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Chalice Lightings: Words for Worship

Girls lighting a chalice at the General Assembly Opening Ceremony.

Monthly Global Chalice Reading

The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists distributes a new Global Chalice Reading each month. Congregations are invited to use it during worship services, and to introduce it as a Global Chalice Lighting.

About the Chalice

A flame within a chalice (a cup with a stem and foot), represents the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and is a symbol of the Unitarian Universalist faith. Read more about the history and symbolism of the flaming chalice.

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Chalice Lighting

  • As We Travel in Unknown Lands (WorshipWeb)
    by Barnaby Feder
    Tagged as: Challenge, Community, Direct Experience, Journey, Mystery, Patience, Searching, Transcendence, Unitarianism
  • Blessed is the Fire That Burns Deep in the Soul (WorshipWeb)
    by Eric A Heller-Wagner
    Tagged as: Community, Compassion, Faith, Justice, Love, Mystery, Reason, Reverence, Sacred, Worth
  • Bold and Courageous Together (WorshipWeb)
    by Erika A. Hewitt
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), 6th Principle (World Community), Courage, Covenant, Identity, Love, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Responsibility, Strength, Trust
  • Chalice Lighting (WorshipWeb)
    by Oberlin UU Fellowship, Oberlin, OH
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Community, Connections, Diversity, Faith, Hope, Hospitality, Love, Peace, Purpose, Self-Respect
  • Chalice Lighting for a Celebration of Ministry (WorshipWeb)
    by Peter Scott Lee
    Tagged as: Community, Faith, Gratitude, Installations, Love, Ministerial Transition, Ministry, Ordinations, Remembrance, Sacrifice, Service, Truth, Unitarian Universalism
  • Chalice Lighting for a Memorial Service (WorshipWeb)
    by S. William Feiss
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), All Souls Day, Animal Memorial, Death, Dia de los Muertos, Forgiveness, Healing, Love, Meaning, Memorial Services, Purpose, Sacred, Samhain, Sorrow, Strength, Truth
  • Chalice Lighting for a Service on the Separation of Church and State (WorshipWeb)
    by Tracy Bleakney
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), 5th Principle (Conscience & Democracy), 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Activism, America, Anti-Oppression, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, July 4th, Justice Sunday, Memorial Day, Oppression, Power, Responsibility, Rights, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, WorshipWeb
  • Chalice Lighting for an Ordination (WorshipWeb)
    by Christian Schmidt
    Tagged as: Calling, Direct Experience, Leadership, Ordinations, Relationships
  • Chalice Lighting for Challenging Times (WorshipWeb)
    by Lisa Doege
    Tagged as: Anger, Anti-Oppression, Beliefs & Principles, Brokenness, Courage, Disaster or Crisis, Healing, Oppression, Solidarity, Sorrow, Tradition, Truth
  • Chalice Lighting for Children's Sunday (WorshipWeb)
    by Christian Schmidt, Alexis Capen
    Tagged as: Child Dedication, Children, Children's / Religious Education Sunday, Community, Direct Experience, Faith, Family, Generations, Inclusion, Interdependence, Reverence, WorshipWeb, Worth, Youth Sunday, Youth/Teens