The CER Chalice Lighter Grant Program uses the spark of small, regular contributions from individual UU’s to ignite the growth of our UU faith, both in numbers and in justice, compassion, and spirituality. These contributions are pooled to make $20,000 grants available to support the growth of UU congregations of all sizes, groups of congregations with innovative ideas for outreach, and even for the development of new congregations.
Do you want your contributions to light the fire of Unitarian Universalism in the Central Eastern Region? Do it by becoming a Chalice Lighter.
Sign up and respond to calls three times a year from the CER Chalice Lighters Program Committee to support new congregational projects. The suggested commitment is $20 per call or $60 per year, but amounts of any size will help light the flame. You may sign up and pay online or by mail. Three times a year you will receive a reminder and a copy of The Spark, the Chalice Lighter Newsletter highlighting the projects that your contributions make possible.
- To learn more and become a Chalice Lighter visit the Chalice Lighter Sign Up Page or download, print, fill out and mail in the Chalice Lighter Brochure (PDF)
- To see past projects and back issues of The Spark, visit the Spark Newsletter Page.
Does your congregation, or cluster of congregations, have an exciting growth project that could catch fire with a Chalice Lighter Grant? Visit the Grant Frequently Asked Questions Page.
Need more information or have questions? This program is overseen by CER Chalice Lighter Program Committee and Cristina Sanchis, CER Financial Manager. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.