GA Update for Friday, April 23 - Archived

Unitarian Universalist Association Virtual General Assembly in June 2021
VISIT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXHIBIT HALL
The 2021 Virtual Exhibit Hall is now live on the Whova app and available to GA registrants. Our exhibitors have been adding video and handouts to their virtual spaces and are ready for you to say hello.
During GA, exhibitors will be sharing live demos, holding networking events, and offering raffles and giveaways!
There are nearly 50 GA exhibitors, including:
  • Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans
  • inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop
  • Meadville Lombard Theological School
  • Phillips Theological Seminary
  • Starr King School for the Ministry
  • UU Ministry for Earth
  • UU Service Committee (UUSC)
For those not yet registered for GA, view profiles of our exhibitors.
ONLINE SUMMER COURSES AT STARR KING SCHOOL FOR THE MINISTRY
Starr King School for the Ministry is pleased to announce we’re offering ten new courses this summer! Learn what it’s like to be a Starr King student in our Seminary 101 course, explore advanced topics in gender & religion, study issues in ministry & aging, and more! While exploring Starr King, you can take any of these classes as a Special Student before you are fully enrolled in one of our degree programs. Learn more about registering as a Special Student here. Check out all of our course offerings at www.sksm.edu/courses.
GA PRIDE DRAG SHOW RETURNS!
GA PRIDE DRAG SHOW
Thanks to sponsorship support from UUA Ministries and Faith Development – LGBTQ and Multicultural Programs Team, the Virtual GA Pride Drag Show returns! Register for GA and plan to join Rev. Presha Mann (Rev. Marcus Fogliano), our most fabulous host, for an evening of joy and fun!
Attention Queens and Kings: upload a 3-to-5-minute video of your drag performance by Thursday, May 27. Selected videos will premiere Friday evening, June 25 at 5:30 PDT / 6:30 MDT / 7:30 CDT / 8:30 EDT. $50 compensation will be offered per original submission, plus tips via Venmo and CashApp.
DELEGATE CREDENTIALS
a stamp with the word certified
The Credential Manager is now open and your congregation can begin distributing member delegate credentials for General Assembly. Credentials allow member delegates registered for GA to vote on business matters. Congregations are responsible for assigning credentials to member delegates only. Eligible ministers and religious educators can retrieve their delegate credentials via ga-delegate.uua.org.
BANNER PARADE
A collection of colorful banners of UU Congregations
The banner parade is a GA institution, and this year we are excited to bring this tradition into a virtual format. We invite you to submit a high-resolution photo of your congregation’s banner in portrait-style (vertical). Banners will be shown as a slideshow video, accompanied with music and some introductions from our regional leaders. Submitted photos will also be uploaded to the GA app. We can’t wait to see your banners online and celebrate our congregations far and wide!
Submit your banner photo by Friday, April 30.
FLASH POLL
Which best describes your diet?
Vegan
Vegetarian
Macrobiotic / Raw
Flexitarian
Pescatarian
Pollotarian
Paleotarian
Carnivore
Omnivore
Something Else
PREVIOUS POLL RESULTS
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Reaction to this year’s Ware Lecture?
▇ Extremely excited! 86%
▇ Now, I’ll register! 10%
▇ Meh. 2%
▇ Who are Abrams and Meade? 2%
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