Each October, at our annual Beloved Dead service, I speak the names of our members who have died in the previous year. I keep a log of these names, so can tell you definitively that in the 12 years I have been at Chalice, 50 … read more.
Author: Office Administrator
As an act of self-love, I bought myself a copy of “All About Love: New Visions,” by bell hooks last year for Valentine’s Day. Of course, I did not get around to reading it until approaching this year’s Valentine’s Day. But I strongly believe that … read more.
Our focus for January is body gratitude. #bodygratitude #gratitudepractice #chaliceuuescondido
What does it mean for us to have a congregational focus for the month? It doesn’t necessarily mean we’ll have a worship service on the topic, though that might happen sometimes. The idea for a “focus” … read more.
Happy New Year!
I smile as I look forward to all the happenings at Chalice. Here’s some updates from the Board as we start this new year:
You may recall that this year we are conducting a scheduled evaluation of our minister. The task force continues to … read more.
The following is Rev. Sharon Wylie’s homily for the “Chalice Soup and Founders Say” service on November 19, 2023. You can watch the full service on Chalice’s YouTube channel.
Earlier this year, in the spring, the surgeon general declared that there’s an epidemic of loneliness, a … read more.
The following are excerpts from Rev. Sharon Wylie’s sermon “Lessons from My Depression” offered on October 22, 2023. You can watch the full sermon on Chalice’s YouTube channel.
As many of you have heard me speak about many times, I worked as a hospital chaplain during … read more.
I know a disabled young person in my life who I take to a monthly young person dance party because disabled or not, no one wants to go to a dance with their Mom. This dance party is so fun, and one of the great … read more.
The following is an excerpt from Rev. Sharon Wylie’s sermon “Imagining Liberation” offered on September 10, 2023. You can watch the full sermon on Chalice’s YouTube channel.
I have three quick notes for us as we begin this year of learning about the characteristics of white … read more.
Your Chalice Board of Trustees will be working with you to complete important projects this year. In the spirit of transparency, I’ll be using this column to provide more information about our final goal, the creation of a new vision statement. See past letters for … read more.
This past July 30 was my “ask me anything” worship service, where I answer your questions in lieu of preaching a sermon. It’s always interesting, and I love seeing the questions that are on your mind. I’m usually able to provide some kind of answer … read more.