Family Activities 3/21/24

Religious Exploration at Chalice!

A place for wonder. A place for fun.

Welcome, welcome everyone!

Chalice Family Update

March 21, 2024

In the month of March, the Gift of Our Faith is Transformation

Finding Our Way

Sunday morning at 10am

With Tim Snowber

We are going through liminal times. But change and upheaval are constants throughout our lives. How can we turn what could be a time of anxiety and feeling lost into a time of discovery and transformation? Join us as we explore the journey of finding our way.

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Families welcome! The Joy Corner is open!
Children will be sung out partway through the service and led to their RE spaces.

March 24–

Spring is Eggcellent – As we move from winter into spring, so much is changing around us. What are we excited for? What are we looking forward to? Let’s celebrate spring together!

Each week we will offer book suggestions for all ages, books that celebrate diverse identities, resist stereotypes, and uplift social justice. Whether you choose to purchase the books, borrow them from a friend, or check them out from your local library, we hope you enjoy these stories featuring characters from a wide range of communities.

*Credit given to for most suggestions

Harlem’s Little Blackbird by Renée Watson (ages 4-8)

She Persisted: Patsy Mink by Tae Keller (ages 7-10)

Wildseed Witch by Marty Dumas (ages 10+)

Punk Rock Karaoke by Bianca Xunise (YA)

See what’s happening at Camp de Benneville Pines!

Registration is now open!

UU Elementary Summer Camp June 30-July 6 (Sam will be co-dean!)

UU Counselor-in-Training Camp June 30-July 6

UU Jr. High Summer Camp July 7-13

UU Sr. High Summer Camp July 14-20

UU Family Summer Camp July 21-27

Check out these upcoming camps!

Rainbow Family Camp – April 5-7

UU Women’s Retreat – May 3-5 (waitlisted)

Yoga and Whole Living Camp – May 17-19

LARPing Misty Mountain Wars – August 16-18

Art Camp for Grown Ups – September 5-10

Purim - March 23-24, 2024 -

Purim begins the evening of March 23

“The festival of Purim commemorates the Divinely orchestrated salvation of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire.” –

The celebration is honored through prayer, giving to those in need, giving gifts to loved ones, and large feasts.

Learn more about this celebration through stories and music here.

Holi 2024 Date: When Is Holi? All You Need To Know About The Festival Of  Colours

Holi is March 25

“The colours of Holi and the sweetness of the desserts that a sense of joy and happiness. The auspicious festival of Holi marks the onset of the spring season and comes as a form of renewal, good luck, and positivity.” –

What is the Hindu festival and how is it celebrated? – BBC (video)

Top Social Media Statistics And Trends Of 2023 – Forbes Advisor

Chalice’s social media presence is growing!

Have you taken a great photo or fun video at a Chalice event? Please share it with us!

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There are two ways to share you images:

-email our Social Media Manager Julia Costanza

-load the Telegram app on your phone. The app logo looks like a white paper airplane in a blue circle (see above). Once the app is on your phone come back to this email (on your phone) and click the following link to connect to our Chalice UU Social Media Sharing Group:

When sharing with Julia or by Telegram, be sure to give a short description of the image. It is recommended videos are vertical and under 30 seconds.

Our mission: Religious Exploration empowers children and youth and supports families with tools to create a world of justice and compassion.

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