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Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Desire

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In process theology, the divine uses desire to lure us into greater beauty, harmony, and relationship. Desire is the hook… Read More >

Sustainable Business Guide Available Online

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by Amy Monahan. As a member of the Earth Justice Ministry at First Unitarian Society, I was busy this last… Read More >

Summer Share the Plate

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by Dawn Blackmore. The Grand Avenue Club (GAC) is our summer Share the Plate recipient for the months of June,… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions – Simplicity

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We have a joke around the office, “It’s First Church: it’s complicated!” I used to marvel at how many layers,… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Simplicity

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The Shaker song tells us “Tis a gift to be simple, ‘tis a gift to be free,” and liberty-loving complexity-filled… Read More >

May Share the Plate – Kyle’s Korner

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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