GA ends in celebration, installation of new leaders

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Chalice flame

At the closing ceremony at General Assembly Sunday night GA participants welcomed a new moderator, Jim Key, who was elected to that position Saturday. They also welcomed back…

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On banks of Ohio River, UUs rally for clean energy

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Watch Unitarian Universalists rally for clean energy by UU World on Vimeo. Two thousand Unitarian Universalists went down to the river to pray Thursday night, gathering on a…

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‘Unitarian Universalism well situated for challenging times’

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Peter Morales

UUA President Peter Morales gave his annual report to the General Assembly Thursday morning. He described his own life journey, moving from being a college student to a…

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Trustees meet for last time as 25-member board

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Board of Trustees

At its two-day meeting preceding the start of the General Assembly in Louisville, Ky., the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees said farewell to more than two-thirds of…

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Morales: Justice GA ‘like a dream come true’

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

After the Sunday morning worship service on the final day of the 2012 “Justice General Assembly,” UUA President Peter Morales told UU World that the Arizona GA had…

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Board to review Fifth Principle Task Force report

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Board of Trustees meeting (©Nancy Pierce)

After the close of the Justice General Assembly, the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees met Monday for a half-day meeting to reflect on last week’s events and…

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GA 2012 ends on upbeat note

Sunday, June 24, 2012
Closing Ceremony, 2012 General Assembly (©Nancy Pierce)

The Justice GA closed Sunday night with a rousing final worship. After five days of learning about immigration issues and after Saturday night’s massive candlelight vigil at the…

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‘In 2017, Unitarian Universalism has gone viral’

Sunday, June 24, 2012
UUA President Peter Morales (©Nancy Pierce)

In his annual report to the 2012 General Assembly, UUA President Peter Morales stressed the importance of collaboration, especially in working for justice and in helping UU congregations…

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Saunders receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Sunday, June 24, 2012
Carolyn Saunders receives the President's Annual Award for Volunteer Service (©2012 Nancy Pierce)

UUA President the Rev. Peter Morales presented Carolyn Saunders with the 2012 President’s Annual Award for Volunteer Service during Saturday afternoon’s plenary. Saunders served as district coordinator for…

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Moderator candidates address General Assembly

Friday, June 22, 2012
Tamara Payne-Alex and Jim Key (©Nancy Pierce)

Jim Key and Tamara Payne-Alex, the two candidates for moderator of the Unitarian Universalist Association, presented their qualifications for the post at a Candidate’s Forum Friday morning. UUA…

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Opening Ceremony ends with outdoor rally

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Opening Ceremony of the Justice General Assembly spilled out onto the streets of Phoenix, Ariz., Wednesday night, as hundreds of Unitarian Universalists processed from the Convention Center…

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Social media, on the way to ‘Justice GA’

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
General Assembly banners, Phoenix, Ariz. (©Nancy Pierce)

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…

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Closing ceremony: Our history of justice-seeking continues

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Their business done, the closing ceremony’s benediction said, and with the band’s rousing postlude propelling them, a throng of Unitarian Universalists strutted exuberantly out of the huge plenary…

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Morales: Our most important product must be ‘acts of love’

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Before the Rev. Peter Morales, president of the UUA, began his report to the General Assembly on Saturday, he held up a copy of today’s local newspaper with…

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General Assembly opens with celebration

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Three former presidents, one new hymn, liberal amounts of history, and several thousand cupcakes combined to open the 50th annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association Wednesday…

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Blogs about pre-General Assembly ‘Ministry Days’

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

For more on the two-day “Ministry Days” conference of the UU Ministers Association, which meets just before the start of the UUA General Assembly, here are some recent…

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UU Humanists elect new president, hold day-long conference

Monday, June 28, 2010

On Saturday, more than 100 members and friends of the HUUmanist Association “came home” to the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, the congregation where John Dietrich became known…

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A time of potential, Morales says

Saturday, June 26, 2010

The UUA is at a critical juncture, “a time filled with both potential and threats,” UUA President Peter Morales told the General Assembly Saturday afternoon. Morales, elected a…

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Congregational presidents consider UUA changes

Thursday, June 24, 2010

UUA Moderator Gini Courter and the Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Association, met with several hundred congregational presidents Thursday afternoon to share information about changes within the…

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49th GA opens with pagentry, song

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The 49th annual General Assembly opened Wednesday night in Minneapolis with a rousing Midwestern welcome. The evening started with the customary opening night banner parade featuring the banners of…

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