News & Views

Share the Plate – Pathfinders

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Every spring, our Religious Education Program youth members choose an organization to receive Share the Plate donations. Pathfinders, an organization… Read More >

Reflections on Teaching Black People Matter

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When our Religious Education Coordinator Cami Thomas asked me to help with teaching Black People Matter this winter, I was… Read More >

Taking Time to Walk the Walk

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Within social justice circles, the dilemma of “talking the talk” versus “walking the walk” is often brought up. I often… Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: People of Trust

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When I was a child, I loved watching the movie Sound of Music. My parents bought the album and we… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind: Fractals and Possibilities

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Fractals are self-similar patterns repeating at different scales. They pattern our lungs, tree branches and leaves, snowflakes and river routes…. Read More >

Rev. Dena McPhetres

Dena’s Digressions: Possibilities

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Simply by calling something new, we invite possibilities. The New Year, whenever we observe it, marks a beginning, a fresh… Read More >

turkey casserole

Guest House Meal on Saturday, December 15 – A Chance to Cook, Serve, or Donate

Social Justice

Attention First Church friends: First Church will provide supper for the 86 men of the Guest House Shelter on Saturday,… Read More >

Emergency Wildfire Relief Special Collection This Sunday

Social Justice

The Camp wildfire in Paradise, California is the most destructive wildfire in California history, with the Woolsey fire and Hill… Read More >

Christmas Eve Service at Fist Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Winter Holiday Events 2018

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You are cordially invited to join us December 12 for Blue Christmas Vespers. December 23 for a Holiday Pageant. December 24 for Christmas Eve Candlelight Services. See post for details.

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

The Dark Can Be Luminous, and It Can Be Lonely

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When the earth turns away from the sun and the land grows colder and darker, people huddle around fires and… Read More >

Blue Candles

The Winter Holidays and “Awe-robics”

Personal & Spiritual Development

The winter holidays are a mixed bag: stressful, sad, lonely, yet also magical with moments of love and forgiveness that… Read More >

fruit and nuts, First Church fundraiser

Buy your Fruits and Nuts in October

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Buy your Fruits and Nuts this Month! by Bruce Wiggins Each year the Southeast Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist Congregations (SEWUUC) sells… Read More >

pork ramen broth

Let’s Party! A First Church Feast for Funds Story

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Susie & Laura’s Feast for Funds Story by Susie Siedelman and Laura Maker We both love having people over and… Read More >

Karen Williams-Brusbardis exhibit

Karen Williams-Brusubardis Exhibit Opens in Leenhouts Gallery

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Welcome to a new exhibit of work by Milwaukee artist Karen Williams-Brusubardis, opening September 8, 2018, in the Leenhouts Gallery… Read More >

veggie casserole

It’s Time to Sign Up for Circle Suppers!

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Circle Suppers are a wonderful opportunity to meet new people and deepen existing friendships in a relaxed setting. The small-group… Read More >

Bay View Farmers Market

C’Mon Home To Eat in September!

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You are what you eat! Sign up now for a September “eat local challenge.” Our Earth Justice Ministry challenges all… Read More >