Chalice Blog

Social Justice Forum Follow Up

As a follow-up to the Social Justice Forum of March 18, the proposed new Chalice Social Justice Homelessness Program is meeting on Sunday, June 25 at 12:15PM in the Sanctuary. Several congregants recently met with Interfaith Community Services (the main provider of homelessness services in North County). ICS suggested that Chalice UU support Haven House, … Continued

All Church Camp at de Benneville Pines: June 2-June 4, 2017

Take a break from your busy life. Pause, breathe, and renew at our beautiful and relaxing de Benneville Pines camp in the San Bernardino Mountains with Rev. Sharon and other members of our church community. Chalice and First Church of San Diego come together to commune with nature, worship, play, and bask in the warmth … Continued

After worship: Prayer of confession

This is the prayer of confession shared during this morning’s service. It originates from First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist, where it was written by Rev. Terry Burke. It has been subsequently revised by Rev. Elizabeth Bukey, and revised again by Rev. Sharon Wylie. Prayer of Confession Let us confess our brokenness, our lack of … Continued

May 7 Social Justice Offering

May 7 is our monthly Social Justice Sunday, when we donate our offering to a local organization that makes a difference in our larger community. This month, our offering supports the Center for Community Solutions (CCS). CCS works to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice. Founded … Continued

Website under construction

Coordinating Team has approved the use of a new “template” for our Chalice website. We are using a template developed by the UUA’s Outreach Team, based partly on research into how users look for items on church websites. Transfer to the new template is currently underway and should be finalized by the weekend, so please be patient … Continued

Construction Project Update

Bob Nelson presented status of the Capital Fund and the Phase 1 building project at the April 11th Board meeting. The material they presented is on the Members Only section of the Chalice web site under Renovation Committee Revised CUP.

Blues, Brews, and Chili

Join Dean Goddette and friends at Chalice on Saturday, May 6 starting at 5 pm. Dean’s band, Kensington, will play. If you have a strong urge to sing the blues, or serve friends your own favorite chili, let them know! This party was offered at the auction with a suggested donation of $15 per person. … Continued

Pledge Drive Continues

The 2017-2018 pledge drive “A Beacon in North County” ends this Sunday, April 30. Pledging information and a form to submit your commitment can be found at this website: We have received 74 pledges at this time; thank you for making your pledge commitment! We look forward to hearing from the 50 members who have not yet made their commitment. Rita … Continued

Chalice Signs Declaration of Conscience

Observing widespread support in the congregation, Chalice’s Board has voted to endorse the “Declaration of Conscience” from the Unitarian Universalist Association and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: At this extraordinary time in our nation’s history, we are called to affirm our profound commitment to the fundamental principles of justice, equity and compassion, to truth and core … Continued

April 23 Social Justice Offering: Fraternity House

Our April Social Justice Offering will be given to Fraternity House. The mission of Fraternity House and Michelle House is to provide warm and caring homes where very low-income men and women disabled by HIV/AIDS can receive comprehensive care and services in order to rebuild their health and return to independent living, or where they … Continued