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Social Justice Update

The Social Action Team meeting with Reverend Nica took place on April 5. Group leaders presented information about developments since our November 2019 meeting. Since we are in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, we identified some actions we can take right now online toward social justice. The next Chalice Climate Action Change (CCAT) meeting … Continued

We are hosting our first VIRTUAL Community Forum this Friday. We are lucky to have Ventura County’s epidemiologist Barbara Spraktes, MPH, DrPHc on hand to talk about the disease, school closures, social distancing, etc. This will be on ZOOM, which means 1) you can ask her questions; 2) YOU HAVE TO RSVP to get the … Continued

Love Your Neighbor Interfaith, March 12-14

Love Your Neighbor activities have been postponed.       Please join us on our facebook member page on Sundays at 10am for updates. Go on facebook and join Chalice Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Conejo Valley.    

Social Justice Update Nov/Dec 2019

    Important work and motivating actions are happening at Chalice. We now have four justice areas of focus.  They are: (1) economic, (2) racial and cultural, (3) gender and reproductive, and (4) climate. Thank you to all the interested and involved people who attended our Nov. 3 Semi-Annual Social Action Meeting with Rev. Nica. … Continued

Chalice Social Action Nov 2019

 Chalice Social Action Happenings Important work and motivating actions are happening at Chalice.  We now have four justice areas of focus.  They are: (1) economic, (2) racial and cultural, (3) gender and reproductive, and (4) climate.  Thank you to all the interested and involved people who attended our Nov. 3 Semi-Annual Social Action Meeting with … Continued

Minister’s Message November 2019

      Minister’s Column November 2019 – Attention As we begin this month focused on the theme of ‘Attention’, I am particularly struck by the poetry of Mary Oliver. Her work is an exquisite exercise in paying attention to beauty in the world, making the ordinary extraordinary through her attentive noticing. Mary Oliver teaches … Continued

Minister’s Message September 2019

Dear Ones, As we celebrate our Ingathering and launch the new church and school year, we explore the theme of ‘Expectation’ this month. Expectation is a word that can make many of us uncomfortable. It conjures up what we demand from one another and from life. Expectations can be hard to meet and may establish … Continued

Social Action Update August 2019

Guest writer Gordon Clint I am inspired that Chalice members are loving our planet in so many ways: Come to “Love Our Planet” – a family-friendly Community Forum with lunch at noon on Saturday, September 21. All ages are welcome to participate in fun, entertaining, interactive, and educational activities about caring for our planet.  This … Continued

Minister’s Message August 2019

Minister’s Message – August 2019     It is good to be back at Chalice! I’m excited to begin our fourth year together. Meanwhile, thank you for granting me a productive, rejuvenating, and inspiring break. During my 3 weeks of Study Leave, I read a number of excellent books. You’ll be hearing about them in … Continued

Social Justice July 2019

  Next Steps   Lights for Liberty in Camarillo was a success with hundreds of people and some 40 Chalice members and friends participating to uphold human rights at the border.  Thanks to overall planning from a wide coalition of community groups and certain individuals from Chalice like Willie, Pamela, Danielle, Tiffany and Brian P. our … Continued