International Council of Unitarians and Universalists


ICUU in an effort to empower existing and emerging U/U communities offers programs in leadership development, faith formation, and pastoral care. These programs are intended to share the knowledge and best practices of faith community growth within the cultural context of the group seeking training or the program.

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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From time to time the ICUU organizes a Symposium. This is a gathering of thinkers, lay and ordained, who are willing to work at deepening our understanding of our shared faith and our global connections. At a Symposium formally requested major papers are delivered. There are less formal sessions and time for discussion and debate. […]

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Youth Events

The ICUU has a committment to connecting our youth and young adults whenever possible and to helping train the next generation of leaders. Funding international gatherings of youth and young adults is never easy. At present no events are planned. Below are some brief reports from previous events. The 2nd ICUU-ORGANISED Youth Conference The 2nd […]

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Leadership Conferences

One of the most successful programs of the ICUU has been our Leadership Conferences. The model is simple: a faculty of trained leaders from around the world deliver a several day series of workshops in an area where our liberal faith is developing. Every effort is made to work with local planners to present a […]

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Developing Religious Leaders

Training and mentoring for U-U ministers, pastors and religious leaders is central to the mission of the ICUU, and we have developed expertise in this work over many years.  Through intensive courses, topical conferences, symposia and meetings, we provide culturally contextual adaptive training and education, which links U-U groups and theological schools together toward the […]

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Connecting Across Cultures Personally

As Unitarians and Unitarian Universalists in many countries, we know that we have much in common, and connecting with each other person to person helps us discover and strengthen those commonalities. And, we know and appreciate more and more that we are different, from country to country and culture to culture, and connecting with each […]

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