Category: Featured News

Karen Williams-Brusbardis exhibit

Karen Williams-Brusubardis Exhibit Opens in Leenhouts Gallery

All News & Views, Featured News, Music & Art

Welcome to a new exhibit of work by Milwaukee artist Karen Williams-Brusubardis, opening September 8, 2018, in the Leenhouts Gallery at First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee. The show will continue through November 3. Artist… Read More >

Cami Thomas, Religious Education Coordinator

Welcome, Cami Thomas – Religious Education Coordinator

All News & Views, Featured News, Religious Education

We have a new Religious Education Coordinator: Cami Thomas! We are thrilled to welcome Cami to our team. Cami will be running our Religious Education program this year as our community discerns the future… 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 moment and away from fears of the future or the past. Of course, when… Read More >

hearty meal

Guest House Meal – Volunteer Opportunity on August 18

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GUEST HOUSE MEAL: AUGUST 18. First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee will be providing and serving food for the evening meal at the Guest House Homeless Shelter for Men on Saturday, August 18. Would you… Read More >

Circle of Hands

Coming this Fall – Theme Circles!

Featured News, Personal & Spiritual Development

Many of you participated in Chalice Circles over the last 20-plus years. However, with participation in decline, we have decided it’s time for a change! We’re excited to explore the next step in the… 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 Madison on Monday, June 4. “You are the power of the earth and the… Read More >

First Church members at May Day March in Waukesha

May Day March in Waukesha, May 1, 2018

Featured News, Social Justice

Standing on the side of love! First Church members were among thousands involved in the recent May 1 March in Waukesha, organized by Milwaukee immigration-rights group Voces de la Frontera. The marchers gathered to… 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 Milwaukee.

Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Kaleka, Irma Morter lecture

Irma Morter Lecture, April 28, 2018

Featured News

Arno Michaelis, former skinhead and white-supremacy organizer and Pardeep Kaleka, a voice against hate crime after the 2012 shooting attack at his Oak Creek Sikh Temple, presented a lecture & workshop at the First… Read More >

Featured News

What Are Your Means to Achieve the Board’s Ends? Everyone on a ministry team, both staff-led and member-led, is invited to begin engaging with the question: What ministry Means will your team use to… Read More >

First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Cottage Meetings Move Sanctuary Discernment Forward

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

By Mary Buchel, Sanctuary Discernment Team Our Sanctuary Discernment Team held eight Cottage Meetings from October 1-November 5. We shared what we are learning about sanctuary and asked for your questions, concerns, and opinions…. Read More >

Black Lives Matter

Program the Parks

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice, Black Lives Matter

By Kenyatta Yamel, Black Lives Matter Program the Parks is a grassroots community organization that works with youth and families in the Sherman Park neighborhood. It has been working to provide positive activities for… 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 level? Several UU Congregations in our state are beginning to form a state action… 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 reported on issues affecting immigrants. The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee congregation can no… Read More >

Words on the Wind: People of Courage

All News & Views, Featured News

By the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom October is going to be an exciting and important month for First Church’s future, and an opportune time to explore our October theme of what it means to be… Read More >

An Update From Our Immigration Issues Action Group

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By Kitty Wilkomm and Lorraine Jacobs, Co-Chairs We offer opportunities to deepen everyone’s understanding regarding immigrant and refugee experiences. Sanctuary Discernment news and schedules are posted on the church bulletin board in the hallway,… Read More >

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