moderator Gini Courter told the Sunday afternoon plenary that she’d detected a trend that amounted to a “near miracle”: After “decades…

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Debate on Actions of Immediate Witness

Monday, June 25, 2007

All six proposed Actions of Immediate Witness were approved by significant majorities in the Sunday morning plenary at General Assembly 2007. Two inspired spirited debate. A resolution entitled…

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Six Actions of Immediate Witness under consideration

Sunday, June 24, 2007

In Saturday afternoon’s plenary, delegates placed six proposed Actions of Immediate Witness on the agenda for debate on Sunday. These resolutions are about timely issues and result from…

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‘Moral Values’ Statement of Conscience approved after chaotic, jovial debate

Sunday, June 24, 2007

A Statement of Conscience entitled “Moral Values for a Pluralistic Society” was approved Saturday morning by delegates to the UUA’s General Assembly in Portland, Oregon. “As Unitarian Universalists,”…

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General Assembly juggles many questions, elects trustees and committee members

Saturday, June 23, 2007

On the second full day of General Assembly 2007, delegates elected two trustees and candidates to five UUA committees and attendees took part in a giant open meeting…

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Open Space workshop schedule

Friday, June 22, 2007

Here is the schedule of Open Space workshops at the UUA General Assembly (pdf).

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President Sinkford announces ‘Now Is the Time’ campaign

Friday, June 22, 2007

In his address to the Assembly Thursday morning, UUA President William G. Sinkford announced a comprehensive fundraising campaign called “Now is the Time.” The new campaign is the…

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Big attendance figures at Portland General Assembly

Friday, June 22, 2007

General Assembly 2007 got under way in earnest as Paul Rickter, secretary of the UUA Board of Trustees, announced at the opening of Thursday morning’s plenary session that…

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UUA welcomes two new member congregations

Thursday, June 21, 2007

In the opening plenary session of the UUA General Assembly Wednesday evening, delegates welcomed two new congregations as members of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations: Unitarian Universalist…

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Get email updates from the General Assembly blog

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Get the latest posts from uuworld.org‘s General Assembly blog via email. Subscribing is easy: Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner New entries are delivered in a single…

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Draft Statement of Conscience on ‘moral values’ up for vote at GA

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Delegates to the General Assembly will vote on a “statement of conscience” entitled “Moral Values for a Pluralistic Society” during the Saturday morning plenary, June 23. The draft…

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More on Open Space conversations at GA

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Don Skinner reports this week on the Open Space conversations that the UUA Board has set up at GA. Don’s uuworld.org news story explains how Open Space conversations…

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General Assembly 2007 preview

Monday, May 14, 2007

From the Summer issue of UU World: Congregational leaders and representatives of other UU organizations will gather in Portland, Oregon, for the annual General Assembly of the Unitarian…

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