General Assembly (GA) 2022
If you are interested in learning more about the Article 2 Study Commission that is looking at the Principles and Sources for possible revision/updating, visit the Article 2 Study Commission page. They have stopped receiving feedback from GA, but will be seeking more later in the year.
Highlights from the publicly available video below:
- President’s Report
Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray: “We were made for this moment. We are the people we have been waiting for. May we be the people that we are called to be.”
- Service of the Living Tradition
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.
- Synergy Bridging Worship
This is a transformative multigenerational worship. Be inspired and illuminated at a celebration of treasured worship elements, rites of passage and brilliant contemporary music.
- UUs at General Assembly in Portland Join Protest of SCOTUS Ruling Overturning Roe v. Wade
Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray: “Abortion is healthcare. We will not be silent. We will break the law. We will win.”
- Sunday Worship
Join us virtually for the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship.
Here is a link to the rest of the available video content.
And the powerful 2022 Berry Street Essay given by Rev. Mykal Slack to the is here. (If you want skip the intro material, though it is also good, he starts at 23:08 and the presentation ends at 1:52:48 and there’s a little wrap up after that. It looks like it’s almost 3 hours, but it’s not.) The Berry Street Essay which is also called the Berry Street Lecture and is a 200 year old tradition of the Unitarian, and since 1961 the UU, Minister’s Association. This one is called More Faith, Power and People: Breaking the Cycles that separate us from Unitarian Universalism. Here is some information about the history of the Berry Street Essay, they also talk about it in the video linked above.