Author Archives: RevSharon

January Reading for Chalice Elders

At our monthly Elders Lunch (held on zoom the second Friday each month from 12 noon to 1 p.m.), Rev. Sharon shares a reading from the book In Later Years: Finding Meaning and Spirit in Aging by Bruce T. Marshall, a Unitarian Universalist minister. The following are excerpts shared at our January Elders Lunch. The […]

Chalice’s 2023 Gratitude Tree

We welcomed 2023 by sharing some of our gratitudes on a communal (online) gratitude tree. You can view the original tree here. We’ve compiled the gratitudes below (gathered on January 11).

Grateful for Sharon’s ability to make each Sunday service meaningful, and for all the exquisite and talented friends we have come to know and […]

Job Opening: Director of Family Ministries


Open Position Posted: November 16, 2022

Reports To: Minister

Status: Half-time Hourly (20 hours)

Start Date: negotiable

Application Deadline: December 16, 2022



The Director of Family Ministries provides dynamic, relevant, and innovative leadership to grow Chalice UUC Sunday morning religious education (RE) programs for children and youth and to develop new ministries to meet the faith […]

Memorial Celebration for Margaret Spear on June 11

As was announced to the congregation via email on January 4, member Margaret Spear has passed away.

A Memorial Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m. in the Chalice chapel. Masks are required.

The service will be streamed using the same Zoom information as our Sunday morning worship […]

Memorial Celebration for Marty Schwartz on May 28

As was announced to the congregation via email on April 19, member Marty Schwartz has passed away.

Marty was involved in Chalice over the years in many ways, including volunteering with our children’s religious education program, feeding and caring for homeless people, being a Sunday greeter, and as the long time leader of the Chalice Men’s […]

Job Opening for Sound Engineer


Reports To: Minister

Status: Part-time Hourly

FLSA: Non-exempt

Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation is seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, punctual, and detail-oriented sound engineer to manage audio during worship services and special events. The sound engineer will set-up, trouble shoot, and operate sound equipment in worship to ensure optimal sound quality in the house, on our live broadcast, and […]

Most Recent Covid Information

Beloved congregants,

I was fortunate to attend a COVID briefing from the County of San Diego for religious leaders yesterday (these briefings have happened periodically throughout the pandemic). We are in a very serious time of the pandemic:

San Diego County is experiencing the highest number of COVID cases we’ve had during the entire pandemic
Many people are […]

Please sign the Chalice Health Covenant

As we prepare for more in person gatherings, Coordinating Team is asking all Chalice congregants to fill out our online Chalice Health Covenant.Filling out this form is voluntary and not required to attend and participate in events at Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Please be aware, however, that some […]

First Step to Reopening

The Coordinating Team has been researching how other congregations are handling the gradual reopening of their campuses in light of new CDC guidelines. Based on our discussions, we are adapting (not adopting full-fledged) the model First UU Church of San Diego is using.


Regarding vaccination:

We strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated if they are able to […]