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

August 2015

Global Chalice Lighting for August, 2015 The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists announces the 144th 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 […]

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July 2015

ENGLISH: Every time we light a candle, we remember the past. Whoever forgets the past must live through it again. But those who remember the past find in it directions for the present and the future, and can revive tradition in all its richness. It is the duty of each generation to study history, so […]

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June 2015

ICUU announces the 142nd 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 Indian Union of Unitarian Churches.   […]

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May 2015

ICUU announces the 141st 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”. This Global Chalice Lighting was originally submitted by the Australia and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist Association.   ENGLISH: […]

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April 2015

ICUU announces the 140th 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: […]

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March 2015

ICUU announces the 139th 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) and is […]

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February 2015

ICUU announces the 138th 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 submitted by the Religious Society of Czech Unitarians and is […]

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January 2015

ICUU announces the 137th 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 submitted by the Conseil des unitariens et universalistes français and […]

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2014 Archive

Global Chalice Lighting for  January  2014 The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists announces the 125th in its monthly global chalice lighting readings. Congregations worldwide are invitedto participate and to use the reading for at l east one worship service in the designated month, identifying it as the “ ICUU Global Chalice Lighting” for that […]

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2013 Archive

Global Chalice Lighting for January 2013 The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists announces the 113th 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 […]

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