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December 2017

“Be Still and Wait Without Hope”

December 10 @ 9:00 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. Worship Associate Denise Cawley. Lead Music Director Alissa Rhode. Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education. Two Services, 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Tertullian said, “Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” Part of hope is inherently about waiting, but waiting for what? Are we hoping for something specific? When we do, hope morphs into desire and attachment. In our mysterious universe of unfolding time, we do not know and cannot control what comes. So how do…

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Holiday Giving Tree & Winter Clothing Drive

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Two holiday mittens

Holiday Giving Tree: Help bring a joyful Christmas to children and families at Milwaukee’s Parkside School of the Arts! Choose a tag off our Giving Tree, located at the RE Table, and return a new, unwrapped gift by December 17. Alternatively, choose to bring in new or gently used winter wear, such as scarves, hats, mittens, gloves or coats. It's so easy! Pick a tag, buy a gift & return it unwrapped with the tag! Gift price must be at…

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Sunday Forum: Climate Change and the Private Sector Response

December 10 @ 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: Matthew Rochte, Executive Director, Milwaukee Sustainability Roundtable. Sustainability is no longer a buzzword in the business community; it has become a new norm. For some it is a strategic opportunity; for others it is simply another process. The U.S. political change in 2017 toward isolationism and doubt of scientific evidence has resulted in President Trump stating a position that the U.S. will withdraw from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement in 2020. Where does the private sector stand? How are…

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UU Parenting Group

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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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UU Parenting Group

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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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Book Discussion Group

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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. This month we read The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen. A former North Vietnamese army captain comes to the United States and he is also a spy for his communist superiors in Vietnam where he later returns. We welcome all readers. For more information, contact Chris Linder.

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$80 - $94

Monday Night Yoga

December 11 @ 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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Wednesday Morning Yoga

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until January 10, 2018
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Yoga Class

Wednesday Morning Yoga Instructor: Morgan Engels 8 classes: November 15-January 10 (no class on December 27) Time: 9:00-10:30 a.m. Cost: $80 members/$94 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. Please…

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Blue Vespers Service

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, 1342 N. Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Candles

The Reverend Sara Goodman. Alissa Rohde, Lead Music Director. Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education. Christmas is not always merry, but it can always be holy! Come in out of the cold and dark for the gentle presence of music and candlelight, readings and silence. We offer solace tonight for those who are caring for ailing loved ones, have lost someone dear, and for anyone struggling and feeling out of synch with the forced happiness of the holidays.

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