Category: Featured News

Sept. 2016 Denominational Affairs Update

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By Bruce Wiggins, Denominational Affairs Coordinator   Unitarian Heroes Defy Nazis: Ken Burns Film on MPTV Sept. 20: Defying the… Read More >

Lessons from General Assembly for and from Earth Justice Ministry

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By Terry Wiggins   At the very first workshop I attended at this interfaith General Assembly, historian and Meadville Lombard… Read More >

Chalice Circles: The Calm During and After a Storm

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By Cheri Taylor, Membership Development Coordinator   Small group ministry programs, such as First Church’s Chalice Circle program, not only… Read More >

Continuing to be a Multigenerational Community

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By the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom   One of the ways the church calls us to our best selves is through… Read More >

Sept. 2016 Religious Education News

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LOOKING AHEAD IN RE STAFFING: RE Administrative Assistant Position to Open this Fall! We are excited for Kari Stenitzer, our… Read More >

2016 Youth Mission Trip Roundup

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The mission trip was an awesome experience for me. Even though it was my first year, I was treated with… Read More >

“Run for a Reason” A Fun-Run/Walk for the Interchange Food Pantry

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By Bryna Goeckner   First Church runners and walkers, we have been challenged to get at least 20 participants in… Read More >

Sept. 2016 All About Youth from Deb Solis: Gearing Up for New Year

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By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator   Love radically. Serve gratefully. Wonder daily – Unitarian Universalist   Our youth are… Read More >

Sept. 2016 RE-flections from Beryl Aschenberg: Your Children Need RE

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education   I’ve been thinking about the impact that Unitarian Universalism can have on… Read More >

Sept. 2016 Dena’s Digressions: Welcoming Worship Associates and Rev. Jennifer

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By The Rev. Dena McPhetres, Associate Minister   Congratulations to our new Worship Associates: Amanda Panciera, Lisa Gies, Rollie Hanson,… Read More >

Unrest in Milwaukee

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By the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom   I am writing to you after two days of unrest in a city in… Read More >

Citizens of Milwaukee: Introducing Our 175th Anniversary

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By Jim Marten, 175th Anniversary Team Member and Chair of Marquette University’s History Department   Milwaukie Courier, August 18, 1841:… Read More >

Black Lives Matter to WI UUs and FUSM

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By Mary Devitt, Justice Building Innovator; Bruce Wiggins, Social Justice Council Chair; Cheri Taylor, Membership Development Coordinator   With the… Read More >

Make a Difference With Your Time This Year. Be an RE Class Volunteer!

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education   Five- to Seven-Year-Olds Ask the Best Questions! We are seeking one person… Read More >

August 2016 RE-flections from Beryl Aschenberg: Your Children Need This Church

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education   It’s Time to Register for Your Children’s Fall Religious Education!   I… Read More >

August 2016 Membership Moments from Cheri Taylor: Let’s Heal Together

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By Cheri Taylor, Membership Development Coordinator “I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other,… Read More >