Program

Please plan to join us on May 19 – 21, 2023  for the Universalist Convocation that will be held at the Unitarian Universalists of Mt. Airy congregation in Philadelphia, PA

Theme

To be published in March 2023.

Sample Convocation Program

Below is a sample Convocation program from the 2022 Universalist Convocation held at the All Souls UU Church in Bellville, OH.

Friday, July 29 (Updated May 11)

Time Event
3:00 – 5:00 pm Check-in (Additional check-in on Saturday morning)
3:00 – 6:00 Reception with the speakers
Social Time / Wine, Soda, Snacks
3:00 – 6:00 Dinner on your own

Saturday, July 30

Time Event
9:00 – 9:45 am Check-in Social Time Coffee/Tea, Muffins
10:00 – 10:30 Morning Meditation
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome comments; President Universalist Convocation, Northwest minister and others
10:30 – 11:30 Workshop 1: Jay Kiskel, Board member UU Studies Network, formerly UU History and Heritage Society. “History of the Young Peoples’ Christian Union (Y.P.C.U.)”
11:30 – 11:50 Break
11:50 – 1:00 Workshop 2: Rev. Dr. V. Elaine Strawn, Co-chair of the regional Commissioned Lay Ministry Council. “Breaking Open our Hearts.”
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch provided on site (included in registration)
2:00 – 3:10 Workshop 3: Rev. Schuyler Vogel, Senior Minister of the Fourth Universalist Society in New York City. “Not For Ourselves Alone: a Universalist Survival Guide.”
3:10 – 4:00 Universalist Convocation Business Meeting (all are invited)
4:00 – 4:30 David Damico, Editor Universalist Herald
4:30 – 4:45 Group Photo
5:00 – 6:00 Social Hour
Social Time / Wine, Soda, Snacks

Sunday, July 31

Time Event
10:30 – 11:30 Worship Service, Rev. Will Humphrey
11:30 – 1:00 Potluck lunch provided by members of All Souls
Bicentennial Celebration with ice cream social