Friday, June 24, 2016 (All day)
Entire Building
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Religion is changing, and just preaching to the choir ain’t gonna cut it. Learn how to reach out to your community as an extension of your congregation’s mission, get the tools you need to move forward, and hear inspiring outreach stories from congregations like yours. Carey McDonald, UUA Outreach Director·
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Heard the buzz about the Accessibility & Inclusion Ministry (AIM) Program for congregations? Wondering how to bring this new ministry to your congregation? Learn how to form an AIM Team to widen the welcome to people with disabilities. Become an AIM Congregation – moving ever closer to the beloved community. Michelle Avery Ferguson, Rev. Barbara Meyers, Michael Sallwasser, Suzanne Fast. Sponsored by EqUUal Access.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
Our interpersonal exchanges are filled with micro- and macro-aggressions within the strong overlay of institutional racism. Our faith calls us to be attentive, culturally competent communicators. We can learn to change the narrative! It’s up to us. Let’s fix it. Aisha Hauser, MSW, Dr. Janice Marie Johnson, Rev. Leslie Takahashi, Rev. Kate Lore
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fellowship Hall
This is a transformative multigenerational worship. Come be inspired and illuminated at a celebration of treasured worship elements, rites of passage and brilliant contemporary musical performances.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 8:30am
Bethabara Park
Jim Norris will lead. By Starting early, we will avoid the heat of the day leading to a more enjoyable hike. We will meet at the upper Bethabara Park parking lot that is across the street from 4430 Old Town Drive Winston-Salem.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
4045 Robinhood Road
Community Clothing Closet
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Authors from the new book, Humanist Voices in Unitarian Universalism (Skinner House, Ed. Kendyl Gibbons and Bill Murry), share their hopes for humanism. Can our humanist ancestry reach today’s “unaffiliated” and “spiritual but not religious?” What is the future of humanism in a spiritually pluralistic Unitarian Universalism? Rev. Amanda Poppei, Rev. Dr. David Breeden, Rev. Dr. Kendyl Gibbons, Rev. Dr. Bill Murry
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
Join a panel of representatives from the Commission on Social Witness, Board of Trustees, and the UUA Congregational Advocacy and Witness staff to discuss and discern how we might be more effective in setting our social witness priorities. Jim Key, Dr. Susan Goekler, Susan Leslie, Denise Rimes
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Fellowship Hall
The UUA President, in consultation with the General Assembly Planning Committee, invites a distinguished guest each year to address the General Assembly as the Ware Lecturer. The 2016 Ware Lecturer is Krista Tippett.