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

  • Chalice Lighting for Recognition of Ministry (WorshipWeb)
    by Nick Wilbourn
    Tagged as: Ending, Gratitude, Leadership, Ministerial Transition, Ministry, Transformation, Unitarian Universalism
  • Chalice Lighting for the New Year (WorshipWeb)
    by Lisa Doege
    Tagged as: Beginnings, Faith, Gratitude, Homecoming / Ingathering, Hope, New Year, Unitarian Universalism
  • Chalice Lighting for the Work of the Congregation (WorshipWeb)
    by Erik Walker Wikstrom
    Tagged as: Business Meetings, Commitment, Covenant, Discernment, Leadership, Mindfulness, Power, Privilege, Purpose, Responsibility, Service, Seven Principles, Unitarian Universalism
  • Chalice Lighting for Those Coming of Age (WorshipWeb)
    by Kendyl R Gibbons
    Tagged as: Bridging Ceremony, Children, Children's Sabbath, Coming of Age, Coming-of-Age, Family, Growth, Quinceañera, Tradition, Unitarian Universalism
  • Chalice Lighting for Water Communion (WorshipWeb)
    by Laura Horton-Ludwig
    Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Awe, Earth, Earth-Centered, Immanence, Interdependence, Nature, Paganism, Peace, Playfulness, Reverence, Sacred, Transcendence
  • Chalice Lighting for Winter Solstice (WorshipWeb)
    by Sharon Wylie
    Tagged as: Balance, Earth, Earth-Centered, Nature, Winter Solstice / Yule
  • Chalice Lighting for Yom Kippur (WorshipWeb)
    by Vanessa Southern
    Tagged as: Courage, Forgiveness, Healing, Hope, Judaism, Living Our Faith, Love, Relationships, Searching, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, Vulnerability, Yom Kippur
  • Chalice Lighting in Times of Conflict (WorshipWeb)
    by Amy Russell
    Tagged as: 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), Acceptance, Community, Hope, Pain, Unitarian Universalism, Vulnerability
  • Chalice Lighting invoking Thoreau (WorshipWeb)
    by Ben Soule
    Tagged as: Awe, Humanism, Science, Secular, Unitarian Universalism, Unitarianism, Wonder
  • Chalice Lighting on Inherent Worth and Dignity (WorshipWeb)
    by Steve Stock
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Community, Dignity, Equity, Justice, Love, Mystery, Purpose, Solidarity, Unitarian Universalism, Worth