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Openings and Invocations

Unitarian Universalists use different terms for the words that begin a worship service, including call to worship, invocation, and opening words. These words invite the congregation from their separate lives and to the common place and time of the worship hour.

(In Unitarian Universalist worship if there are Opening Words there is generally not an Invocation, and vice versa.)

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Chalice Lighting

  • In the Bleak and Cold Winter (WorshipWeb)
    by Cynthia Landrum
    Tagged as: Commitment, Community, Earth-Centered, Faith, Friendship, Hope, Imbolc / Brighid's Day / Candlemas, Journey, Kindness, Love, New Year, Relationships, Twelfth Night / Epiphany, Winter, Winter Solstice / Yule
  • In the Mystery of Life About Us There is Light (WorshipWeb)
    by George Kimmich Beach
    Tagged as: Community, Connections, Friendship, Good, Growth, Hope, Journey, Joy, Love, Mystery, Unitarian Universalism
  • In This Sacred Space (WorshipWeb)
    by Cheryl Block
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), Belief, Community, Compassion, Contemplation, Faith, Unitarian Universalism
  • In This Small Flame Dwell (WorshipWeb)
    by Jean L Wahlstrom
    Tagged as: Acceptance, Community, Family, Friendship, Generations, Home, Journey, Love, Power, Transformation, Winter Solstice / Yule
  • In This Time of Loss (WorshipWeb)
    by David Breeden
    Tagged as: Commitment, Community, Death, Generosity, Grief, Identity, Joy, Sacrifice, Searching, Sorrow
  • In This Time of Uncertainty (WorshipWeb)
    by Amy Williams Clark
    Tagged as: #COVID19, Community
  • In Times of Cold We Seek the Warming Fire (WorshipWeb)
    by Brian Kiely
    Tagged as: Brokenness, Challenge, Hope, Purpose, Tradition, Unitarian Universalism, Unitarianism
  • Justice, Meaning, and Purpose (WorshipWeb)
    by David Breeden
    Tagged as: 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Connections, Diversity, Hospitality, International, Living Our Faith, Meaning, Multiculturalism, Purpose, Tradition, Unitarian Universalism
  • Legacy Chalice Lighting (WorshipWeb)
    by Paul Sprecher
    Tagged as: Challenge, Commitment, Courage, Freedom, Generations, History, Journey, Love, Truth, Wisdom
  • Let the Chalice Connect Us (WorshipWeb)
    by Catherine Callahan
    Tagged as: Community, Connections, Unitarian Universalism