Rev. Joan Javier-Duval and Rev. Mykal O’Neal Slack, Worship Leaders
Benjie Messer, Music Director
Join us for the largest annual gathering of UUs joining in worship. This powerful, communal worship experience will stream online Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. The service will also be available for on-demand viewing at 11 a.m. PDT. Members of the public are welcome to view the service.
Rev. Joan Javier-Duval will deliver the sermon at the 2020 General Assembly Sunday Morning Worship. She serves as Minister of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, VT. She is the daughter of immigrants from the Philippines, mother of a kindergartener, and spouse of a proud Vermonter. Beauty, gratitude, and love are at the heart of her faithful striving for collective liberation and a thriving planet. Rev. Mykal O’Neal Slack is the Community Minister for Worship & Spiritual Care for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism, an organization and growing spiritual community that provides support, resources, and care for Black UUs across the diaspora. He is also one of the co-founders of the Transforming Hearts Collective, an organizing ministry that helps to both co-create spaces of healing and spiritual resiliency for queer and trans/nonbinary folks and resource congregations in the work of radical welcome and culture shift. Benjie Messer is the Co-Chair/GA Music Coordinator for the 2020 General Assembly 160-member virtual GA Choir.
The worship service will include a collection for the Tomaquag Museum, an indigenous museum featuring an extensive collection and archive of Southern New England tribal communities.