Chalice Blog

News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

Job opening: Childcare Provider


Under supervision, Childcare Providers ensure the care, cleanliness, security and safety of the nursery for the children at Chalice Unitarian Universalist Congregation.


Maintain a friendly, professional disposition.
Keep nursery clean and tidy.
Interact with parents

Greet parents and welcome their children with a smile.
Be sure parents sign in their children and that their contact information is included.
Remind […]

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 […]

Donate to our Strong Finish Campaign

The following message from Chalice’s Board of Trustees was emailed to the congregation on August 19:

After many years of planning and fund raising, Chalice’s Phase One construction project is nearing completion! The Idell & Nelson Discovery Hub (formerly called The Multipurpose Building) will allow Chalice to grow and serve the community for decades to come with wonderful […]

Sermon Writing Class

Taught by Rev. Sharon Wylie
Sunday, September 8 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Sunday, September 15 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Sunday, September 29 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Sunday, October 6 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm

Unitarian Universalism has a great tradition of lay preaching, and we’ve been blessed to hear several wonderful sermons this past year from some […]

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. […]

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

As I write this, I’m just a few days back from the silent retreat I lead each summer. Unlike previous years when I’ve been on retreat, this time I took a full break from reading news and engaging with social media. Disconnecting like that enhanced the benefits of being on retreat, which is always—no matter […]

President’s Message: Final Thoughts and Many Hopes – June 2019

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do” – Rob Siltanen


It’s been a blast being the Chalice Congregation President this year! My overriding personal goal has been to see the successful completion of Phase One construction. We are almost there, and I’m filled with gratitude to […]