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 year. When Covid is under control and there are medical treatments and advances in contact tracing and testing, we will reevaluate. As you know, the UUA recommends definitive closure and online gathering through May 2021. Our Board is continuously monitoring the situation both locally and nationally and will reconsider plans based on current circumstances in January 2021.
Meanwhile, we continue to offer vibrant and sustaining online worship services and groups for adults and youth to meet your spiritual, emotional and justice needs. Please join us at some of our activities, so you may nurture your spirit, heart and mind and stay connected to your Chalice friends. You can find out more about what activities are available on our website at this link: Activities.
Please also join us for our special Ingathering service on Sunday, September 13, when we will be conducting an important ritual to connect us all to one another and our beloved Chalice Fellowship. Meanwhile, I hope to see you this Sunday for a service focused on how we develop sustaining strategies to carry us through this time for the long haul.
In faith, love and perseverance,