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

Chalice Capital Campaign Update

Dear Chalice Members and Friends,   2020 has been a hard year in so many ways. And while the end of the coronavirus pandemic is in sight, the coming months will continue to be difficult.   But the news isn’t all bad, and we want to share a wonderfully positive update on the status of … Continued

Update on Covid-19 Plans

  Dear Chalice Members and Friends, The Board and I met to determine the next steps regarding reopening our buildings amidst ongoing Covid 19. In order to keep everyone in our congregation safe and in accordance with Ventura County and State guidelines, we will not be reopening our buildings for in-person gatherings until sometime next … Continued

Update from Chalice UU Minister & Board

Saturday, June 6, 2020 Dear Members and Friends of Chalice,   Last Sunday some church’s buildings reopened in our State and around the country. As I shared during last Sunday’s sermon, we at Chalice are in the fortunate position of being able to continue living into our mission virtually while keeping everyone safe. Though our … Continued

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