Dear Chalice Lighter, The Winter Chalice Lighter call comes from the Pacific Central District Board of Directors, benefiting a newly formed entity that will serve all of the congregations in the PCD. We hope you will support it. PCD Youth Ministries Common Ground Council is an organization created by several
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September 2018Dear Chalice Lighter, Starr King School for the Ministry (SKSM) will be the recipient of your Fall 2018 Pacific Central District Chalice Lighter grant. Seminarians deserve our support! Starr King School for the Ministry has been educating religious leaders in Berkeley for 114 years. For over a decade, SKSM has
April 2018 Dear Chalice Lighter, The UU Society of Sacramento (UUSS) has been growing in attendance and membership since completion of its major building expansion in 2015. To mark its 150th anniversary in 2018, UUSS members are giving funds to build a new patio cover structure to reduce crowding during
February 2018 Dear Chalice Lighter, The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada (UUFNN) will be the recipient of your generous donations to the Winter 2018 Pacific Central District Chalice Lighter call to provide a new sound system. UUFNN stands at the precipice of an exciting new beginning. A new settled
October 2017 Dear Chalice Lighter, The fall PCD Chalice Lighter call is designed to bring more PCD Unitarian Universalists to the Regional Assembly in Portland, Oregon, April 27-29, 2018. The Pacific Central District budget for 2017-2018 includes $14,000 to be used to support members of congregations to attend Regional Assembly.
May 1, 2017 Dear Chalice Lighter, This is now our second call under the newly restarted Chalice Lighters program in the PCD. At this time we are hoping to have our Program Manager in place soon, and then soon after will begin accepting grants from congregations for the calls which
February 2017 Dear Chalice Lighter, Thanks for your participation in the Chalice Lighters program. Starting with this Winter 2017 Chalice Lighter call, the PCD has decided to not limit the program to only congregational projects. We want to encourage innovation, including joint congregational projects and even non-congregational initiatives. Whatever good
It’s Awards Season! (No, this isn’t about the Golden Globes or Academy Awards.) Every year at District Assembly, the PCD recognizes the achievements of individuals and congregations in areas including social justice, community service, religious education, youth ministry, website design, generosity and growth. How do we determine the recipients of
Dear PCD Chalice Lighters, Great things are happening at the UU Society of Sacramento. In September they dedicated a beautifully renovated and expanded sanctuary building. The project required moving to a rented Congregational church for services and RE for 13 months. Since returning home, attendance at worship and RE has