Chalice Blog

News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

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 […]

Job Opening: Director of Family Ministries

Open Position Posted: June 12, 2019

Position Title: Director of Family Ministries

Reports To: Senior Minister

Status: Half-time Hourly (25 hours)

Start Date: August 12, 2019 (negotiable)

Application Deadline: July 19, 2019



The Director of Family Ministries provides dynamic, relevant and innovative leadership to grow Chalice UUC Sunday morning religious education programs for children and youth and to develop new […]

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 […]