Category: Featured News

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… 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

Featured News

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

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… 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… 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 >

Words on the Wind: People of Courage

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By the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom October is going to be an exciting and important month for First Church’s future, and… 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… Read More >

All About Youth…

All News & Views, Featured News, Religious Education

By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator As T.S. Eliot said, [quote]“Every moment is a fresh beginning,” [/quote] and that is… Read More >

Reflections on the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly 2017

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By Bruce Wiggins, Denominational Affairs Coordinator This year, for the first time anyone can remember at First Church, we had… Read More >

Feast for Funds

Feast for Funds Is Coming!

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Feast for Funds is finally here! The bidding has begun.  If you haven’t had a chance to see all the… Read More >

Words on the Wind…

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by the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Welcome in to the 2017-18 church year! In reflecting on “welcome,” I learned the root… Read More >

Reflections on the 2017 Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly

All News & Views, Featured News, Social Justice

By Bruce Wiggins, Denominational Affairs Coordinator This year, for the first time anyone can remember at First Church, we had… Read More >

Institutional White Supremacy

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

By Celie Koneazny, YRUU youth member White Supremacy is the belief that white people are superior to those of other… Read More >