Advancing justice for women and girls and promoting their spiritual growth

General Assembly

General Assembly 2018 will be in Kansas City, Missouri, June 20-24.

Events UUWF, UUW&R and International Women’s Convo are sponsoring at GA:

UUWF Annual breakfast and Ministry to Women Award
Thursday 6/21/2018 – 7:15 – 8:30 AM
Crowne Plaza — Salon B
No charge
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The 2018 Ministry to Women Award is being given this year to Rev. Dr. Deborah Pope-Lance and Rev. Gail Seavey in recognition of their prophetic persistence over the years that has kept the issue of clergy sexual misconduct within Unitarian Universalism within our public consciousness. They both have named and educated on the existence of  sexual harassment and abuse in our faith communities, and helped develop safe congregation practices.

 

UUW&R breakfast
Friday 6/22/2018 – 7:15 – 8:45 AM
Marriott — Truman A
$35 (sliding scale)
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UUWF/New Prophetic Sisterhood Sermon Award Winner*
Friday 6/22/2018 – 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Room 3501 EF

The winner of the annual UU Women’s Federation Sermon Award, Clare Fortune-Lad, Director of Religious Education at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Haverhill, Massachusetts, will deliver her sermon, “#MeToo, Now What?” with the intent of sparking an interactive dialogue between participants to explore the ways that “all are called” to build this movement for gender equity through a spiritually-sustaining lens.
Rev. Marti Keller, UUWF Minister
Rev. Beth Dana, NPSUU chair, past UUWF Board member
Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario, UUWF V-P Recruitment
Clare Fortune-Lad

IWC Annual Breakfast
Saturday, June 23, 7 – 8:30 AM
Crowne Plaza Hotel Salon B, Kansas City, Missouri
Keynote speaker: Dr. Rica Lamar, India
$35
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#Me Too: Called to Challenge Systemic Patriarchy*
Saturday 6/23/2018 – 1:30 – 4:00 PM
Room 2503

U*U women worldwide lead their civic and faith communities to confront physical, sexual, economic bullying and abuse in systems of patriarchal authority. With distinguished panelists and small group conversation, we will define the problem and search for answers. As U*Us we will listen, engage and act.
Rev. Marti Keller, UUWF Minister
Rev. Addae Kraba, Past UUW&R Convener, IWC board president-elect
Dr. Rica Lamar
Melissa Stiehler

UUWF Report to the General Assembly*
Friday 6/22 in General Session 3 at 10:20 AM

Exhibit Hall Booth 322-326: Information, UU womxns bookstore, and The Red Tent!* (open to the public on Sunday)

Red Tent Mini-Workshops and Appearances

Author/Musician Nancy Vedder-Shults will be at the booth with her latest book, The World Is Your Oracle. She’ll present some mini-workshops in The Red Tent.

UU Women and Religion Bookstore

The Store will feature a new anthology of womyn’s wisdom by Matrika Press, Chalices by KimberleeClay, a new book by Rev. Dorothy Emerson, an updated version of the Peacemaker study series by Melinda Morris Perrin, fresh reprints from the archives, and lots more!

* indicates that you must be registered for GA to attend.

General Assembly 2017

General Assembly 2017
UUWF General Assembly Report UUWF Board President Justice Waidner Smith delivers our annual report to the thousands of UUs gathered for General Assembly in New Orleans Louisiana. WATCH THE VIDEO. General Assembly Programs courtesy of Gloria Marvin Reception: “UUWF/UUWR Breakfast Celebrates 40 Years of Women and Religion” The UU Women’s Federation and UU Women and...

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General Assembly 2016

General Assembly 2016
General Assembly 2016 UUWF had a booth in the General Assembly Exhibit Hall - #104, right next door to UUW&R and The Red Tent, and across the aisle from the UU Humanist Association. We had fun talking with you there! UUWF Presents 2016 Ministry to Women Award June 27, 2016 --At the Unitarian Universalist General...

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General Assembly 2015

General Assembly 2015
UUWF Booth GA 2015 The UU Women's Federation had a strong presence at 2015's General Assembly on June 24-28 in Portland, Oregon. You found us in Exhibit Hall Booth #220, or joined us at one of the following programs: Thursday 1:15 - 4:15 pm | B110-112 #226 Mini-Assembly on Proposed Statement of Conscience: Reproductive Justice...

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Leaping From Our Spheres

Rev. Marti KellerDon’t miss the “little gems full of both passion and facts” in the Blog of UUWF’s Affiliated Minister, Rev. Marti Keller.

UUWF’s Affiliated Ministry