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February 2018

Sunday Forum: “Better Angels”

February 11 @ 10:10 am - 10:50 pm
Max Otto Hall, 1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Crocker Stephenson, writer/reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Crocker Stephenson has been a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for more than 30 years. Assignments have taken him to Kosovar refugee camps in Macedonia to the Ecuadorian rain forests to the federal execution chamber at Terre Haute. He has embedded with U.S. soldiers in Kuwait, watched shepherds in England burn entire flocks of sheep during the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak, and stood in awe as a surgeon opened a boy's skull and…

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UU Parenting Group

February 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 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
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Family

UU Parenting Group Second Sunday of the month 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. We are a group of First Church parents that share helpful parenting resources, do fun family activities together, and discuss a variety of topics including positive discipline, creating healthy habits, and the unique challenges of raising UU children. For more information contact Stacey Thieme or Brook Worzella-Best.    

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Book Discussion Group

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 13, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Book Discussion Group Second Sunday of the month 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. We gather once a month to discuss a chosen book. We welcome all readers. For more information, contact Chris Linder.

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Monday Night Yoga

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 2, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Yoga Class

Instructor: Morgan Engels. 8 classes: February 5–April 2 (no class on March 5). Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Cost: $80 members/$96 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. Please bring a yoga mat and…

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“Redlining, Racism and Reflection” (Session 1 of 3)

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until February 27, 2018
Jewish Museum Milwaukee

“Redlining, Racism and Reflection” – A Three-Part Series. February 13, 20, and 27. Held at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. 1360 N Prospect Ave (2 blocks east of the church). Series Cost for First Church Members/Friends: $15.00. Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018. SESSION ONE: “Milwaukee Redlining” Presentation by Reggie Jackson. Tuesday, February 13, 7:00 p.m. Local historian, educator, and Head Griot at America’s Black Holocaust Museum, Reggie Jackson will explain the history of redlining in Milwaukee, and the role and impact…

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Wednesday Morning Yoga

February 14 @ 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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Faith is Relational

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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The Reverend Jennifer Nordstrom Choir Director Tristan Strelitzer Worship Associate Denise Cawley   Faith is not only an individual orientation, it is also a collaborative creation and a collective experience. Faith moves in the space between us; it is something we create in a relationship. Join us for this service that includes a covenant with our Pledge Drive Team and explores how loving relationships of trust and truth allow individuals and communities to flourish. The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom is…

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“Sanctuary Reflections: Stillness, Awe, and Belonging”

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on April 15, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

10:00–10:30 a.m. and 12:00–12:30 p.m. (Immediately following the 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday Services). Do you long for a deeper exploration of the Service/Sermon themes as they resonate with your life experiences? Once per month, we will be gathering at the back of the sanctuary for a guided discussion of just that! Depending on the size of the group, Reflectors may be partnered with another person, or a small group or whole group discussion could ensue. Please join us!…

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Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council

February 18 @ 10:10 am - 10:50 am
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Growing Tree

Lora Glaser-Senior Sustainability Coordinator Kohl’s The WI Sustainable Business Council is a network of Wisconsin businesses and organizations that are interested in, or actively responding to, the challenge of sustainability.  Many businesses find themselves challenged by stakeholders to describe what they are doing in this field. The council is designed to bring businesses together and provide resources to help businesses on their path toward being more sustainable. Host: Mark Mueller Sunday Forum is a Sunday morning lecture series at First…

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Shawl Ministry

February 18 @ 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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