International Council of Unitarians and Universalists

Global Chalice Lightings

Chalice Lightings are thoughtful and thought-provoking words offered by different member or emerging groups each month. These words are translated into multiple languages and then shared with our global faith communities

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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April 2016

ICUU announces the 152st 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 Unitarisch-Universalistisches Forum Austria.   ENGLISH:  We […]

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March 2016

ICUU announces the 151st 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 General Assembly of Unitarian and Free […]

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February 2016

ICUU announces the 150th 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 Australia and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist […]

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January 2016

ICUU announces the 149th 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 General Assembly of Unitarian and Free […]

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December 2015

ENGLISH: You are welcome here visitor, friend or long time member. You are welcome here. With your family or partner Or lover or alone We joyfully welcome you here. You are welcome here as believer Or doubter, as joiner or loner. You are welcome here feeling a part of us or not, Full of energy […]

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Global Chalice Lightings

All ICUU-affiliated groups have been invited to submit brief chalice lightings. Every month, a chalice-lighting reading will be distributed to Unitarian and Universalist congregations around the world. We ask each congregation to use the reading for at least one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “Global Chalice Lighting” for that month […]

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November 2015

ICUU announces the 147th 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 General Assembly of Unitarian and Free […]

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October 2015

ICUU announces the 146th in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations are invited to use the reading for at least one worship service. Originally submitted by the Danish Unitarian Church. DANISH: Lad denne lille flamme symbolisere den guddommelige livsgnist, som findes i alle levende væsener. Må dets flamme lede os til større viden og […]

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September 2015

The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists announces the 145th in its monthly series of global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invited to participate. All ICUU-affiliated groups have been asked to submit brief chalice lightings for the project. Every month, a reading will be distributed to Unitarian and Universalist congregations around the world. We […]

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