The Pacific Central District’s District Assembly will be Friday evening, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church in Walnut Creek, CA.
The highlight of the gathering will be the UUA presidential candidates’ forum on Saturday afternoon.
The gathering will also include worship, workshops for congregational leaders, and the PCD annual business meeting.
All print materials will be available for download before District Assembly. As individual items are received, they will be posted in Meeting Materials. Once all materials are submitted, the full packet will also be available as a single PDF.
Friday, May 5, 2017
11:00am – 5:00pm Staff Development Day (Religious professionals only. Separate registration required.)
5:00pm DA Registration, Gathering, Dinner (on own)
7:00pm Film (13th – An in-depth documentary look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality) and Discussion
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am Opening Worship
1:00pm Candidates’ Forum
2:45pm Business Meeting
4:30pm Closing Worship
Adult Registration – $65
Youth Registration – $25
Child Registration – $25 (per family)
There is no separate programming for youth or children. On-site childcare is available for children. Advance registration required.
Advance registration is open through April 25. On-site registration is not available for Children or Youth. Minors must be registered by April 22. After April 25, Adult registration is available on site for $75.
DA will offer three workshops featuring Evan Junker, Executive Director of Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministries of California; Rev. Leslie Takahashi and Jim Lewis; and Rev. Sarah Millspaugh and Lori Emison Clair. Each of the three responds to the critical time in which Unitarian Universalism finds itself, and features strategies for responding with love, hope and justice. Learn more about the workshops.
Participants in the PCD District Assembly are encouraged to find suitable lodging on their own. Find a Google Map of hotels and motels in the area.