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January Share The Plate – Victory Garden Initiative

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By Dawn Blackmore. Victory Garden Initiative is our January Share the Plate recipient. Founded in 2009, Victory Garden Initiative’s slogan… Read More >

You are Going to Love Religious Education Volunteering!

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By Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson,Director of Religious Education. This new year we are making some changes in Religious Education (RE) and… Read More >

2020 Vision

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By Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator. As we welcome a new year and transition out of this decade, we are… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions

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Many of you are familiar with the practice of creating covenants for our work together at First Church. A covenant… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Integrity

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Amazingly, we are beginning a new decade this month. According to movies from my childhood, this should be the decade… Read More >

Formation Finish Line

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I am Boston bound early this December as I journey to see the Ministerial Fellowship Committee (MFC), one of the… Read More >

December Share The Plate – We Got This Milwaukee

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By Dawn Blackmore. We Got This Milwaukee is our December Share the Plate recipient. We Got This is a grassroots… Read More >

The Gift of Being Present

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By Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator. Tis the season of love and gratitude…and Starbucks, credit cards, discounts, half-off, retail, advertising,… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Awe

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What does it mean to be a people of awe? As we enter the winter holiday season, heading towards the… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions – Awe

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I resisted traveling to the Grand Canyon for many years — too predictable and touristy. Then I went and discovered… Read More >

Help us Deck the Halls!

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By Tom Schroeder, Facilities Manager. To help get in the holiday spirit, join us Tuesday, December 3, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.,… Read More >

Holiday Giving Tree & Mitten Tree Begin Nov. 24

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Holiday Giving Tree Spread holiday cheer by participating in this year’s Giving Tree program! We are thrilled to be paired… Read More >

Being an Agent of Change During the Season of Change

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by Cesar Cornier, Social Justice Coordinator. As we approach this transition into fall, I always look forward to seeing the… Read More >

Share The Plate – Believe in Students FAST Fund

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by Dawn Blackmore. “Believe in Students FAST Fund” is our November Share the Plate recipient. This is a fund to… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions – Attention

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Barbara Brown Taylor wrote in her book, An Altar in the World, “Paying attention requires no equipment, no special clothes,… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Attention

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Permaculture techniques include moving through the world with wide, loose attention to be aware of as much as possible. The… Read More >