Chalice Blog

News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

Memorial for Jim Schnelker on Dec. 12

As was announced to the congregation via email on November 17, founding member Jim Schnelker has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Tuesday, December 12 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

For those coming from out of town:
Escondido, California is about 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego. […]

Expectations at Chalice

Beloved community,

Those of you who have become Chalice members in the past few years have received a handout about membership expectations. Bu those of you who have been Chalice members for longer than that have likely never seen this information! I’m including it here as my monthly message because I think it’s important to […]

Memorial for Charles Pinney on Oct. 29th

As was announced to the congregation via email on September 8, Charles Pinney has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Sunday, October 29 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

For those coming from out of town:
Escondido, California is about 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego. You will […]

Auction Event Tickets Available

Auction Event – Saturday, September 30 5 to 8 pm
Almost Annual Oktoberfest

Tickets are still available for this traditional celebration.
Fun music: Beer Barrel Polka, maybe the “Chicken Dance”!
Please contact the office by 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 28 if you do not have a ticket, but want to attend. If you bought […]

Raising Unitarian Universalists

Beloved community,

The majority of children who are raised attending Unitarian Universalist congregations do NOT become adults who attend UU congregations. It is not that they leave Unitarian Universalism for other faith traditions, although some of them do. It is that they do not become people who attend church.

When we talk about growing our membership, […]

Goodbye from Rev. Elizabeth

I can hardly believe that my time here at Chalice is coming to a close. I am so grateful for the three years I’ve spent here; you have been an important part of my growth as a minister. I will cherish memories of this congregation as well as the skills (and songs!) I have learned […]