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Key Events at the 2010 General Assembly

"Standing on the Side of Love for Marriage Equality"
An Interfaith Community Witness Event
12 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Saturday, June 26, 2010
Loring Stage in Loring Park
1382 Willow St., Minneapolis, MN
Open to the general public.

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Rev. Peter Morales will speak along with other faith and community leaders. There will be worship, music, testimonials, and information about supporting equality for bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender (BGLT) people. The event is organized by the UUA’s Standing on the Side of Love campaign and is part of Twin Cities Pride, the largest BGLT festival and parade in the Midwest.

Ware Lecture by Winona LaDuke
8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Saturday, June 26, 2010
Hall B of the Minneapolis Convention Center
Open to credentialed members of the media and registered General Assembly attendees.

Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, economist, and writer. In 1996 and 2000, she ran for vice president as the nominee of the United States Green Party, on a ticket headed by Ralph Nader. An Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) enrolled member of the Mississippi Band Anishinaabeg, LaDuke lives and works on the White Earth Reservations.

As program director of the Honor the Earth Fund, she works on a national level to advocate, raise public support, and create funding for frontline native environmental groups. She also works as Founding Director for White Earth Land Recovery Project.

"Our Greatest Challenge"
Sunday Morning Worship Service
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Sunday, June 27
Hall B of the Minneapolis Convention Center
Open to the general public.

UUA President Rev. Peter Morales will preach on "Our Greatest Challenge" and Ruth Palmer, director of music ministries at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul, Minnesota, will conduct the 2010 General Assembly choir. Morales will discuss how Unitarian Universalism can become the vital and growing religious movement that the world needs. 

During the offertory, donations will be accepted for Hope Community, a local community development organization. (General Assembly attendees will also be volunteering with Hope earlier in the week as part of the 2010 GA service project.)

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Last updated on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.

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Interfaith public witness event at the 2009 GA.

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2010 Ware Lecturer Winona LaDuke

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UUA President Rev. Peter Morales

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