The flame and chalice has many meanings. The cup represents religious community, while the flame represents ideas including the sacrificial flame, the flame of the spirit, and more. The flaming chalice image has changed several times over the past 65 years since it was designed by Hans Deutch during WWII.
If you are a member of this community and/or would like to receive more information about Unitarian Universalism, please e-mail our Sr. Associate Chaplain Ian Oliver.