International Council of Unitarians and Universalists

Mark Morrison-Reed

Ménage à Trois: The UUA, GAUFCC and IARF and the Birth of the ICUU

READ HERE Now presenting Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed’s book exploring for the first time, the origins and history of the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists. In his dynamic and thoughtful writing, Morrison-Reed tells the story of how ICUU began, who the key players were and the central issues the newly formed organization tried to address. […]

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New Year’s Greetings from Host of 2016 Council Meeting & Conference

Dear Unitarian Universalists and liberal religious brothers and sisters worldwide, On behalf of our liberal religious association Vrijzinnigen Nederland I wish an inspiring and healthy 2016 for you, and for your association and churches a prosperous and fruitful year. For us this is a special year in which the International Conference of Unitarians and Universalists […]

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20th Anniversary

ICUU 20th Anniversary Video for Hungarian Unitarian Church

ICUU 20th Anniversary Video for Hungarian Unitarian Church from ICUU on Vimeo. This video was prepared by the Hungarian Unitarian Church in collaboration with the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists. It was viewed by every congregation of the Hungarian Unitarian Church in Romania and Hungary on Sunday 22 March, 2015 – the date ICUU […]

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Many Flames, One Faith: The Story of ICUU

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the International Council of Unitarians and Universalists (ICUU), this12 minute video reflects on its genesis, connects with its present activities and shares its vision for tomorrow. Follow our video channel on Vimeo:

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Unitarian Founders Around the World

UNITARIAN FOUNDERS AROUND THE WORLD A sermon for several voices by Rev. James Robinson,   Essex Chapel, London, England  November, 2008   Narrator: The Unitarian heritage is a long and distinguished tradition. In our service today, we will invite six Unitarian founders to come back from history and briefly speak to us.        […]

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Roots of Unitarian Universalism

The Roots of American Unitarian Universalism Tradition      Our liberal religious tradition has many roots.  There was no one founder or personality.  The values we espouse and try to live today come from several sources.  One author cites two major sources, or “founts of reverence for human dignity and ethical imperatives: ancient Athens and […]

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A Brief History

The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists was founded in March 1995 at Essex, Massachusetts, after years of discussion. Representatives of Unitarian, Universalist, and UU congregations from around the world came together to form this new organization. There are about 500,000 Unitarians and Universalists in the world today. Many belong to large church organizations while […]

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In Memoriam Rev. Polly Guild

Dear Friends around the globe, On November 7 we lost one of our strongest and most persistent advocates for international Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist connections. Rev. Polly Guild of Massachusetts died after a period of illness. While her death was expected, it was still a great loss to all who knew her andto Unitarians and […]

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David Usher

ICUU’s First President Looks Back

Remarks by Rev. David Usher in Montserrat, Nov. 2005 In late 1986, I was having coffee with a friend. He asked me about the international Unitarian scene, and after I had told him about the various national groups, he asked how they all got together. I had to concede there was no formal mechanism to […]

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