Letter from Board

Dear fellow Chalice Members,   The Board of Trustees met on Saturday August 28 in our annual retreat, to set goals for the upcoming year. We are in a state of flux. We have two new staff members – Kelly and Ana Krista –  uncertainty about when we will be able to worship in person … Continued

Revised Protocols for Small Groups meeting Indoors at Chalice

These guidelines have been revised on August 31, 2021 due to the Delta variant and the changing science regarding transmission. They may be revised again as the year progresses.    We urge only vaccinated people attend indoor events at Chalice.  Please remain masked during the meeting. Kindly maintain a six foot distance from each other. … Continued

Chalice Reopening Plans

Dear Members and Friends of Chalice,   Many of us have been looking forward to gathering together in person again for worship on September 12 in our beautiful Sanctuary after such a long absence. However, with the growing Covid numbers from the Delta variant and after thoughtful consideration, the Board, the Reopening Task Force and … Continued

Important Worship and RE Reopening Plans

Dear Members and Friends of Chalice,   One of the things the pandemic has taught us is the need for flexibility and the willingness to learn and pivot. With life, church culture and everything changing so fast, we will need these skills more than ever now. Join us at Worship this Sunday to hear more … Continued

The Reopening of Chalice as the Covid Pandemic Diminishes  – May 27, 2021

Reverend Nica, the Board and the Reopening Task Force want to update you on plans for Chalice’s Reopening, and also invite you to participate in an important survey below. The title of this document itself reminds us that Covid is not truly being “conquered,” but rather diminished. We must remain masked and vigilant even if California … Continued

Some Ideas for Auction Donations

Are you stumped on what you want to donate?   Here is a list of some fun possibilities, but we are grateful and appreciate every item donated. We couldn’t do all of the wonderful things we do at Chalice without your support. Thank you!   A progressive (themed or not) dinner – could be offered … Continued

Front-line workers at six Ventura County hospitals received a little love

Ventura County Star Article  Members of Newbury Park fellowship give a little Valentine’s Day love to front-line workers February 14, 2021 Front-line workers at six Ventura County hospitals received a little love from the community on Saturday just in time for Valentine’s Day. Members and friends of Chalice Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Conejo Valley … Continued

Interfaith: A Valentine’s gift to front-line health workers

Interfaith: A Valentine’s gift to front-line health workers Ventura County Star Article Feb. 13, 2021 Chalice Unitarian Universalists of the Conejo Valley joined together in a community project: Valentine’s gifts for healthcare workers. Members and friends of Chalice UU created Valentine signs and placed them at the entrance of six local hospitals to show our … Continued

Update on Covid-19 Plans

Dear Chalice Members and Friends,   The Board and I met last night to assess our plans regarding reopening Chalice. We promised you an update at the end of the year. In light of the current surge of Covid19 and our local hospitals reaching capacity, we will not be reopening our buildings for in-person gatherings … Continued