At Wednesday night’s opening plenary session, the UUA’s General Assembly welcomed three new member congregations: the UU Congregation of Petoskey, Mich.; the UU Community of Cambria, Calif.; and Brockport UU Fellowship in Brockport, N.Y. The total number of UUA member congregations grew from 1,046 in 2011 to 1,054 in 2012.
About 100 General Assembly participants gathered Wednesday afternoon for a three-hour public witness training session at the Phoenix Convention Center. The group included a diverse mix from across the country, including youth, young adults from the SALT (Spiritual Activist Leadership Training) group, and the District Presidents Association. Wednesday’s session was designed to train the group [...]
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UU World is monitoring social media about General Assembly, and using Storify to curate some of that media. Here is a sampling of what people are blogging and tweeting on their way to Phoenix:
The Unitarian Universalist Association’s immigration justice General Assembly, which takes place this week in Phoenix, Ariz., appears destined to coincide with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Arizona law that provoked the UUA’s emphasis on immigrant rights in the first place.
General Assembly 2012, the long-awaited “Justice GA,” is here. Unitarian Universalists will converge in Phoenix, Ariz., June 20 for five days of social justice education, witnessing, and worship. Expect a different GA than others you’ve been to. This one will be light on business sessions and heavy on social justice work. Virtually every GA event [...]