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2023 GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The General Assembly (GA) is on June 21-25, 2023 in Pittsburgh, the local host. Official programming starts with the Opening Celebration at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. It ends Sunday, at 4:00 p.m. See https://www.uua.org/ga for info on worship services, programs, workshops, and other details of this always inspiring conference. See here for costs of registration: https://www.uua.org/ga/registration and also to register.
Note 1: Registrants under age 25 have reduced rates.
Note 2: Registration fees increase May 15.
Note 3: Financial assistance is also available from the UUA at www.uua.org/ga/registration/financialaid
First Church is likely to be allocated 13 delegates. Our Board of Trustees names our congregation’s delegates. Those who are named Delegates can vote at business meetings and make policy through the democratic process for our Association of Congregations. This year, highlight events will be election of the new UUA President and a vote for or against the proposed revision to our principles and purposes (article 2 of UUA bylaws.)
APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ATTEND THE 2023 GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee (FUSM) is making funds available for members to attend our 2023 Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) national conference, the “General Assembly” (GA). GA attendees can participate in worship and workshops, attend lectures, and visit the virtual exhibit hall.
PRIORITIES FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (in order of preference)
- Active members of our youth group
- BIPOC adult members
- Young adult (under age 40) members
- Adult members not included in the above categories.
In each category, preference will be awarded to first-time GA attendees and those who are willing to be First Church delegates.
Funds are available from our regular church budget. Assistance to awardees will be made through reimbursement when receipts are submitted to the church. You will be responsible for your own registration and/or your own digital connection to GA programming.
Financial Assistance to Attend 2023 General Assembly (June 21 - 25)
Apply for financial assistant for the 2023 General Assembly by April 1, 2023. Attend our 2023 Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) national conference, the “General Assembly” (GA). GA attendees can participate in worship and workshops, attend lectures, and visit the virtual exhibit hall. This year, GA will be “multi-platform” – both virtual and live.