Virtual Registrants are able to watch and ask questions in live sessions including workshops and business sessions (mini-assemblies, hearings, etc). Voting Delegates are also able to propose amendments in the live business sessions, participate in debates, and vote in general sessions.
Virtual registration for General Assembly is $150 per person. Registration for General Assembly is the same process for delegates and non-delegates.
Events Streamed to Virtual GA Registrants
June 24-28, 2020
- Opening Worship
GA officially begins with a joyful, worshipful opening celebration with inspirational music and speakers. The opening celebration sets the tone for the days ahead. The Opening Celebration will include a procession of banners from hundreds of UU congregations and organizations.
- Ware Lecture
The UUA President, in consultation with the General Assembly Planning Committee, invites a distinguished guest each year to address the General Assembly as the Ware Lecture.
- Featured Speaker Series
We are excited to announce the Featured Speakers for the 2020 General Assembly. The Featured Speaker Series is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of Beacon Press.
Organizing Your Congregation to #UUtheVote
Wednesday 3:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. CT / 1:00 p.m. MT / 12:00 p.m. PT (2 hours)
UUA Organizing Strategy Team & UU Coalition of State Action Networks
So much is at stake in 2020. We’re creating new voter outreach organizing strategies as we fight to protect our elections, and move in solidarity with movements for justice during the pandemic to #VoteLove--#DefeatHate. Join Democracy Initiative Director Wendy Fields and our network of #UUTheVote leaders to learn how!
Rev. Ashley Horan
Rev. Abbey Tennis
- General Sessions (registration not required)
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Co-Moderators Mr. Barb Greve and Elandria Williams preside over the general sessions in which the business of the Association is conducted.
- Business Mini-Assemblies
All business of the General Assembly is conducted during General Sessions. Mini-Assemblies offer opportunities in small sessions for delegates to speak on issues, find out more about individual business items before voting, and propose amendments to the business item.
- Synergy Bridging Worship (registration not required)
This is a transformative multigenerational worship. Come be inspired and illuminated at a celebration of treasured worship elements, rites of passage and brilliant contemporary musical performances. The service includes a collection to benefit the Katie Tyson Fund for Youth and Young Adult Ministry.
- Service of the Living Tradition (registration not required)
Led by the Ministries and Faith Development Staff Group, this service honors fellowshipped and credentialed religious leaders; remembering those who have died, recognizing those who have completed active service, and welcoming those who have received fellowship or credentialed status in the past year. The service includes a collection to benefit the Living Tradition Fund. Members of the public are welcome.
- Sunday Morning Worship (registration not required)
Join us for the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. The worship service will include a collection for the Tomaquag Museum, an indigenous museum featuring an extensive collection and archive of Southern New England tribal communities. Members of the public are welcome.
A variety of workshops and special events will provide registrants with tools to live into our mission and continue the work of our faith—both within UU congregations and in the greater world. GA Youth and YA@GA (Young Adults at GA) programming and events will be held virtually.