Our Unitarian Universalist Beliefs

As Unitarian Universalists, we believe in and encourage a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.


First Church is a welcoming congregation, and all who wish to explore what it means to be human are invited to join us.

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Sunday Services

January 24, 2021  10:00 am

“Imagination and Creativity”

Online Only: All services are livestreamed at 10:00 a.m. for the safety and health of our congregation. To watch Sunday’s service, CLICK HERE. Today’s Topic:…

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Children & Youth

Religious Education

For Unitarian Universalists, religious education includes all of the ways that children, teens and adults grow toward their potential as compassionate, ethical and fulfilled human beings. Our Religious Education program offers weekly updates on ways to connect with our families, faith, and community. Sign up for our RE Weekly News! 

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Sunday Forum

January 24, 2021  11:00 am

“Science, Law, and Criminal Legal System Reform”

Kate Judson, Executive Director, Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences Forensic science is a powerful tool to convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent. But…

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Upcoming Events

contemplating poetry
January 20, 2021 | 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 2, 2021

Poetry Contemplation


Join us on Wednesday mornings. Listen, respond and rest with the words of selected poets and in the company of others in our community. Based… Get Details >

January 20, 2021 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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First and third Wednesday of the month.

Buddhist Study Group

Gathering Waters Sangha First and third Wednesdays of the month,  6:30-8:00 p.m. We meet via Zoom to share our thoughts and interpretations of Buddhist teachings… Get Details >

Featured News

A Statement from Wisconsin Faith Leaders

Social Justice

We, the undersigned Wisconsin faith leaders, are profoundly disturbed by persistent attempts over the last two months to overturn the will of the people as… Read More >

Improve Zoom Meetings for Those with Hearing Loss


We are pleased to announce that closed captioning is available for First Church Zoom meetings and events! This is part of our effort to serve… Read More >

Addressing Climate Change & Equity

Social Justice

Action in our city, in Wisconsin, and our nation is happening! You can participate. You can make a difference. Let’s move from despair to hope… Read More >