Get Involved

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Photo: Russ Behler

Want to get involved? We’d love nothing more! Here at First Church, there’s something for everyone looking to get further immersed. From Chancel Choir to our Book Discussion Group to our Social Justice Committee, we’re thrilled to offer a variety of ways for you to lend your talents and make a difference!

Take a peek through the menu of items in the “Get Involved” section and find your fit!

Newcomer Next Steps

Our Sunday services are a great way to experience our community. During the summer months we have one service at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday. During the church year (September through May,) we offer two services each Sunday, at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. We have a nursery staffed by trained providers, and we have cozy...

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Donate Flowers for Sunday Services

WHAT: The Sunday Sanctuary Flowers Program provides an opportunity to dedicate flowers for a cause, in memory of a loved one or in celebration of a life event. A beautiful arrangement will be displayed in the sanctuary for both Sunday services - and you can take the flowers with you after the second service if...

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Careers

Religious Education Administrative Assistant First Church is seeking an outgoing, self-directed, detail-oriented person to serve as the Administrative Assistant in the Religious Education Program.  You know First Church, and you love First Church—do you know someone who would fill this position well? Our ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, data base proficiency, administrative...

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First Church Groups & Committees

If you see something that interests you, please contact the coordinator or chair and find out how to get involved. We’d love to add your unique talents to the mix! Take a peek through this alphabetical listing of some of our wonderful groups and committees.

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Music at First Church

Our Music Program The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee affirms music as a vitally important spiritual resource. Just as we can learn from Jesus, Buddha, & Mohammed, so too can we learn from J.S. Bach, John Coltrane & Joan Baez. Indeed, our Sunday services are filled with music as varied as the beliefs of our...

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Arts

The Leenhouts Gallery champions local emerging and established artists, particularly those whose work resonates with our Unitarian Universalist principles. The Gallery strives to build community through the visual arts and provides a space for exhibiting artwork that grapples with issues such as diversity, tolerance, and respect for the interdependent web of all existence.

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Adult Religious Education

One of the principles of our faith speaks to the importance of a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning." Adult Religious Education (ARE) classes and programs here at First Unitarian Society help to provide information and support to challenge and inspire adult learners along their path. Whether you are seeking spiritual development and/or...

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Volunteering

Sunday Volunteers Read about the opportunities here and sign up by contacting Cheri Taylor!  Visit the pages below for more information about Sunday volunteer opportunities. Sunday Service Volunteers Sunday Coffee Hour Volunteers Religious Education Volunteers Summer Volunteers Worship Associates Worship Associates are lay leaders, guided by the Rev. Dena McPhetres, who assist in leading our ...

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Stewardship

Stewardship lives in the deep generosity of spirit which inspires us to be present with and for each other in Sunday services, in Chalice Circles and interest groups and in the simple friendships we find as members of this congregation. Stewardship also lives in the combined talents members generously give to the work of myriad...

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Social Justice

Photo: Tom Radoszewski Awareness. Education. Action. See a list of our social justice groups and committees! In the tradition of Unitarian Universalism, our church and its members live our principles by participating in many social and human concerns endeavors, working for social justice in Milwaukee and beyond. Social action is the lifeblood of our congregation....

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Resources, Policies & Forms

Forms: 2015-16 Annual Report Adult RE Registration Form Adult RE Producer Form Child Dedication Form Sunday Sanctuary Flowers Program  Fundraiser Request Process and Form How to Set Up Your MyFirstChurch Online Member Directory Profile Sign in to MyFirstChurch Photo Release and Consent Form Room Reservation Form Reimbursement & Check Authorization Forms   Policies: Alcohol Policy...

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