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News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

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 […]

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 […]

Memorial for Kathy Johnson on April 22

As was announced to the congregation via email on March 20, member Kathy Johnson has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

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

Seeking a Backup Childcare Provider

Chalice seeks a backup childcare provider for Sunday mornings. This is an “as needed” position, filling in when our regular childcare providers are unavailable. To apply, please contact the Chalice office.

JOB SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Maintain a […]

January 28th is Our White Supremacy Teach-In

Beloved community,

In case you are not familiar with them, please know that the Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism Organizing Collective (abbreviated “BLUU”) formed in July 2015 to provide support, information, and resources for Black Unitarian Universalists. They also work to expand the role and visibility of Black UUs within our faith.

In the past two […]

Having a blue Christmas?

Beloved community,

It’s not unusual to feel sad or “blue” at Christmas time.

A 2011 review of empirical studies found that mood worsens in December. Loneliness, anxiety, and helplessness rise. One study “concluded that one of the most relevant factors in Christmas depressions is the individual’s belief in the myth that everyone else is having a […]

Memorial for Bill Spaulding on January 9

As was announced to the congregation via email on November 26, founding member Bill Spaulding has passed away.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chalice on Tuesday, January 9 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

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