Next Step in the Search for our New Senior Minister: Compiling the Congregational Record

From Senior Minister Search Committee Member Lianna Bishop Many of you (279, to be exact!) completed the search committee’s congregational survey and approximately 44 of you attended the town hall meetings. The members of your Senior Minister Search Committee are now in the process of completing interviews with our staff and our ministers. Now what? […]

The Poetry of Winter: Send Us Your Favorites!

From Beryl Aschenberg Children and Adult Readers Encouraged To Present At Holiday Service  Spring stirs slowly, shuffles, hops; Summer dances close behind. Autumn is a jostling crowd but Winter creeps into your mind.           – Judith Nicholls   This December, Beryl Aschenberg and Jack Wilson are once again creating a sort of “pageant of poetry” […]

Q&A with Artist Maddy Sherman

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We’re proud to currently be displaying the work of artist Maddy Sherman in our Leenhouts Common Room. Learn a little more about this talented artist and her work!   You note that you work in acrylic paint. What do you find so enjoyable about this particular medium? Do you ever dabble in other mediums? What […]

Earth Justice Ministry Takes Stock of Pope’s Positions

From Terry Wiggins and Mark Gill “On Care for Our Common Home” (Laudato Sí), the recent encyclical, is the entreaty from Pope Francis for an inclusive dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. He calls the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on […]

Help us Deck the Halls!

By Ed McGraw, Facilities Manager The time is approaching to decorate our Sanctuary for the holiday season. To help you get in the holiday spirit, please join us Wednesday, December 2, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for some great fun working together as well as sharing in a little holiday cheer. We’ll be hanging […]

Holiday Giving Tree Collection: Nov. 8-22

This holiday season, the Children’s RE Committee is teaming up with Running Rebels Community Organization to provide gifts to needy children here in Milwaukee. Running Rebels is a community organization that provides tutoring and mentors for Milwaukee youth ages 8 to 18. Running Rebels offers a safe place for youth that includes music classes and […]

RE-Flections: November Column From DRE Beryl Aschenberg

“Give us thankful hearts … in this the season of Thanks-giving. Let us seize the day and the opportunity and strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities, and let us ever remember that true gratitude and appreciation shows itself neither in independence nor satisfaction – but […]