Category: Featured News

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 >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind: Fractals and Possibilities

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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

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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

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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

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

Maria Hamilton Addressing Dontre Day Vigil

Dontre Hamilton Vigil, April 29, 2018

Featured News, Social Justice

Maria Hamilton, mother of the late Dontre Hamilton, addresses participants at the Dontre Day Vigil at First Unitarian Society of… Read More >

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… 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… Read More >

First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Cottage Meetings Move Sanctuary Discernment Forward

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By Mary Buchel, Sanctuary Discernment Team Our Sanctuary Discernment Team held eight Cottage Meetings from October 1-November 5. We shared… Read More >

Black Lives Matter

Program the Parks

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By Kenyatta Yamel, Black Lives Matter Program the Parks is a grassroots community organization that works with youth and families… Read More >

Wisconsin UU Action Network Forming

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By Bruce Wiggins, Social Justice Council Chair Are You Interested in social and political change on the state and local… Read More >

Cottage Meetings: Attend and Speak Up So We Can Hear From You!

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By Lorraine Jacobs & Kitty Willkomm, Co-Chairs, Immigration Issues Action Group Almost every day this past year the news has… Read More >