International Council of Unitarians and Universalists

November 2016

English Translation: The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao; The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnamable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things. Free from desire, you realize the mystery. Caught in desire, you see only the manifestations. Yet mystery […]

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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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ICUU Council Meeting – JUL 2016

ICUU Council Meeting 18-19 July 2016 ICUU CM 16 01 – Agenda & Procedures   Voting Delegates present ANZUUA Pauline Rooney Burundi Paul Niyonizigiye Canada John Michell Rev. Diane Rollert Czech Republic Jan Srajer  Denmark Vagn Plenge EUU Peter Jarrett Germany Heidi vom Hagen HUC (Romania) Emod Farkas, Rev. Istvan Kovacs Hungarian District of HUC […]

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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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