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October 2019

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
October 20, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Divinity in the Devil’s Curve”

Today’s Topic: The lemniscate, or Devil’s Curve, is a polar curve that traces back and forth in a series of… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
October 27, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Carrying Home With Us”

Today’s Topic: A turtle carries its home wherever it goes in the world. How can we humans build our own… Get Details >

November 2019

November 3, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Attention Is Our Most Valuable Currency”

Today’s Topic: Paying attention implies a transaction, a currency. We pay attention, we give and receive attention, there is a… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
November 10, 2019 | 9:00 am

“The Tension in Attention”

Today’s Topic: When we pay attention to one thing, we necessarily ignore a lot of others. How do we balance… Get Details >

November 17, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Radical Welcome”

Today’s Topic: In today’s political climate, being a Welcoming Congregation requires more of us than simply opening our doors to… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
November 24, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“What We Give Attention to Grows”

Today’s Topic: When people give their attention to the pieces of their lives for which they are grateful, they are… Get Details >

December 2019

December 1, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“The NEW New Covenant: Redefining UU Polity for the 21st Century”

Today’s Topic: As Unitarian Universalists around the country grapple with what, if anything, connects us, questions of power and authority… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
December 8, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“The Awesome Power of Human Connection”

Today’s Topic: Humans are some of the most powerful, resilient, destructive, and connected creatures on the planet. We have an… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
December 15, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Awesome Fear of the Holy”

Today’s Topic: The magnitude of our universe—time and space, black holes and galaxies, quantum physics and the theory of relativity—can… Get Details >

December 22, 2019 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

Multigenerational Holiday Pageant

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Today’s Topic: The December holiday season is filled with celebrations from many different faith traditions. This Sunday, we honor the beginning… Get Details >

Christmas Eve - candlelight service
December 24, 2019 | 3:30 pm & 5:00 pm & 6:30 pm

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

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Today’s Topic: Join us for a simple, traditional multigenerational Christmas Eve service of carols, candlelight, and stories. Three Services: 3:30… Get Details >

First Church stained-glass windows
December 25, 2019

No Services on Christmas Day

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First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee does not hold church services on Christmas Day, December 25. You are welcome to join… Get Details >

December 29, 2019 | 10:00 am

“Going Fast or Going Far: The Power of Community”

Today’s Topic: Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” As we… Get Details >

January 2020

January 5, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“You Don’t Have It Until You Live It”

Today’s Topic: There is a difference between saying you have integrity and living it. There is no pretending with integrity.… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
January 12, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“When We Fail”

Today’s Topic: What do we do when we fail to live in our integrity, as individuals or as a people?… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
January 19, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Morality vs. Ethics”

Today’s Topic: When discussing issues of right and wrong, people often use the terms “morality” and “ethics” interchangeably. However, morality… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
January 26, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Weaving Morals and Ethics Together”

Today’s Topic: Church is a place where we wrestle with moral and ethical dilemmas. Without a creed, how does Unitarian… Get Details >

February 2020

February 2, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Grit, Grief, and Resilience”

Is resilience simply the capacity to survive adversity or is it something more? Maya Angelou wrote, “You may encounter many… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
February 9, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Re-setting Your Stink Meter”

Today’s Topic: There are times in our lives where something awful resets the capacity of our This Stinks meter, raising… Get Details >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
February 16, 2020 | 9:00 am & 11:00 am

“Weaving Community Creates Resilience”

Today’s Topic: Resilience is not a solitary project—it comes through being in community with others. The more diverse an eco-system… Get Details >

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