Courter: Justice GA has transformed future GAs

UUA Moderator Gini Courter (©Nancy Pierce)

In her moderator’s report at the last Plenary of the Justice General Assembly, Gini Courter spoke of transformation. “All over the county UUs expect transformation,” she said. Personal transformation and societal transformation. After Justice GA, General Assembly has been transformed, Courter said. She invited UUs in Plenary to note how they were changed at this […]

Vice presidents: How to take Justice GA home

General Assembly banners, Phoenix, Ariz. (©Nancy Pierce)

How do we take the Justice General Assembly home? That was the focus of Sunday afternoon’s plenary report from UUA Executive Vice President Kay Montgomery and Vice President for Ministries and Congregational Support the Rev. Harlan Limpert. “The act of coming here has been a declaration that living our Unitarian Universalist faith is inherently about […]

Resignations accompany planning for 2012 GA

Michelle Deakin reports today that the UUA Board of Trustees, the General Assembly Planning Committee, the board-appointed GA 2012 Accountability Group, and the UUA administration continue trying to clarify how next year’s “Justice General Assembly” in Phoenix will be planned. The chair and vice-chair of the General Assembly Planning Committee resigned at the conclusion of […]

Final text: Resolution calling for Ariz. ‘action ministry’ for young UUs

Here is the final text of a responsive resolution passed by the 2011 General Assembly calling for the creation of an “Arizona Youth and Young Adult action ministry” (PDF; 1 page) to prepare young Unitarian Universalists to participate in the 2012 “Justice General Assembly” in Phoenix. The resolution was introduced by Rob Smith of Valley UU Church […]

Phoenix GA: ‘Awaken the moral conscience of our country’

A good part of Saturday afternoon’s plenary was devoted to a discussion about what General Assembly 2012 in Phoenix might be like. Bottom line: a task force has been created to determine that, and a lot is not yet known. But it was made clear that whatever happens will happen with the guidance and direction […]

Board seeks input on 2012 Justice GA

The Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees held a workshop Friday afternoon inviting people to share their concerns and ideas for the 2012 Justice General Assembly in Phoenix, Ariz. About 80 people gathered at the “UUA Board Conversation Space: Planning for Phoenix 2012” session. A steady stream of people stood at the microphone to offer […]

2012 ‘Justice General Assembly’ begins to take shape

What will the 2012 Justice General Assembly look like? That’s the question more than 100 people came together to ask and to begin to answer in a Thursday afternoon workshop called “Looking Ahead to General Assembly 2012.” Planners have delivered a clear message that the 2012 GA will not be business as usual. At last […]


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