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Category: Personal & Spiritual Development

A People of Story

Personal & Spiritual Development

Human beings know ourselves and the world through story. We take journeys to distant lands through story and come home to ourselves through… More >

Be Inspired at General Assembly!

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

Really? An inspiring conference? Hear what three of last year’s attendees said: General Assembly is an incredible experience. Incredibly comprehensive,… More >

Witnessing Becoming Last April

Religious Education, Personal & Spiritual Development

The words, “witness butterfly metamorphosis at Home,” leapt off the educational catalog into my imagination last April, our first month… More >

Becoming

Personal & Spiritual Development

“If we’re always looking in mirrors—made of glass or social media—and looking outward, we should not be surprised when truly… More >

Becoming

Personal & Spiritual Development

April is often a transition month in Wisconsin. It is a great time to consider Becoming, whether that means moving… More >

Pastoral Care Associate, What’s It Like?

Personal & Spiritual Development

“Being a PCA has given me the opportunity to get to know many church members who I probably otherwise would… More >

Global Audience Attends “Hearts Wide Open”

Music & Art, Personal & Spiritual Development

On February 13, the First Church Music Ministry hosted “Heart Wide Open: Soulfolk & Song with LEA.”  107 Zoom accounts… More >

Want to Become a Worship Associate?

Personal & Spiritual Development

Apply by March 15! Worship Associates help lead our Sunday worship services, collaborating with the ministers to reflect on meaning,… More >

Levels of Commitment

Personal & Spiritual Development

Supporter, Sustainer, Visionary, Transformer? I’m a believer in commitments but struggle to practice in any disciplined manner, which is one… More >

Commitment

Personal & Spiritual Development

Learning requires many small acts of commitment. Learning to be a friend, a spouse, a community member. Learning to be… More >

Commitment

Personal & Spiritual Development

What does it mean to be a people of commitment? At First Church, I have noticed our folks take commitments… More >

Want to Become A Worship Associate?

Personal & Spiritual Development

Worship Associates help lead our Sunday worship services, collaborating with the ministers to reflect on meaning, purpose, and the life… More >

Sustaining our Community, Our Values, Our Souls

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

“Democratic citizenship may be an art we are forgetting how to practice…” notes author Marilynne Robinson in a Guardian opinion… More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions-Pastoral Care Ministry

Personal & Spiritual Development

I recall with deep gratitude the first few times that a friend truly listened to me. Those experiences made me… More >

For Us to Repair

Personal & Spiritual Development

Tikkun Olam represents a distinctive Jewish concept towards life that Unitarian Universalist share: The world can be made better by… More >

Starr King School for Ministry – February STP

Personal & Spiritual Development

Starr King School for the Ministry is our February Share the Plate recipient. Operating as a school for the ministry… More >