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January 2018

Wednesday Morning Yoga

January 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Yoga Class

Wednesday Morning Yoga. Instructor: Morgan Engels. 10 classes: January 17 – March 28 (no class on March 7). Time: 9:00-10:30 a.m. Cost: $100 members/$120 non-members. Class minimum: 6 participants. Join us for gentle yoga classes, offered at two different times for your convenience. This Iyengar-inspired class encourages proper body alignment and brings balance, strength, and calmness to the practitioner. The use of props makes this practice accessible to everyone and allows students to work at their own level; all are welcome.…

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Buddhist Study Group (Gathering Waters Sangha)

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date
1342 N. Astor Street

Milwaukee, 53202 United States
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We share interesting and friendly explorations of Buddhist teachings and ideas, followed by a period of meditation. Enjoy tea, cookies and fellowship after. All are welcome. Contact Steve and Jeanne Lowry. We are currently reading and discussing Pema Chodron's No Time to Lose. Copies are available at Book Sales during Coffee Hour. If you have not had a chance to read the book, the discussion is still worthwhile! Meditation instruction is available if requested. Meets first and third Wednesday of the…

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“On the Road Between Hope and Commitment”

January 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister

The Reverend Jennifer Nordstrom. Amanda Panciera, Worship Associate. Tristan Strelitzer, Choral Director. Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education. Two Services, 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Intention lies somewhere on the road between hope and commitment. How do intentions function in our lives? How do they function in our community? Join us for this service that will investigate the stretching prayer of intentions. Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom is the Senior Minister for First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, beginning Fall 2016. A native…

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BLACK PEOPLE MATTER – 1-12th Grade Religious Education Program

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once on January 28, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Racism dehumanizes all of us. As Unitarian Universalists, our faith calls us to justice, equity, and compassion in human relationships. Understanding racism fully means continuing to learn about the horrible effects of racism on people of color and society as a whole. We want our young people to recognize that racism goes beyond individual prejudices against people with skin colors different than their own. As a faith community, we have an obligation to create a safe space where people of…

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Sign-Up for First Church Mystery Friends!

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once on January 21, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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The delight of seeing a letter addressed to you! The simple act of sitting down to write a note to show you care or to share a story. Does this speak to you? If so, then dig out your nicest pen and paper because the RE Committee is looking for you. We are seeking adults (or teens 12-17 with a parent’s permission) to be a Mystery Friend, exchanging letters with a child in our community. Parents, please encourage your child…

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“Sanctuary Reflections: Stillness, Awe, and Belonging”

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

January 21, 10:00–10:30 a.m. and 12:00–12:30 p.m. Facilitators: first service, Lisa Geis; second service, Diane Horne. This is a brand-new program, meant to allow people to have a quiet, reflective experience after the sermon in the sanctuary once per month. Adults are invited to join others in a deeper exploration of that Sunday's sermon as it resonates with their life experiences. Timewise, the first post-sermon session is at 10:00 a.m., or immediately following the 9:00 a.m. service. The 2nd post-sermon…

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Sunday Forum: “Gravitational Waves”

January 21 @ 10:10 am - 10:55 am
Max Otto Hall, 1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Professor Xavier Siemans, Director, NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center. It has been 100 years since Albert Einstein predicted gravitational waves, and they are now a reality. Gravitational wave astronomy will revolutionize the study of the early universe. Learn about the gravitational waves created by the collision of black holes and neutron stars and the work being done at the UWM-Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics. Host: Mark Mueller. Sunday Forum is a Sunday morning lecture series at First Unitarian Society…

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Shawl Ministry

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s) with no end date
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Knitting

Imagine you had a chronic illness or were grieving the death of a loved one. Perhaps you are receiving chemotherapy treatments or just came home from surgery. Would it be lovely to receive a soft shawl or lap robe from your congregation that was hand-made by one of our members? Would it feel comforting to wrap yourself in the gentle love from your community in this tangible manner? We invite members and friends of First Church who like to knit,…

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Monday Night Yoga

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Yoga Class

Instructor: Morgan Engels. 8 classes: November 13–January 29 (no class on December 25, January 1, or MLK Day, Jan. 15). Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Cost: $80 members/$94 non-members. Class minimum: 9 participants. Join us for gentle yoga classes, offered Monday evenings and Wednesday mornings. This Iyengar-inspired class encourages proper body alignment and brings balance, strength, and calmness to the practitioner. The use of props makes this practice accessible to everyone and allows students to work at their own level; all are welcome.…

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Picket at Prison (as part of the Black Lives Matter Collaborative)

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Prison

BLACK LIVES MATTER COLLABORATIVE, which includes First Church, recently, joined the Close the MSDF Coalition. The Coalition will be picketing regularly on the 23rd of the month beginning Sunday, July 23, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the prison located at 1015 N. 10th St. We need to reinvest the excessive corrections spending to help make the formerly incarcerated more employable, to focus on keeping communities together, to find alternatives to locking people up for months at a time due to minor rule…

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