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October 2016

A chalice lighting used by Jorge Espinel at the ICUU Council Meeting and Conference, July 2016, in the Netherlands.  The words were adapted from a piece by Margaret Keip of the USA/UUA.  English: As surely as we belong to the universe, we belong together.  We gather here to move beyond our isolated selves as we […]

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September 2016

ICUU announces the 157th in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to usethe reading in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting comes from ICUU’s newest provisional member group – the Unitarian Universalist Church (Kenya).   Swahili: Hii mwangaza iwe […]

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August 2016

Lengthening summer light does not lift the shadows that have fallen on humanity the world over.   We re-light our chalice flame to re-ignite a spirit of radical optimism,   Knowing it takes us all living what matters, to dispel those who would divide us.   All manner of things will be well, if we […]

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July 2016

ICUU announces the 155st in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting is a special one from Vrijzinnigen Nederland, the Dutch ICUU Member […]

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June 2016

ICUU announces the 154st in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting is submitted in Kirundi, French, and English by the Assemblée des […]

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May 2016

ICUU announces the 153st in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that month. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the Unitarian Universalist Association (USA). ENGLISH: We […]

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Executive Director

Rev. Sara Ascher appointed as Interim Executive Director of the ICUU

On April 19, 2016 the Executive Committee of the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists (ICUU) has confirmed the appointment of the Rev. Sara Ascher as the new Interim ExecutiveDirector of the organization. She will start her new service in August, taking over the position from current Executive Director, Rev. Steve Dick, retiring at the […]

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