General Assembly: The Unitarian Universalist Association's Annual Meeting

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Participants worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone may attend; congregations must certify annually to have voting delegates.

General Assembly 2023

General Assembly is the annual gathering of Unitarian Universalists, where we conduct business of the Association, explore the theological underpinnings of our faith, and lean fully into our mission and principles.

Skyline view of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Join us June 21 - 25, 2023 online or in-person in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Most GA events will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA. Google map

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General Assembly 2022

The General Assembly logo, featuring the theme arranged in a circle. The theme is: “Meet the moment: Reimagining radical faith community”. Pink letters GA are in the center, with a white web decoration the represent the World Wide Web connecting our multi platform event. In front of GA, there is a purple silhouette of eight people holding hands. The persons depicted are of varying age, shapes and sizes.

GA 2022 on-demand videoincluding General Sessions, the Service of the Living Tradition, Synergy Bridging Worship, and the Sunday Morning Worship.

GA Recording Site for 2022 General Assembly recordings is available to the public, although some specific recordings are no longer available due to copyright or agreements with the speakers/presenters.

General Assembly 2022 Week in Review

General Assembly 2022 Minutes (PDF), as approved by the UUA Board of Trustees

UU World coverage of GA 2022

ELAINE MCARDLE
A business resolution asking GA to endorse the board’s plan to do a comprehensive rewrite of the UUA bylaws to remove overly complicated and inefficient governance passed overwhelmingly, with 951 yes votes (95.5 percent), 45 no votes (4.5 percent), and four abstentions.

Another business resolution, to re-envision the role of the GA Planning Committee (GAPC), also passed overwhelmingly, with 958 yes votes (95.9 percent), 41 no votes (4.1 percent), and one abstention.

A rules clarification to correct a typo in Rule G-9.13.10 regarding the Election Campaign Practice Committee (ECPC) garnered 973 yes votes (97.6 percent), 24 no votes (2.4 percent), and three abstentions.

There were two contested board of trustees races. For board slot number 11, the Rev. Justine Sullivan, nominated by the Nominating Committee, was elected with 1,766 votes (90.8 percent) over the Rev. Beverly Seese of the UU Fellowship of Kokomo, Indiana, who ran by petition and garnered 178 votes (9.2 percent).

For board slot number 7, current trustee the Rev. Suzanne Fast, who was nominated by the Nominating Committee, was re-elected with 1,735 votes (89.6 percent) over Rebecca Mattis, a member of the UU Church in Rutland, Vermont, who received 202 votes (10.4 percent).

Three Actions of Immediate Witness passed: “We Do Not Consent: Rejecting Legal Challenges to Abortion (PDF)” (99.7 percent of the votes in favor); “Antiracism and Reparations via Restorative Justice (PDF)” (95 percent); and “Stop the Privatization of Medicare (PDF)” (77 percent).