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

September 27, 2020  10:00 am

“Repair and Renew”

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

September 27, 2020  11:00 am

“The Maps Mess In Wisconsin”

Presenter: Carlene Bechen, Fair Maps Organizer, Wisconsin Voices. Carlene Bechen, will share the history of redistricting in Wisconsin, the impact of gerrymandered maps and where…

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Upcoming Events

contemplating poetry
September 23, 2020 | 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 2, 2021

Virtual 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 >

September 25, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Intro Computer Class

4 Fridays, 1:00 pm., September 25 – October 16 (Series 1) You are invited to join us for this free, four-week online class. Office Manger… Get Details >

Featured News

Unitarian Society of Milwaukee stained glass window

Sunday Activities Quick Links


  Use these convenient and secure links to join our online programs.   Religious Education: For info about our RE program. Sign up to receive… Read More >

Dena McPhetres, Associate Minister

Dena’s Digressions

Personal & Spiritual Development

The Rev. Dena McPhetres A wise mentor once told me that when people attend a wedding ceremony, they celebrate the new couple’s commitment while simultaneously… Read More >

Our October Ordination

Kimberlee's Ordination

by Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Minister of Religious Education There is a leap of faith that is required in becoming a Unitarian Universalist minister. In contrast… Read More >