Newcomer’s Blog

Recommended Reading from the Transformation Team

As we begin our work together to dismantle White Supremacy, we invite and encourage the Chalice Congregation to read two informative and challenging books.

We will begin with White Fragility, written by a white professor Robin DiAngelo for white people. Jonathan Capehart, in a recent article in the Washington post titled “Dear White People, Please Read White […]

Rev. Sharon Wylie – Minister’s Message for May 2020

We are now over five weeks into our stay-at-home order in California. As I write this, we are approaching our eighth Sunday of online worship.

I have heard some people talking about trying to adapt to the “new normal.” If that phrase speaks to you, that’s great, but for me, so far, I can’t embrace the […]

How to view our worship services online using Zoom

Step 1. Set Up Zoom
Setting Up On a Mobile Device

You do not need a Zoom account (but please know that accounts are free).
For a smart phone or tablet, look for the Zoom app in the app store and download.

“Zoom Cloud Meetings”–it’s free.
“Zoom for Blackberry” for Blackberry users–also free.

When it’s time for your meeting or worship, […]

Chalice Worship Will Be Online thru the End of March

Beloved Chalites,

In response to direction from local and state officials prohibiting gatherings where people cannot observe social distancing (staying 6 feet apart), our Sunday worship through the end of March will happen online.

I have reached this decision in consultation with two of our Chalice members: Nancy Bowen, a retired doctor with over 20 years in […]

Rev. Sharon Wylie – Minister’s Message for March 2020

We’ll have a “Membership 101” class on Sunday, April 5 from 10:15 to 11 a.m. in the Green Room. This will be a time for congregants who are considering membership at Chalice to learn more about the rights and responsibilities that come with membership.

You are not required to attend this class in order to join […]

February Newcomer Coffee

Newcomer Coffee and Campus Tour
This coming Sunday, Feb. 23, between services

If you are a newcomer to Chalice, feel like one, or are a recent or returning visitor, we would love to share a cup of coffee and all things UU with you.

Between services this coming Sunday,
Meet at the table with the yellow tablecloth–
Be sure to pick up your […]

Auction Details for First-Timers

If you are new to Chalice, you may not be familiar with our annual auction, which is TOMORROW (Saturday, February 8) starting at 4 PM. Congregants bring finger foods, beer, wine & other beverages are provided. It is a GREAT party atmosphere, meeting with friends old and new, and an opportunity to acquire fabulous items […]

January Newcomer Coffee

Newcomer Coffee and Campus Tour
This coming Sunday, Jan. 26, between services

If you are a newcomer to Chalice, feel like one, or are a recent or returning visitor, we would love to share a cup of coffee and all things UU with you.

Between services this coming Sunday,
Meet at the table with the yellow tablecloth–
Be sure to pick up your newcomer […]

Inquirers Series Schedule

Learn more about Chalice and Unitarian Universalism

Would you like to know more about Chalice UU Congregation and Unitarian Universalism in general? Visitors, newcomers, and new members are invited to a series of gatherings–the Inquirers Series–to answer your questions.

Plan to attend one or more of the six sessions that begin on January 12. We will meet on Sunday mornings […]