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Category: All News & Views

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Pastoral Care Update from Rev. Dena

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There is no script for these times. We are all learning as we go—building skills of resilience and letting compassion,… Read More >

Coronavirus March 13 Update – This Sunday Moves Online

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Hello Again Dear First Church Members and Friends, Based on today’s news of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Milwaukee,… Read More >

Response to COVID-19 – March 12

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Dear Ones, We write to you in the anxious and ambiguous times of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As is always… Read More >

March Share the Plate – Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

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by Dawn Blackmore Planned Parenthood Wisconsin is our March Share the Plate recipient, chosen by the teens in our Youth… Read More >

Marching Towards Justice

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by Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator March is a month with many interesting national days. In fact,   in March we… Read More >

February Share the Plate – Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

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By Dawn Blackmore. Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU) is our February Share the Plate recipient. Formed in 2015, BLUU’s… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Resilience

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Resilience is defined as a person’s capacity to recover quickly from suffering. The definition for an object with resilience is… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions – Resilience

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The staff-led Adult Spiritual Development Team has been hard at work over the last couple of years revisioning our program… Read More >

“Creating the Habit of Resilience”

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By Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Director of Religious Education,. Caring for a child evokes an incessant desire to protect, a wish… Read More >

“Love is Community”

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By Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator. It all started on a late Thursday night. I was in the office finishing… Read More >

January Share The Plate – Victory Garden Initiative

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By Dawn Blackmore. Victory Garden Initiative is our January Share the Plate recipient. Founded in 2009, Victory Garden Initiative’s slogan… Read More >

You are Going to Love Religious Education Volunteering!

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By Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson,Director of Religious Education. This new year we are making some changes in Religious Education (RE) and… Read More >

2020 Vision

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By Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator. As we welcome a new year and transition out of this decade, we are… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions

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Many of you are familiar with the practice of creating covenants for our work together at First Church. A covenant… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Integrity

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Amazingly, we are beginning a new decade this month. According to movies from my childhood, this should be the decade… Read More >

Formation Finish Line

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I am Boston bound early this December as I journey to see the Ministerial Fellowship Committee (MFC), one of the… Read More >