Chalice Blog

News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

We’re launching our Inquirers Series!

Faith Forward: Inquirers Series
Sundays at 2:45 p.m.
In the library (off the courtyard at Temple Adat Shalom)

Visitors, newcomers, and new members are invited to participate in an eight-session program that offers an introduction to Chalice UU Congregation and Unitarian Universalism in general. The group will meet after our Sunday service starting at 2:45pm in the […]

Memorial for Jerre Doughty on Dec. 8

As was announced to the congregation via email on December 5, member Jerre Doughty (Stafford) has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Saturday, December 8 at 4 p.m.

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

Seeking an Interim Choir Director

Position Title: Interim Choir Director

Reports To: Minister

Status: Part-time Hourly (15-20 hours a month)

Start Date: December 23, 2018 (negotiable)

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking an Interim Choir Director for a six-month position (January through June 2019) while our Music Director is on a leave of absence.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provides rehearsals once a week for 1-1/2 hours plus a 30-minute rehearsal before […]

Rev. Sharon Wylie “Waiting is hard” November 2018 Newsletter

Writing this column at the end of October 2018, we at Chalice are waiting. We are waiting to get our building permit, expected any day now, from the City of Escondido, which will allow us—at long last—to begin construction of a new, seven-room multipurpose building on our campus. This is Phase 1 of a three-phase […]

Congregation President’s Message for November 2018 Newsletter

Congregation President’s Message
For November 2018 Chalice Newsletter

Why I Support the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
“The Hebrew word for charity tzedakah simply means justice, and as this suggests giving to the poor is no optional extra but an essential part of living a just life.” Peter Singer
The UUSC began as the […]

Congregation President’s Message for Sept. 2018 Newsletter

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE FOR SEPTEMBER, 2018
THE CHALICE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Julie and I purchased beautiful new Chrysler Minivan, expressly to support our full-time job as transporters of grandchildren. It’s a remarkable piece of engineering and much more advanced than the Prius it replaced. The Instruction Manual is only available online and is over […]

Memorial for Sorab Ghandhi on Sept. 16

As was announced to the congregation via email on July 7, member Sorab Ghandhi has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Sunday, September 16 at 2 p.m.

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

When To Call the Minister

We have a new music group forming at Chalice: “Notes of Comfort,” a compassionate music program. The idea is that congregants who are ill or otherwise struggling might receive a visit from this group, to be cheered and comforted by song and music. (You will hear more about this group in future newsletters, as they […]

Seeking art for our memorial wall!

Request for Proposals for Memorial Art Installation:

Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation is seeking proposals for design, production, and installation of a rectangular-shaped, weather-resistant artwork to be installed on the exterior of our chapel building (south wall, facing the patio).

Following the installation of the artwork, rectangular-shaped memorial plaques will be installed around the artwork.

Our budget for artwork […]