Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2018

The UUA’s General Assembly conference is this month, June 20-24, in Kansas City, MO. It is time to prepare, and if this is your first time, make sure to checkout our tips for having a great conference at  If you aren’t attending the conference on-site, checkout the many ways to participate off-site. This collaborative postContinue reading “Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2018”

Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2016 Edition

The following list of tips for attending the General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association was first made collaboratively by the UU Growth Lab in 2011. I have been updating based on your comments.  Have a tip? Add it as a comment on this post. UUA’s 2016 General Assembly takes place June 22-26 inContinue reading “Tips for attending UUA General Assembly 2016 Edition”

UU Gotta Tweet at #UUAGA video Crash Course

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 upContinue reading “UU Gotta Tweet at #UUAGA video Crash Course”

#UUsGetSocial workshop schedule and recording

I’m excited to announce that the four part #UUsGetSocial workshop series at the UUA’s General Assembly conference is going to be live streamed! That’s right, wherever you are you, if you have internet access you can watch this series. I’m presenting at the Saturday, June 28th 10:15am EST workshop, number 408. I hope you’ll save the dates for these workshops now, tell your congregation, and plan on joining us either in person or via the live stream.

Tips for Your First General Assembly – 2014 Edition

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 GAContinue reading “Tips for Your First General Assembly – 2014 Edition”

Before GA, make time to play — with the mobile app!

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 toContinue reading “Before GA, make time to play — with the mobile app!”

Collaborative Mulitmedia Piece for Sunday Morning GA Worship

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”

Start Tweeting at #UUAGA in 3 Easy Steps

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 knowContinue reading “Start Tweeting at #UUAGA in 3 Easy Steps”

Videos: Thousands of Unitarian Universalists protest Arpaio’s Tent City jail

On Saturday, June 23, 2012 thousands of Unitarian Universalists and immigration partners protested outside of Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Tent City jail.  The following are videos containing footage from this event, including UU World videos and media from vigil participants. For full coverage of this religious witness event and the 2012 General Assembly of the UnitarianContinue reading “Videos: Thousands of Unitarian Universalists protest Arpaio’s Tent City jail”

GA Video Blog: Behind the magic curtain! Meet the streaming video team

During the 2011 General Assembly conference of the Unitarian Universalist Association I conducted a video blogging experiment in partnership with the UU World Magazine.  If you watch and share these videos, please share feedback with me.  Are these interesting, helpful, relevant? I want to know! This is video #14 in the series. Video description fromContinue reading “GA Video Blog: Behind the magic curtain! Meet the streaming video team”