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May 2017

See the Prairie in Bloom

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Bees

JOIN OUR FIELD TRIP TO SEE THE PRAIRIE BLOOM ON MAY 20! Join the Earth Justice Ministry for a rare opportunity to see the high-quality, virgin prairie of Chiwaukee Prairie Preservation located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, at what should be the height of the spring blooming season. Sign up at the Social Justice Table in the Common Room by Sunday, May 7, and we will arrange carpools for the trip. Please see the Justice Table for the correct time. The times…

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Cudahy Nature Preserve Outting

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 28, 2017
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Wisconsin River

GET OUTDOORS! On Saturday mornings in May, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., come to the Cudahy Nature Preserve (near the airport) where Ken Solis will lead us in pulling out the invasive garlic mustard from the area. If you sign-up at the Social Justice Table in the Common Room, you will receive helpful information, e.g. directions, what to bring, etc., by email.  Seize the invasive and seize the day! For more information contact Terry Wiggins.  

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Embraced By This Community

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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SUNDAY, MAY 21 The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education RE High School Seniors Alissa Rhode, Lead Music Director As our children grow in faith and understanding, we celebrate their transitions. As they move into young adulthood, we embrace them even as we encourage them to spread their wings. Today is a day to rejoice in our young people, to honor what they have learned and those who have mentored them, and to affirm their place among…

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Scenic Notcards For Sale to Support the National Alliance on Mental Illness

May 21 @ 9:00 am
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Once on May 21, 2017
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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SUPPORT THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI) BY BUYING A SCENIC NOTECARD! On May 14 and May 21 First Church member, Elaine Murray, will be selling scenic notecards in support of NAMI during both coffee hours. $5 for 1 card or $8 for 2. These cards are perfect for Mother's Day or personalized notes.

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Inquirers Series

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:55 am
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Weekly on the same day until June 4, 2017
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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New to First Church? Join Us for Our Inquirers Series First Church is offering a new program designed for friends and visitors of our beloved community. Join us at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays in the Parlor for a 55-minute small group session to learn about our community. Each week, we will uncover a different topic (see topics below). This will be your moment to gather with others to share, learn, and discover our values and culture! Topics range from the following:…

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Sunday Forum: The LEED Green Building Program in Milwaukee

May 21 @ 10:10 am - 10:55 am
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Solar Panels

May 21    The LEED Green Building Program in Milwaukee Korinne Haeffel, Dir., Community Advancement for WI & Iowa, U.S. Green Building Council The U.S. Green Building Council promotes sustainability in the building and construction industry. Its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program transforms the way our buildings and communities are designed, constructed and operated. Ms. Haeffel will describe the LEED program and present examples of LEED-certified projects in Milwaukee. Host: Bruce Wiggins  

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Unitarian Universalists Under Forty Doing Activities (UUUFDA)

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s) with no end date
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Unitarian Universalists Under Forty Doing Activities (UUFDA) Third Sunday of the month Go out for lunch after second service UUUFDA encourages social  camaraderie among the under forty crowd at First Church, in service of contributing to a strong, joyful and fun church community. Contact Susie Seidelman or Yalanda Ludtka at uuufda@gmail.com.  

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Shawl Ministry

May 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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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Listening Session – CANCELLED

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister

Listening Sessions Series The Senior Minister’s listening sessions series, open to all members and friends, continues as an opportunity for you to share with our new Senior Minister your stories of First Church and your visions for its future. RSVP for any of the following sessions with our Office Assistant, Tracy Smith, at tracy.smith@uumilwaukee.org; or 414-273-5257 x207. The schedule for Listening Sessions for the rest of the year is as follows: Sunday Feb 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Monday Feb 13, 6:00-8:00…

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Monday Night Yoga

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 19, 2017
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Yoga Class

Monday Nights: Ten weeks, April 10 – June 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Join us for gentle yoga classes, offered at two different times for your convenience. The use of props makes this practice accessible to everyone and allows students to work at their own level; all are welcome.  Payment required at registration. Visit the RE Table in January to sign up, or get our mail-in registration form here. Register and pay online through PayPal, here 

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