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 […]
Our Christmas Eve service will begin at 5 pm online and in person at Chalice.
You must reserve a seat in order to attend in person.
We also ask you to fill out our online Chalice Health Covenant.
In person attendees must be fully vaccinated.
Masks required, outdoors and indoors.
Childcare is not available for this service.
We encourage […]
This month’s column is an update on some actions of the board of trustees. The board a few months ago created two task forces. One task force was charged with the task of educating themselves and the congregation about the 8th principle with the end goal of adopting it next year. The […]
The following is an excerpt from Rev. Sharon Wylie’s sermon “Our UU 8th Principle” offered on November 7, 2021:
When we travel somewhere different, not everything makes sense there because the norms and traditions of another culture are foreign to us. And we, the travelers, are slightly uncomfortable, right? Outside our comfort zone, unsure, uncertain. That’s […]
On September 26, Gregory C Carrow-Boyd was our guest speaker at our Sunday service. He used the quote “Justice is what love looks like in public.” Here are a few words I wrote shortly after that sermon.
“Justice is what love looks like in public”. I love the quote. Because yes, justice is what love looks […]
One of the things I will always remember about the pandemic is what it is like when what we want to know is still unfolding. Over and over again we’ve said, “we’ll know more soon” and “we’ll know more in a month.”
Last month I wrote that there was talk of booster shots. One month later, […]
In early June, I emailed the congregation (members, friends, and others who attend regularly) to ask about your vaccination status, Of the 230 people I emailed, I got 143 responses, some of whom answered for themselves and people not on my email list (so the numbers don’t add up exactly, as you’ll see).
Imbolc is the Neo-Pagan celebration of the earliest signs of spring, an observance that lives on in our modern Groundhog Day. At this morning’s service, we honor the goddess Brigid and celebrate her gifts of beauty and creativity.