For those of us going to this year’s General Assembly conference, the UUA has compiled a fabulous list of tools to help us prepare. It includes readings, videos, books and activities. Here are six videos featured in their list of preparatory tools. Me? I'm going to have a GA prep movie night...
This collaborative post and “survival guide” features tips and reminders for attending the annual General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Share your tips, share this post, and I’ll see you at GA!
Update: If you're watching this in 2016, remember this year's GA is in Columbus, OH. Friends, I told people using the UUA's mobile General Assembly event app that I'd make a quick tutorial on how to get started on Twitter. Here it is! In this video I walk you through the process of setting up … Continue reading UU Gotta Tweet at #UUAGA video Crash Course
The following list of tips for attending your first General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association was made collaboratively by the UU Growth Lab. It was first published in 2011 and has since been updated annually. The UUA's 2014 General Assembly takes place this June in Providence, RI. Before you go: Plan your GA … Continue reading Tips for Your First General Assembly – 2014 Edition
If you're going to the UUA's 2014 General Assembly conference in Providence, RI this June and have a smart phone or tablet, you'll want to make sure to download the brand new UUA General Assembly app. I just gave it a test drive and it is fabulous. But don't wait until GA, you'll want to … Continue reading Before GA, make time to play — with the mobile app!
Friends, we are working on creating a multimedia piece for Sunday morning worship at General Assembly to the reading “Beatitudes for Justice Builders” by the Rev. Lindi Ramsden. In order to bring this message to life, we are looking for additional photographs of people engaged in many different kinds of activities: social action, worship, meetings, … Continue reading Collaborative Mulitmedia Piece for Sunday Morning GA Worship
Here are a some thoughts in response to Rev. Daniel Harper's The year in review: UU social media in 2013. I'll share more thoughts when I have time. Thanks for kicking off the review, Dan! ~ Peter BLOGGING We've discussed the issue of UU clergy vs. lay person blogging in the UU Growth Lab and … Continue reading UU Social Media Year in Review for 2013
I just ordered a new book on humanism, our UU theology, and the history of our association, REGAINING BALANCE: THE EVOLUTION OF THE UUA by Michael Werner, published by Religious Humanism Press. I'm excited for this read as this relates directly to conversations we've been having in the UU Growth Lab over the last two … Continue reading New book on humanism, UU theology, and the growth (or not) of the UUA
The following is the archived video of the live Millennial UU Innovators Discussion Google Hangout convened by Carey McDonald on June 5, 2013. Total running time 1 hour. Now you may be asking, how do these things get scheduled and how do I get involved? Join the UU Growth Lab on Facebook! Many great conversations … Continue reading Millennial UU Innovators Discussion Google Hangout
Reprinted from previous UU Planet post. You have a smart phone, you're on Facebook, you might even have an iPad. If you DO and you're at General Assembly, it is time to try Twitter. I know you can do it and I want to follow your tweets. Here's a quick guide. Find someone you know … Continue reading Start Tweeting at #UUAGA in 3 Easy Steps