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Category: Social Justice

Confronting the Challenges of Plastic

Social Justice

First Church Earth Justice Ministry is a coalition member of Plastic-Free MKE. We invite you to join us in 2023… More >

Christmas Eve Offering Recipients 2022

Social Justice, Holiday

Every year, our congregation gives the entire Christmas Eve offering away. This year, we are giving the offering to two… More >

Buy from Black-Owned Businesses for the Holidays!

Social Justice, Holiday

Holiday shopping is around the corner, and you can put your UU values to work by buying from Black, Indigenous,… More >

Holiday Giving Tree

Social Justice, Religious Education, Holiday

We are proud to be participating in United Way’s Holiday Giving Tree program this year. This program purchases gifts for… More >

Deck the Hams with Rings of Pineapple

Social Justice, Holiday

Did you miss the Thanksgiving part of the Holiday Dinner Drive from Interchange Food Pantry? Meant to bring in some… More >

Turkeys and Hams and Sides, Oh My!

Social Justice

INTERCHANGE FOOD PANTRY is holding a Holiday Dinner Drive, as pantry guest numbers—and food prices—are soaring. Can you help make… More >

Informed Voters are Powerful Voters

Social Justice

Make your voice heard. Vote early (early voting begins on Tuesday, October 25 and ends on Saturday, November 5) or… More >

Defend Democracy, Help Get Out the Vote

Social Justice

Are you looking for some way to help Get Out The Vote for the November 8 mid-term elections? During the… More >

Share the Plate Oct – Forward Scholars

Social Justice

Our October Share the Plate partner is Common Ground’s Forward Scholars program. In listening sessions with the Milwaukee community, CG… More >

Thanks to Our Voting Activists!

Social Justice

We extend a big thank you to the many First Church members who worked at the polls on August 9… More >

Spreading the UU Word Across Wis.

Social Justice

The Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist State Action Network (WUUSAN) was formed to build a statewide network employing the power of the… More >

Journalism, You, and the Future of Truth Seeking

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

As a longtime journalist, Dave Umhoefer offered tips while in the pulpit this summer for dealing with disinformation – and… More >

Share the Plate Sept–Plastic Free MKE

Social Justice

Our September Share the Plate partner is Plastic-Free MKE. This coalition’s mission is to reduce the harms that unnecessary plastics… More >

Two First Church Members Begin Tutoring Organization with Common Ground

Social Justice

Molly Shiffler and Kristi Gutierrez are two of six members of Common Ground who have initiated a new organization to… More >

Ways to Help Defend Democracy

Social Justice

Our fifth principle of Unitarian Universalism is the right of conscience and the use of the democratic principle within our… More >

Volunteer Helping Stop Lead Poisoning

Social Justice

The Coalition on Lead Emergency (COLE) would love to have more volunteers from First Church. This became evident in a… More >