Category: 175th Anniversary

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Citizens of Milwaukee: A Blog for First Church: 175th Anniversary

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A Great Influence on the Thought and Life of the People Citizens of Milwaukee: A Blog for First Church: 175th Anniversary… Read More >

Odds and Ends from Box 1: Citizens of Milwaukee: A Blog for First Church: 175th Anniversary

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By Jim Marten In 1868, when a number of First Church members left the congregation, the annual meeting notes referred… Read More >

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The Day My Life Changed Forever…

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  By Kim Schutte Holbrook On a beautiful summer day in 2015, here in the Twin Cities, while sitting at my… Read More >

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“The Troubles of His Country Were His Own”: Rev. N. A. Staples

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Jim Marten, Professor of History and Department Chair at Marquette University and a member of First Church, wrote a blog… Read More >

175th Anniversary Campaign Announced! By Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom

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This year, our congregation is celebrating our 175th anniversary. For 175 years, our church has been a beacon of liberal… Read More >

Citizens of Milwaukee: Starting Over, Again

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By Jim Marten, 175th Anniversary Team Member and Chair of Marquette University’s History Department Megan Marshall began last month’s Morter… Read More >

Oct. 2016 Stewardship Moment

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By Lisa Koneazny, Stewardship Team Member   New beginnings, and celebrations of our 175th anniversary, are already filling this church… Read More >

2016 Annual Irma Morter Lecture: October 9 In Celebration of our 175th Anniversary

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Annual Irma Morter Lecture “Fullness of Being: Margaret Fuller & Transcendental ‘Self-Dependence’” 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 9 Join us to… Read More >

Citizens of Milwaukee: Pleasant People Drawn Together

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By Jim Marten   In 1843, the radical Unitarian reformer, activist, and writer Margaret Fuller took a summer vacation to… Read More >

Citizens of Milwaukee: Our Duty to Apply Ourselves With Increased Zeal

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By Jim Marten, 175th Anniversary Team Member and Chair of Marquette University’s History Department   “Does not the past speak… Read More >

Citizens of Milwaukee: Introducing Our 175th Anniversary

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By Jim Marten, 175th Anniversary Team Member and Chair of Marquette University’s History Department   Milwaukie Courier, August 18, 1841:… Read More >