Prague Unitarians (The International Unitarian Church of Prague)
invite you to a special conference on Eco Spirituality
on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 10am
in our Unitarian Meeting Rooms,
Čapek Hall, Anenská 5, Prague 1 (in the Old Town of Prague).

Ecology and Spirituality – A Vision for Unitarianism and Unitarian Universalism in the 21st Century!

The conference will be chaired by Rev. Mark Shiels, minister of the International Unitarian Church of Prague, and will be held in English, with simultaneous translation into Czech.

Main speakers:

Rev. Dr. Nicole Kirk

Reverential Ecology – The Birth of Green Consciousness Within the Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist Tradition

Nicole is currently professor of Unitarian and Universalist History at Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago. She has been a Unitarian Universalist minister for over 20 years, previously serving congregations in Ohio and New Jersey. Nicole is the author of ‘Wanamakers Temple: Religion and Business in An American Department Store’ (forthcoming from NYU Press in Oct 2018). Her current interests and research focuses on the development of African American Humanism and the intersections between technology, religion and business.

Dr Jiří Motl

Living In Harmony With Nature – A Path to Mental Health and Wellbeing!

Jiří lectures in the Psychology of Religion and teaches at Charles University in Prague and at the Technical University of Liberec.  He is a liberal Catholic and is also a Gestalt Psychotherapist in private practice.  Jiří its also a member of staff at the Czech Unitarian Training Academy for Ministers and Lay Students and has been practising Buddhist Meditation for over 10 years.

Rev. Lara Fuchs-Holm

Spiritual Ecology – Our Faith Alive in the World

Lara is a Unitarian Universalist minister with dual Canadian/Swiss nationality, currently living near Basel, Switzerland.  Lara recently served for 5 years as Secretary of the ICUU and was responsible for founding the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Basel in 2010.  Prior to ministry Lara had a career in nursing.  Lara is currently creating a consulting ministry to support and develop existing and emerging Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist communities in Europe.


Registration opens on Tuesday May 1st and closes on Saturday August 18th 2018.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For those attending this one day conference from outside the Czech Republic, the cost of attending will be 35 Euros or 30 Pounds Sterling. Full banking details will be given on registration.

For registration please email

We hope to see many of our sister and brother Unitarians and Unitarian Universalists in Prague!