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

October 25, 2020  10:00 am

“Listen to the Quiet”

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

October 25, 2020  11:00 am

“The Jali Fruit Company”

Presenter:  Josh Shefner, Founder and CEO-Agricycle Global Inc. Jali Fruit Co. sells high-quality, dried fruit from around the world through directly trading with smallholder farmers….

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Upcoming Events

contemplating poetry
October 21, 2020 | 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 >

October 21, 2020 | 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

All-In For the Election Challenge

Social Justice

by Jerry Fredrickson, UU the Vote Team. Imagine what impact we could have if every member of our three largest UU congregations in Wisconsin made… Read More >

Ordination Introductions

Kimberlee's Ordination

Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Minister of Religious Education. This month First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee will be ordaining me! I want to thank you all for… Read More >

Deep Listening

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom. This October, our community will explore what it means to be a people of deep listening. What happens when you listen… Read More >