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President’s Message – December 2019

First off, the Strong Finish Campaign was a success – thank you all for your support. The work on new playground is now in the hands of the Coordinating Team and Family Ministries. Read on.

I’ve recently had a surprising number of conversations with congregants about how things work at Chalice. Mostly these conversations result in […]

Rev. Sharon Wylie – Minister’s Message for November 2019

A story about how Chalice has changed in the past few years…

Back in July 2014, we worked on a Habitat for Humanity project here in Escondido. In order to participate, we had to pay $1500, and at that time, the money came from the Social Justice Team’s budget.

People loved working on the home, and many […]

President’s Message – November 2019

November’s here. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Harvest Festivals and the beginning of what has become known as the Holiday Season. Take a deep breath and enjoy the three-month long ride on what feels a bit like those bumper cars at amusement parks. You get knocked around a lot, but not seriously hurt, and then want to do […]

President’s Message – October 2019

October has arrived in Escondido with the promise of some cooler days. I’m hopeful.

We’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on construction and things are really starting to look great. By the time you read this, we will have finished our annual Oktoberfest celebration, for the first time reaching out beyond our Chalice community to […]

Rev. Sharon Wylie – Minister’s Message for October 2019

The following is an excerpt from Rev. Sharon Wylie’s sermon “Bend Don’t Break” offered on September 15, 2019

That feeling of being immobilized, of numbing ourselves to escape the feeling of overwhelm: that’s what has prompted this 10-sermon series, what I call our annual Spirit Study topic. I’m using the word “resiliency” as being closest to […]

President’s Message – September 2019

My September letter is coming to you from what the local t-shirts announce as “the fun side of the wall”. At slightly over a mile high, San Miguel De Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico has cool nights, hot days, cobblestone streets, great food, lots to see and do, and a thriving UU Fellowship. Somehow the people and […]

Chalice Hosts Free Demo Class for Uber/Lyft apps

Chalice will host a free demo class and personal assistance in signing up for Uber and Lyft apps. If you don’t have the apps or don’t know how to use the apps, join us. All you need is a smart phone and a desire to have instant transportation whenever you want.

Where: Chalice Unitarian Universalist campus

President’s Message – August 2019

I hope you are enjoying your summer – I sure am! The weather has been beautiful allowing the finishing work on our Chalice home to progress at speed. Hopefully we will be attending services by the time you read this.

Last month I started laying out the Board of Trustees’ new goals for this coming year. […]