Chalice Blog

News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

Special Event: Church Camp

All Church Camp is an amazing weekend away from the regular full of for with each other and nature. This is your camp. Go for a swim, join or lead a hike, play games, make new friends, create arts and crafts, sing along, catch up with family and friends, enjoy some solitude, perform in the […]

President’s Message: Days of Miracle and Wonder – May 2019

President’s Message for May 2019 – Marshall Fogel

These are the days of sport miracles. The Padres are winning (as I write this), Tiger Woods won an incredible Masters Tournament, and I scored my second hole-in-one at The Vineyard (the third hole, witnessed by my son-in-law Luc) on April 13.

For those of you who are non-golfers, […]

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


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.



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 […]