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

  • Exploring Who We Are (WorshipWeb)
    by Melanie Davis
    Tagged as: Humanism, Joy, Playfulness, Secular, Trust, Unitarian Universalism
  • Faith in Summer (WorshipWeb)
    by Ellen Hamilton
    Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Abundance, Community, Earth, Earth-Centered, Food, Freedom, Gratitude, Growth, Joy, Nature, Summer
  • Fellow Sojourners (WorshipWeb)
    by Dan Lambert
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), Christianity, Christmas Eve / Christmas
  • First Principle Chalice Lighting (WorshipWeb)
    by Florence Caplow
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Commitment, Courage, Integrity, Justice, Living Our Faith, Multiculturalism, Oppression, Unitarian Universalism
  • For Each and For All (WorshipWeb)
    by Erik Walker Wikstrom
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), Acceptance, Caring, Community, Generosity, Hospitality, Inclusion, Journey, Unity
  • For Every Time We Make a Mistake (WorshipWeb)
    by Maureen Killoran
    Tagged as: Acceptance, Beginnings, Community, Compassion, Forgiveness, Healing, Letting Go, Meaning, Relationships, Sorrow, Unitarian Universalism, Yom Kippur
  • For Holy Days on Which We Recall the Old Stories (WorshipWeb)
    by Dillman Baker Sorrells
    Tagged as: Challenge, Christianity, Community, Courage, Easter, Freedom, History, Judaism, Love, Passover (Pesach), Sacred, Searching, Strength, Tradition, Unitarian Universalism
  • For Our Collective Liberation (WorshipWeb)
    by Deanna Vandiver
    Tagged as: 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 6th Principle (World Community), Anti-Oppression, Commitment, Community, Faith, Freedom, Hope, Justice, Living Our Faith, Oppression, Vision
  • For the Freedom of Faith (WorshipWeb)
    by Heather K Janules
    Tagged as: Commitment, Community, Connections, Faith, Freedom, History, Love, Sacred, Tradition, Transcendence, Unitarian Universalism, Unitarianism, Universalism
  • For the Web of Life (WorshipWeb)
    by Paul Sprecher
    Tagged as: 7th Principle (Interconnected Web), Connections, Earth, Earth-Centered, Generations, Interdependence, Mystery, Nature, Paganism, Power, Relationships, Reverence, Sacred