General Assembly and you're a young adult, or you're interested in learning more about young adult ministries. Well, you're in luck - here is a handy guide to hitting relevant workshops, worships, receptions and more! First a couple notes: YA@GA stands for Young Adults @ General Assembly, and was formerly known as the Young Adult Caucus. To learn more about that transition, check out this other blogpost! The YA@GA space is the designated space for young adults and our supporters of all ages. It is in the lower level of the Dunkin' Donuts Center in a space known locally as the Providence Players Lounge. Look for our handy sign (pictured, left) and you'll know you're in the right place!So you're coming to
Lastly, RICC stands for Rhode Island Convention Center, one of the buildings where GA is taking place this year.Let's take it day by day, shall we? Wednesday June 25th - Young Adult Orientation is from 1-2:30 pm in the YA@GA space. This is a great chance to learn more about YA@GA and how to navigate General Assembly. - Young Religious Professionals Reception is from 5 - 7 pm in the YA@GA space. For all young adults who serve our movement professionally. RSVP to the Facebook event. - Opening Worship for YA@GA is at 9:45 pm off-site at First Unitarian Providence. Join YA@GA staff and the folks at The Sanctuary Boston for heartfelt evening worship. RSVP to the Facebook event. Thursday June 26th - Navigating Young Adulthood is from 10:15-11:30 in the YA@GA space. Growing up is hard! Meet with other UU young adults who are in different places on various paths. See Facebook event for details. - Transformational Worship with The Sanctuary Boston is from 10:15-11:30 in RICC West Lobby. Not a YA@GA sponsored event, but we support their young adult friendly ministry! - GA Talks, Looking Inward is from 12:30-1:45 in RICC Hall C. Do you like TED Talks? Then you'll love these multimedia presentations celebrating UU innovation! First of three sessions; sponsored by YA@GA. - Harnessing Social Media for Ministry and More is from 2:15-3:30 in the YA@GA space. How do we use social media effectively while staying grounded in our physical communities? - Crashing Waves: Multigenerational Feminisms is from 4-5:15 in the YA@GA space. People of all ages and genders welcome for a panel and small group discussions. - Ministry in the Millennial Age is from 4-5:15 in Omni, Narragansett C. Not a YA@GA sponsored event, but we're excited about ministering to and with Millennials! - Synergy Bridging Worship is from 7:30-9 in the Dunk Arena. Join Youth Caucus and YA@GA as we shine our light with youth transitioning to young adulthood. - Bridging Celebration Reception is from 9:30-10:30 in the YA@GA space. Have some cake and coffee and celebrate with those who just bridged! Friday June 27th - GA Talks, Looking Outward is from 10:15-11:30 in RICC Hall C. Do you like TED Talks? Then you'll love these multimedia presentations celebrating UU innovation! Second of three sessions; sponsored by YA@GA. - Visions for Young Adult Ministry is from 12:30-1:45 in the YA@GA space. Folks of all ages invited to share, learn and unlock potential for your congregation's ministry! -Crossing the Bridge, Deepening the Faith is from 5-6:15 in the YA@GA space. "Bridgers," those newer young adults among us, are especially invited for an evening of community building. - Future of Faith, Dive Deep is from 5-6:15 in RICC Rotunda. Not a YA@GA sponsored event, but our own Carey McDonald is presenting on our generation and more! - Young Adult Worship is from 6:15-6:45 in the YA@GA space. Join us for meaning, connection and rejuvenation through embodied worship. Saturday June 28th - Campus Ministry Leaders breakfast is from 8:30-10 in the YA@GA space. Join Rev. Cody Nielsen of National Campus Ministry Association for breakfast and dialogue. RSVP to the Facebook event. - YA@GA Elections are from 10:15-11:30 in the YA@GA space. Help elect our next co-facilitator for Young Adults @ General Assembly! - GA Talks, Looking Forward is from 12:30-1:45 in RICC Hall C. Do you like TED Talks? Then you'll love these multimedia presentations celebrating UU innovation! Third of three sessions; sponsored by YA@GA. - Drop-in Dialogue with the UUA Board is from 6:15-7:15 in the YA@GA space. Young adults are invited to join the Board over food and drinks to talk about the future of GA and other topics. Can't wait to see you in Providence!