GA ends in celebration, installation of new leaders

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 to a second term UUA President Peter Morales. Both were installed in a worship service that included the GA choir and other musicians. Key was installed by […]

Justice General Assembly draws 3,590 participants

Worshipers at the Synergy worship service (©Nancy Pierce)

UUA Secretary Tom Loughrey, trustee from the Pacific Southwest District, reported in Friday morning’s plenary that 3,590 people have registered for the 2012 Justice General Assembly in Phoenix. The 1,644 delegates at GA this year include 1,314 congregational delegates, 310 ministerial delegates, 14 delegates with minister emeritus/a status, three delegates with Masters-level director of religious […]

Board members urge ‘yes’ votes for bylaw amendments

The Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees delivered its report to the General Assembly on Saturday morning, updating delegates on its yearlong efforts to improve linakage with congregations and urging them to vote to reduce the size of the board and eliminate Actions of Immediate Witness at next year’s GA. They also encouraged attendance at the Justice GA […]

Few respond to 2009 responsive resolution

UUA Secretary Tom Loughrey reported on the progress made on the responsive resolution on power, privilege, and oppression passed at the 2009 GA in Salt Lake City. The resolution comes from a section of the proposed revision to Article II (which includes the UUA’s Principles and Purposes) that didn’t pass at last year’s General Assembly. […]

Attendance report: 3,835 UUs at Minneapolis General Assembly

UUA Secretary Tom Loughrey reported at the start of Friday morning’s plenary session that 3,835 people have registered for this year’s General Assembly in Minneapolis. The 1,866 delegates include 1,478 congregational delegates, 378 ministers, and two credentialed religious educators from 571 congregations. There are 146 youth registered this year.

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