A UUA Virtual Prayer Vigil

Just in case you missed it or just want to watch it again! JOIN US as we gather to uplift black resistance….. Decry white supremacy…. Grieve the murder of black lives and recommit to living our Unitarian Universalist values. Speakers: -UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray -Rev. Carlton Elliot Smith, UUA -Everette Thompson, Side with Love … Continued

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

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

Social Justice Updates June 2019

    Sadly, in recent months we have seen continuous governmental assault on many people.  From states passing legislation to restrict health care for women, to the cruelty of national immigration policies – there seems to be a focus on hurting those who are desperate or living in poverty. Fortunately, there are people all around … Continued

Social Justice News

Action Brings Hope A Message From Our Acting Social Justice Chair Barbara Leighton Opportunities abound for possible actions to transform the world through justice and compassion.  You can pick one or more to encourage yourself and others along the way.  Some require getting out and connecting with other people.   Other actions can be done … Continued

Minister’s Message May 2019

Dearest Members and Friends of CVUUF,   I am excited to explore the theme of ‘Curiosity’ with you this month. When it comes to curiosity, we often leave out ourselves and what’s right in front of us. Saint Augustine captured this perfectly when he wrote, “People go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, … Continued