Common Ground

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First Church is a member of Common Ground, a non-partisan group in Southeast Wisconsin, dedicated to identifying problems facing our community and implementing creative solutions.

Since its inception in 2008, Common Ground has waged successful campaigns in the areas such as Voter Accountability, Education/Youth/Family, Environment, Gun Violence, Healthcare, Neighborhood Development, Racial Justice, Housing, Jobs/Workforce Development, and Mental Health.

The Core Team members meet as needed to research and take effective action. You are welcome to join us and learn more at

What does Common Ground do?

Here is a list of some of their campaigns. Click here for more details.

First Church Core Team Leaders are ready to welcome you:

  • George Bledsoe
  • Lynn Connolly
  • Rod DePue
  • Mary Ann Fisher
  • Jerry Fredrickson
  • Alan Jaberg
  • Russ Langford
  • Mary Ann Steger
  • Cathy Startt
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