News & Views

New Worship Associates 2023

Personal & Spiritual Development

New Worship Associate Cohort Named! We are excited to announce the names of the members who will be serving our… More >

Blessed at Pridefest Volunteers Needed

Social Justice

Local congregations are returning to spread love, joy and affirmation at the Blessed at Pridefest booth, June 2-3 in the… More >

Creativity as Your Playful Companion

Personal & Spiritual Development

I spent fifteen years as an art teacher, instructing children, youth and adults how to express themselves using clay, a… More >

Our Big Art of Life

Personal & Spiritual Development

At what age did your creativity come the easiest? During childhood, I remember finger painting as a preschooler, designing and… More >

Sabbatical Pulpit Guest Rev. Ashley Horan

Personal & Spiritual Development

Everyone wants to be active in Social Justice work and we are so proud of our UU organized approach to… More >

Spring Child Dedication May 14

Membership, Religious Education

On May 14, a Dedication of Parents and Children will take place during our 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday… More >

Electa Quinney Institute – STP April 2023

Social Justice

Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education (EQI) is the April Share the Plate recipient.  Located on the UWM campus,… More >

Update from the Forge Our Future Endowment Fund Task Force

Forge Our Future

The Forge Our Future Endowment Fund Policy Task Force (EFTF) is hard at work on the task of recommending the… More >

Clean Up Trash along our Rivers!

Social Justice

Are you aware of areas near rivers that need clean-up? Earth Justice Ministry (EJM) suggests you spend two hours of… More >

First Church Families Helping Out at Guest House

Religious Education

According to U.S. Census Bureau data, Milwaukee has the second-highest poverty rate among the top 50 most populated cities in… More >

Summer Service Proposals Wanted

Personal & Spiritual Development

Do you have a compelling message for our First Church community that would nourish, engage, and inspire? During the summer,… More >

Urgent Reminder to Vote in the April 4 Court Election!

Social Justice

The ideological balance of the Wisconsin Supreme Court will be decided in this election. This means the fate of issues… More >

No One Needs to Resist Alone

Personal & Spiritual Development

In the Soul Matters packet for this month’s theme of Resistance, Rev. Scott Tayler wrote, “None of us resist alone…. More >

Parents as Resisitors

Personal & Spiritual Development, Religious Education

It is the nature of children to push boundaries every day, and all the time. Growing humans learn by testing… More >

Sabbatical Pulpit Guest Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt Rescheduled

Personal & Spiritual Development

Unfortunately, due to a recent COVID exposure, Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt will not be able to visit us in Milwaukee… More >

First Sabbatical Pulpit Guest, Rev. Shari Halliday-Quan

Personal & Spiritual Development

After so much Sabbatical committee planning these last few months, we are excited to hear from our first Sabbatical pulpit… More >