News & Views

Hear about RE Volunteering from Beth

Religious Education

Beth Bruch shared this about her experience volunteering in the Children’s Religious Education program at First Church. “My boys and… More >

Circle of Hands

What Can Theme Circles Do for You?

Personal & Spiritual Development

Church member Dot Sherman describes her experience: “I enjoyed the opportunity to share life’s experience on a small intimate basis…. More >

feast for funds table

Circle Suppers Are Back!

Social Groups

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

First Church Youth Worship Featured by UUA

Religious Education, Social Justice

We are proud to announce that the First Church 2023 Youth Service has been chosen to be a part of… More >

Forward Scholars 23-24

Social Justice

Thanks to many dedicated staff leaders and volunteers (including First Church members), Common Ground’s FORWARD SCHOLARS was a resounding success… More >

Welcome to Religious Education 2023-24!

Religious Education

As we approach the fall season, we are excited to offer our Religious Education (RE) program for children and youth…. More >

Chancel Choir Starting Up-Join Us!

Music & Art

The Chancel Choir will be starting up again for the 2023-24 church year with Thursday evening rehearsals starting on August… More >

Kin Outside Your Family of Origin

Personal & Spiritual Development

On a recent visit to Minneapolis, I was reunited with my “spiritual friends” group. We hadn’t seen each other in-person… More >

Share the Plate, Sept. 22-May 23

Social Justice

THANK YOU on behalf of more than 150 non-profit organizations who benefitted from your generous financial support since January 2011…. More >

Single-Use Plastics – Yikes!

Social Justice

Do you know that Earth Justice Ministry partners with Plastic-Free MKE to help reduce single use plastics? If you already… More >

Endowment Task Force (EFTF) Update

Forge Our Future

Objective of Endowment The principle of the endowment fund will be protected. Any income of the endowment fund may be… More >

Theme Circle Facilitator Application Deadline July 15!

Personal & Spiritual Development

Do you enjoy our monthly worship themes? Can you help create a trusting space for reflection and exploration in a… More >

Farewell from Rev. Jim

Personal & Spiritual Development

Seems like just the other day that Rev. Kimberlee took my picture in the snow in front of church on… More >

Quiet Grace

Personal & Spiritual Development

There is obvious grace and then there is quiet grace. Obvious grace we notice in athletes and dancers. Quiet grace… More >

WUUSAN-Share the Plate, Summer 2023

Social Justice

The Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist State Action Network (WUUSAN) is our Share the Plate recipient for the summer months of June,… More >

Endowment Fund Task Force Update-June 2023

Forge Our Future

Here’s what the Endowment Fund Task Force has done since the prior Chanticleer update in May. Objective of Endowment The… More >