General Assembly Schedule

UUA General Assembly in Pittsburgh, June 21 - 25, 2023

2023 General Assembly Schedule

Summary Schedule Grid Document (PDF). The GA Schedule is subject to change.

Times below are Eastern Daylight Time.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

  • Exhibit Hall 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    From theological schools to specialty craft vendors, UUA staff groups to affiliate groups, the GA exhibit hall is a diverse marketplace of ideas and goods. The Exhibit Hall is always a popular focal point; it provides a gathering place, rest stop, marketplace, and food concessions for GA attendees.
  • Orientation / Networking / Caucusing 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Learn how GA works, how to connect with other​s, and how to make the most of your GA experience. This is also a time when the myriad of communities within Unitarian Universalism can network, meet up, and/or caucus.
  • Opening Celebration 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
    GA officially begins with a joyful, worshipful opening celebration with inspirational music and speakers. The opening celebration sets the tone for the days ahead.
  • General Session 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Co-moderators Rev. Meg Riley and Charles Du Mond preside over the general sessions in which the business of the Association is conducted. Live stream is available to the public. ​

Thursday, June 22, 2023

  • Exhibit Hall 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

  • Workshops 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    In addition to dozens of on-demand workshops, GA will include live workshops. In-person workshops will stream live for off-site attendees. In-person attendees will have the option of viewing live webinars in a screening room at the Convention Center or from anywhere via the GA app.

  • General Session and Presidential Candidates Forum 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

  • Exhibit Hall 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

  • Service of the Living Tradition 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Led by the 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. Live stream is available to the public.

Friday, June 23, 2023

  • Exhibit Hall 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

  • Morning Worship 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM

  • Workshops 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

  • General Session 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

  • Exhibit Hall 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

  • Synergy Bridging Worship 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    This is a transformative multigenerational worship. Be inspired and illuminated at a celebration of treasured worship elements, rites of passage and brilliant contemporary music. Live stream is available to the public. ​

  • GA Dance 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Featured Speaker 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday, June 24, 2023

  • Exhibit Hall 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM

  • Morning Worship 11:00 AM – 11:45 PM

  • Workshops 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

  • General Session 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

  • Exhibit Hall 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

  • Ware Lecture 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    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 Lecturer. In-person or full virtual registration is required to live-stream the event on June 24, or to access the video on-demand when it is posted.
  • Election Results 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Sunday, June 25, 2023