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Paid Internship – Tenor Choral Scholar Position


Tenor Choral Scholar Position – OPENING Available for 2018–19 The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is currently accepting applications for a Tenor Choral Scholar position in our church. This paid internship commences mid-August 2018… Read More >

First Church members at May Day March in Waukesha

May Day March in Waukesha, May 1, 2018

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Standing on the side of love! First Church members were among thousands involved in the recent May 1 March in Waukesha, organized by Milwaukee immigration-rights group Voces de la Frontera. The marchers gathered to… Read More >

Maria Hamilton Addressing Dontre Day Vigil

Dontre Hamilton Vigil, April 29, 2018

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Maria Hamilton, mother of the late Dontre Hamilton, addresses participants at the Dontre Day Vigil at First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee.

Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Kaleka, Irma Morter lecture

Irma Morter Lecture, April 28, 2018

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Arno Michaelis, former skinhead and white-supremacy organizer and Pardeep Kaleka, a voice against hate crime after the 2012 shooting attack at his Oak Creek Sikh Temple, presented a lecture & workshop at the First… Read More >

Membership Musings, by Lynne Jacoby


“Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do.” William Ellery Channing, Unitarian Minister 1780-1842…. Read More >

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What Are Your Means to Achieve the Board’s Ends? Everyone on a ministry team, both staff-led and member-led, is invited to begin engaging with the question: What ministry Means will your team use to… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions: Emergence


On my walk today, I found evidence of spring’s emergence–swelling buds on a magnolia tree, a song sparrow’s voice of celebration, snowdrops blooming, dog poop melting into the garden. Emergence reveals both the beauty… Read More >

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WORDS on the WIND: Emergence


 What does it mean to be a people of Emergence?   It has been a long and sometimes hard winter. I know our community is especially tender with two recent surprising deaths of prominent… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions: Listening


The healing power of one-to-one listening simply cannot be over-estimated. To be truly heard by another human being is rare in our fast-paced lives. Those of you who have received the calm presence and… Read More >

WORDS on the WIND: Balance


March includes Spring Equinox when the hours of dark and light are evenly balanced. It can be a good time to reflect on equanimity. Is balance a state of stillness or dance? In yoga… Read More >

RE-Flections – Black People Matter Curriculum Offered

Blog, Religious Education

By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education “Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is another. Access is another.  Ignorance is another. Apathy is another, and so on.  So… Read More >

What is your Intention?


Intention is one of the most complex, challenging, and ultimately private processes that human beings engage in. Only the person holding the intention really knows what the intention is. Intention plays a critical role… Read More >

WORDS on the WIND: Intention


By The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Intention, our January theme, is somewhere on the road between hope and commitment—it is not quite a goal, not quite a plan, and yet more than a vague hoping…. Read More >

Stewardship Moment: Time, Talent, and Treasure

Blog, Personal & Spiritual Development

By Tony Panciera, Stewardship Council Chair December always brings familiar memories – snow, holidays, family, food, and gifts to name a few. During the past month, I have been reflecting a lot on my… Read More >

Money Talks: Invest with your Values

Social Justice

By Terry Wiggins All UUs should know about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). The Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA’s) Socially Responsible Investing Committee (SRIC) tells us, “Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) means making money AND making a… Read More >

Join the UU Love Resists Campaign

Blog, Social Justice

By Bruce Wiggins, Chair, Social Justice Council The Social Justice Council (SJC) encourages all First Church members and friends to join the UUA Love Resists Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to have… Read More >