Groups Directory

This is a directory of all First Church groups, from social and spiritually nurturing groups to teams that conduct the business of the church, with current contact information.

Whether engaging with Social Justice initiatives, serving on a church committee, volunteering at Sunday Services, or socializing with fellow members, there’s a group for just about every level of interest.

Have an idea for a new group? Please fill out the Member-Led Ministry Group Proposal Form and a staff person will respond to your application.

Group Name

The Anti-Racism Team advances anti-racism, anti-oppression, and multiculturalism (ARAOMC) in First Church as a whole, focusing on anti-racism.   Learn More

Black Lives Matter is a movement in response to a legacy of slavery, racism and oppression in the U.S. To say that “black lives matter” doesn’t mean that all lives don’t matter. But the systemic devaluing of Black lives calls us to bear witness at this time.   Learn More

Group offering resources for and discussion of becoming and staying involved in local, regional and national efforts to support Black Lives Matter movement.   Learn More

First Church provides meals at the Cathedral Center for women and families. Look for announcements of times when First Church members will be providing and serving food at the Cathedral Center.   Learn More

Members meet monthly with ex-offenders or returning citizens to listen and offer support.   Learn More

First Church is a member of Common Ground, an organization of nonpartisan, proactive, everyday citizens dedicated to identifying pressing social problems facing our community and bringing about solutions together.   Learn More

Our democracy needs defense, nurturing and protection. Join us to learn about our power and responsibility as citizens as we work to counter voter suppression and achieve fair maps in Wisconsin.   Learn More

We need Earth; Earth needs us. Let’s change our habits together for a livable future. Join us while we learn and take action for a sustainable lifestyle at church, work and home.   Learn More

A committee that organizes and promotes our excellent, long-running Sunday Morning Forum series.   Learn More

First Church provides meals, usually every other month, at the Guest House shelter for men.   Learn More

Interchange Food Pantry is a nonprofit that feeds Milwaukee's hungry with kindness and respect by providing groceries (especially fresh fruits and vegetables) for well-balanced meals.   Learn More

For over 50 years, Interfaith Conference has connected with people of faith who are united for justice, work to bridge the divide.   Learn More

MICAH (Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope) is a multi-racial interfaith social justice organization. First Church members are welcome to get involved in MICAH by participating in committees focused on criminal justice racial disparity and “mass incarceration,” education equality, immigration justice, and jobs and economic development.   Learn More

Believing in the necessity of people taking responsibility for their communities and working together, Irma Morter made a bequest to First Church in support of a lecture series on topics related to “Individual Responsibility”.    Learn More

Since 2011, our Share the Plate program has provided an opportunity for church members to make contributions to important social programs that embody our Unitarian Universalist values in the wider community. Recipients are selected by our Share the Plate team from nominations submitted by our members.   Learn More

Serves as an umbrella organization of lay leaders who engage our congregation in member-led ministries of service, learning and action, addressing many compelling and urgent justice needs in our city and the world, while building relationships in the community.   Learn More