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Category: Social Justice

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 >

Roe v. Wade Overturned-Pastoral Response

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

June 25, 2022 Dear Ones, We join you in sadness and anger at the Supreme Court’s decision June 24, 2022… More >

EJM Joins Plastic-Free Coalition

Social Justice

First Church Earth Justice Ministry (EJM) has joined the coalition Plastic-Free MKE which strives to reduce single-use plastic in our… More >

Share the Plate Summer-HEAR Wis.

Social Justice

HEAR Wisconsin is our summer Share the Plate partner. HEAR Wisconsin is a local nonprofit that helps people of all… More >

Assemblies & Presidencies & Faith, Oh My!

Social Justice, Membership

Tis the season to connect with our national Unitarian Universalist faith. Our annual national gathering, where we make decisions about… More >

A Conversation with Past Anti-Racism Team Member Ron Oshima

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

  Justice is a word that we hear often at First Church and justice is a value that we hold… More >

Share the Plate May-Guest House of Mke

Social Justice

The children of our congregation have selected Guest House of Milwaukee as the Share the Plate partner for May. For… More >

UU Principles in 21st Century-Input Welcome

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

Learn More about Article II and Proposed Bylaw Changes In four UU Principles in the 21st Century workshops, we’ve been… More >

Guest House & RE Sandwich Making Day

Social Justice, Religious Education

On April 10 we are re-awakening our faith by partnering with Guest House to learn about homelessness and hunger in… More >