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News from the Chalice Unitarian Univeralist Congregation in Escondido, CA

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 […]

President’s Message – January 2020

Happy New Year! I’m excited about 2020 for a couple of reasons. For one, it’s nice to have a decade that’s easier to talk about. “The twenties” is so much easier than either “the aughts” or the “the tens (or teens)”. The second and bigger reason is that January 1, 2020 marks the twentieth anniversary […]

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

If you haven’t been into the Fellowship Building Kitchen lately, please be sure to go in and check out our Connections Table. Which one is the Connections Table? It is next to the double doors and has a bulletin board hanging on the wall above it, with a sign reading “Connections Table.”

This table and bulletin […]

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 […]

Scams Against Seniors classes

Mondays in February from 10-11 a.m.
A series of classes offered by the Escondido Police Department.
Designed for seniors to reduce financial crimes.
This class will meet in Chalice’s Rainbow Room.
February 3: Telephone Scams
February 10: Identity Theft Prevention
February 17: Scams and Personal Safety
February 24: Common Local Scams

Job Opening: Children’s Choir Director

Reports to: Music Director

Effective: 1/1/20

Status: Part-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

The Children’s Choir Director rehearses Spirit of Chalice (Chalice UU Congregation’s children’s choir for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade) and leads them in performances approximately 3-4 times per year at Sunday morning worship.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead dynamic and engaging rehearsals with music that explores […]

Join us on Dec. 21st for a Winter Solstice Celebration!

Winter Solstice Celebration at Chalice
Saturday, December 21
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Family Ministries Team is hosting a Winter Solstice Celebration on Saturday, December 21st from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.

Some of you may know that the format of this year’s holiday celebration is a little different than in previous years…

But that shouldn’t deter you from joining us!

As Unitarians, […]