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Thanks to All Who are Registered for GA!

The GA (Whova) app is up and running. You can download the app on a phone or tablet, or use the browser-based version. Create a Whova account with the same email address you used for GA registration (no invitation code needed). GA registrants are already posting messages and photos, and there are 60 on-demand workshop videos ready to watch!

The 2024 GA Program Book is now available for viewing and download.

If you are looking for delegate credentials, visit the delegate self-serve portal. The GA Delegate Participation Platform is now open to all credentialed delegates who are registered for GA.

And if you haven’t registered, it’s not too late to join us!

How to Access GA Sunday Worship

Congregations are invited to incorporate General Assembly’s Sunday Worship (60 minutes) into their Sunday programs. The live broadcast via YouTube will occur on Sunday, June 23 at 1:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM CT / 11:00 AM MT / 10:00 AM PT. DVR controls, which provide the ability to pause and rewind the live event, will be available.


The on-demand video will also be made available at the same time the livestream starts. The Livestream will include ‘burnt in” captions, so it’s recommended to turn off YouTube’s auto captioning feature. The on-demand video will contain closed captions, allowing you to turn on and off the captions.


Your congregation may request early access to the worship service video. After submitting the request, your congregation will be provided information on how to download the service, which will be available starting Saturday afternoon, June 22.

Two versions of the service will be available, one of which includes ASL. Captions will be ‘burnt in” to these recordings. The recording is 1 hour and 24 minutes long.  Find more information on our website, HERE.

Not-to-Be-Missed Featured Speakers

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On Saturday, June 22, join us for the annual Ware Lecture, given by Julia Watts Belser. A rabbi, scholar, spiritual teacher, and activist for disability and gender justice, Belser is a graduate Starr King School for Ministry.

Learn more about the Ware Lecture history HERE.

Thursday, June 20

One of Many Apocalypses: A Black Trans Retelling of the World

Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III, artists and co-directors of The Black Trans Prayer Book, share stories, poems and truth about the current state of the world through a Black trans lens.

Friday, June 21

The Gaza War and the Hundred Years’ War on Palestine

Historian Rashid Khalidi will be interviewed by Haroon Mogul about the devastating war on Gaza in its historical context, the role and responsibility of the United States and the international community, and possible future scenarios.

Saturday, June 22

Fat Liberation at the Intersection: Anastasia Kidd and Tigress Osborn in Conversation

Rev. Dr. Anastasia Kidd and Tigress Osborn discuss the complexities of fat liberation and the social biases and weight stigma that pervade even progressive political spaces. Explore how religious institutions have propped up diet culture and public health myths, and how they can choose to be part of a future where embracing diversity has no size limit.

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Introducing the GA Team’s Newest Member

Rev. Dr. Kimi Floyd (they/she)

Rev. Dr. Kimi Floyd (they/she) begins serving on the UUA’s General Assembly and Events team this month. Previously, they served in a similar role in the United Church of Christ’s Open and Affirming Coalition, before working as the Program Ministry Director at UU Santa Fe in a contract position.

They graduated from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities with both their Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees. Kimi Floyd was ordained through The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, which is an interreligious, predominantly Black, queer organization, and they are pursuing UU Fellowship ministerial authorization. They are also a credentialed American Humanist Association associate chaplain and practitioner.

Kimi Floyd is a published author and poet and brings past experience as a curriculum author, including the 2024-2025 UUA Common Read team (Authentic Selves). Their focus on mental health for youth led to participation on the UUA’s Mental Health Network’s recent resource list.


Kimi Floyd is sakwo’mapiakikiwan, which means manly-hearted woman in the Niitsitapi (Blackfeet) tradition. They are co-parent to four amazing sons, two bonus daughters, and are a proud aunty to their nieces, nephews, and extended family. Kimi lives near extended and chosen family in Columbia, SC.

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Advertisement – From the Article II Study Commission

The Article II Study Commission (A2SC) would like to thank everyone for their consideration of the proposed revisions; we’re excited about the possibilities of new generations getting to develop new understandings of Unitarian Universalism, building on our living tradition. We’ve seen a flowering of creativity with sermons and religious education materials, including an outsider’s experience (with 133,000 likes so far!). There’s also a theological reflection on Article II and the collection Love at the Center. Whether you agree or disagree with the proposal, the theological reflections are of enduring value and we encourage you to review them as you are able.

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General Assembly is next week, and we’re celebrating by offering free standard shipping on orders of $20 or more shipped within the United States during General Assembly, from June 17 to June 23. You can browse all of our great books and merchandise on our website. And be sure to visit the inSpirit virtual booth to say hi, enter our raffle, and learn about new books, t-shirts, and other items we think you’ll love. Thank you for your continued support! Your purchase supports the bookstore, publishers Beacon Press and Skinner House Books, and the programs and services of the UUA.

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Advertisement – Evolving Spiritual Education for a Changing World

At Meadville Lombard, we have progressive theological education you won’t find anywhere else. From our DMin & MDiv degrees to Lifelong Learning (LIGHT), Beloved Conversations, and Spiritual Direction, there’s a program for you.


Join us June 18 for our virtual magical show, with special guest, Magical Katrina. This event is free and open to all. Find the details at

Meadville Lombard will be co-hosting a General Assembly watch party with The First Unitarian Church of Chicago. If you’re in the area, please join us on Thursday, June 20, and Friday, June 21, at the Meadville Lombard Theological School campus in downtown Chicago, and on Saturday, June 22, at the First Unitarian Church of Chicago in the Hyde Park neighborhood. If you’ll be attending virtually, we also have plenty of Zoom sessions you can plug into. Find the full details by visiting

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Starr King School for the Ministry’s distinctive educational approach is rooted in the Unitarian Universalist values of countering oppressions, cultivating multi-religious life and learning, and creating just and sustainable communities. Programs include Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Social Change, Concentrations in Chaplaincy and Unitarian Universalism, and Certificates in Unitarian Universalist Studies, Multi-Religious Studies, Chaplaincy Studies, and Psychedelic Justice & Companioning.

Stop by the Starr King virtual booth on the GA app to discuss your options, connect with Admissions staff, and enter for a chance to win prizes! Stay up-to-date on SKSM events at GA by visiting

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Advertisement – Celebrate Pagan & Earth-Centered Programs at GA

Bring your congregation, your justice teams, your problem solvers, and your dreamers together for a powerful weekend of togetherness with the UU Climate Justice Revival, Sept 28-29, 2024.

Through shared dialogs, inspirational worship, and collective actions, this joyful celebration is design

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