Contributing to the General Assembly Program

There are many ways to contribute depending on your specific interests, skill-sets and time availability.

  • Propose a Program - You are warmly invited you to submit a Program Proposal for the 2021 Virtual UUA General Assembly. NEW THIS YEAR! There are two deadlines for submissions of program proposals. Late proposals will be considered at the discretion of the GA Program Development Group
    • Proposals received by Friday, January 15 - Decision by February 15; If selected final videos or live script due on Thursday, April 15.
    • Proposals received by Friday, January 29 - Decision by February 15; If selected final videos or live script due on Friday, April 30*.
  • Propose a Poster for the 2021 GA Virtual Poster Fair- Stories, initiatives and examples for inspiring work in Unitarian Universalism will be featured in the Virtual Poster Fair, available to GA registrants through the GA Participation Portal. The proposal deadline is Monday, March 15 at 3:00 pm Eastern.
  • Propose a Morning Worship Service - We are inviting proposals from worship leaders: ministers, religious educators, musicians, lay leaders, UU organizations, and/or congregations with experience and capabilities to self-produce a high-quality, 30 to 45 minute, fully pre-recorded video presentation of a complete worship service (including music). These Daily Worship Gatherings will be broadcast to GA registrants at one of three times - Thursday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. CDT; Friday, June 25 at 10:00 a.m. CDT; or Saturday, June 26 at 10:00 a.m. CDT. The videos will also be available to GA registrants for on-demand viewing thereafter. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance the overall worship experience for GA attendees. The proposal deadline is February 26.
  • The Worship Arts Team (WAT) selects worship leaders, provides liturgical guidance, and provides support and direction to worships sponsored by others—the Service of the Living Tradition, Synergy Bridging Worship, and Sunday Morning Worship. If you are interested in being a member of WAT, please complete the GA Worship Arts Team (WAT) Volunteer Interest Form.
  • Musical Leadership: vocalists, instrumentalists, and liturgical dancer/choreographers at GA.
  • Joining the General Assembly Choir.
  • Worship Leaders and Volunteer Chaplains at GA.
  • Volunteer Positions (paid registration in exchange for hours of service during GA).
  • The General Assembly Planning Committee (GAPC) oversees the annual Ware Lecture, Opening Events, music, ambiance, and evening activities. How to apply for nomination to the GAPC.
  • General Assembly is coming to Portland in 2022! If you are interested in joining the Portland-based local area/arrangements team, please email, to learn more. We have many positions open, including Chair of the Local Area/Arrangements Task Force.
  • More about Creating General Assembly