Category: Featured News

May Share the Plate – Kyle’s Korner

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice, Religious Education

by Dawn Blackmore. The May Share the Plate recipient is chosen each year by the children in our Religious Education… Read More >

Reflections from Your Social Justice Intern

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

When I walked into this building eight short months ago, I had no idea what I was walking into. I… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions – Curiosity

Uncategorized, All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

When I was in school, I had a reputation for being a walking encyclopedia of questions. When I encountered traditional… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Curiosity

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

Curiosity can be a powerful tool for learning and transformation. In our Unitarian Universalist congregations, we often use critique as… Read More >

April Share the Plate – River Revitalization Foundation

All News & Views, Featured News

by Dawn Blackmore. The River Revitalization Foundation (RRF) is our April Share the Plate recipient. Cash collected in the plate… Read More >

News from Your SJ Intern

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

Throughout my internship, I have faced a lot of questions. People often ask me what my plans are for the… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

Grieving sucks. I’m just sayin’. It’s hard. We don’t get over a deep loss. We go through it, each in… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

What does it mean to be a people of wholeness in the midst of all this grief, and spring also… Read More >

Reflections on Teaching Black People Matter

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

When our Religious Education Coordinator Cami Thomas asked me to help with teaching Black People Matter this winter, I was… Read More >

Taking Time to Walk the Walk

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

Within social justice circles, the dilemma of “talking the talk” versus “walking the walk” is often brought up. I often… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: People of Trust

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

When I was a child, I loved watching the movie Sound of Music. My parents bought the album and we… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind: Fractals and Possibilities

All News & Views, Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

Fractals are self-similar patterns repeating at different scales. They pattern our lungs, tree branches and leaves, snowflakes and river routes…. Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: Possibilities

Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

Simply by calling something new, we invite possibilities. The New Year, whenever we observe it, marks a beginning, a fresh… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

The Dark Can Be Luminous, and It Can Be Lonely

Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

When the earth turns away from the sun and the land grows colder and darker, people huddle around fires and… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Being in the Here and Now

Featured News, Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

Being in the Here and Now is one of meditation’s techniques for calming the mind, centering it in the present… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Speaks at Poor People's Campaign Event

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Speaks at Poor People’s Campaign Event

Featured News, Social Justice

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister at the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee, speaks at the Poor People’s Campaign event in… Read More >