Author Archives: RevSharon

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

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 […]

Job Opening for Office Administrator

Reports To: Senior Minister

Status: Half-time Hourly (26 hours)

FLSA: Non-exempt

 

OVERVIEW

Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a mid-size congregation with approximately 200 congregants. The Office Administrator position has a few weekly and monthly responsibilities, and then lots of other little tasks that need to be done occasionally and as-needed.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Office Administrator is the primary person responsible for […]

Violence against APIA people

Beloved Chalites,

If you are not aware, a white man in Atlanta shot and killed eight people yesterday, including six Asian women. The shooter is in custody.

This violence comes as violence against Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) is on the rise. As President Biden noted in his address to the nation last week, “Asian Americans…have […]

Minister’s Message for February 2021

This past September, I added a component called “land acknowledgment” to our Sunday worship. The words I use have been evolving; these are the words I have used most recently:

We begin our service by acknowledging that wherever each of us is watching, if we are in what is now called the United States, then we […]