Minister of Congregational Life:
Rev. Elizabeth Bukey
Rev. Elizabeth Bukey came on board in September 2014. She cares deeply about helping you find a pathway to belonging at Chalice, and to move out from that belonging to seek justice in the wider world. Rev. Elizabeth focuses on social justice, service projects, welcoming newcomers, and membership. As the assistant minister at Chalice, she also leads worship 10-12 times a year and provides pastoral care in Rev. Sharon’s absence.
Contact Rev. Elizabeth: RevElizabethBukey@gmail.com (206) 499 -3673
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1-5, Thursdays 2-6 and by appointment
Office Administrator: Brittany Keegan
Brittany Keegan began as our office administrator in June 2015. Brittany has a bachelor’s degree in education from Goddard College. She previously worked at United Church of the Valley. She lives with her daughter in San Diego.
Brittany oversees all church communications, facility scheduling and maintenance, and provides general administrative assistance to executive staff. Along with Rev. Sharon, Brittany is one of two staff people on the four-person Coordinating Team.
Contact Brittany: ChaliceUUC@gmail.com (760) 737 -0393
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30am – 1:30pm
Music Director: Tim McKnight
Tim McKnight hails from the rural Midwest, but relocated to San Diego in July 2004. One month later, Chalice UU Congregation hired Tim as Music Director, a position he has held ever since. Tim coordinates music for worship, directs the Chancel Choir, the Handchime Ensemble, and orchestrates special music services and other musical events.
Director of Family Ministries: Kathleen Swift
Kathleen became our Director of Family Ministries in April 2015.
Kathleen has a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and 11 years experience as an educator, including work as a classroom teacher and as a school principal. Before joining Chalice’s paid staff as the Office Administrator in 2014, Kathleen volunteered on the membership and religious education committees, and served as the chair of the religious education committee.