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 […]

Joy abounds at revival, bridging ceremony

“‘God’ is not a noun, it’s a verb!” declared song leader Nick Page at the start of the “New Epiphany Revival,” which took place just before the “Synergy Bridging Ceremony” at the UUA General Assembly Friday evening. “New Epiphany,” Page said, is “the unlimited magnificence of an interdependent, self-organized universe.” Revival attendees cheered, sang, and […]

Workshop: Do congregations need walls?

A workshop Friday sponsored by the UUA Board of Trustees and titled “Redefining Congregations” struck a chord with young adults and others who are interested in ways that congregations can exist without having four walls. Participants named a number of ways such congregations already exist. There is an online UU congregation in the virtual world […]

Young adults see next year’s GA as pivotal event

Young adults at General Assembly from UU World on Vimeo. It’s day two of General Assembly! This morning I talked with Hilary Allen and Greg Buckland about their GA experience so far. This is Allen’s first GA and Buckland’s eighth. We discussed the history of YRUU (the denominational youth organization that was disbanded in 2008), […]

Texts of proposed responsive resolutions

Here are the texts of the four responsive resolutions introduced during the final plenary session at the UUA’s 2010 General Assembly. These are unofficial versions, as presented to the delegates; final versions of the three approved resolutions will be published on after they have been reviewed by the UUA’s legal council and have been […]


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