News & Views

Words on the Wind: People of Courage

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By the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom October is going to be an exciting and important month for First Church’s future, and… Read More >

An Update From Our Immigration Issues Action Group

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By Kitty Wilkomm and Lorraine Jacobs, Co-Chairs We offer opportunities to deepen everyone’s understanding regarding immigrant and refugee experiences. Sanctuary… Read More >

All About Youth…

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By Deb Solis, Youth Program Coordinator As T.S. Eliot said, [quote]“Every moment is a fresh beginning,” [/quote] and that is… Read More >

Reflections on the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly 2017

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By Bruce Wiggins, Denominational Affairs Coordinator This year, for the first time anyone can remember at First Church, we had… Read More >

Special Welcome Mats

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By Lynne Jacoby, Membership Development Coordinator Years ago when my parent’s little Congregational church in Vermont was struggling to become… Read More >

Feast for Funds

Feast for Funds Is Coming!

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Feast for Funds is finally here! The bidding has begun.  If you haven’t had a chance to see all the… Read More >

Immigration

UU Latinx DACA statement

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To our Unitarian Universalist siblings,                              … Read More >

Children & Youth to Join Us Weekly In Worship

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education Communal worship is the central spiritual practice of Unitarian Universalism and is an… Read More >

Words on the Wind…

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by the Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Welcome in to the 2017-18 church year! In reflecting on “welcome,” I learned the root… Read More >

Meaningful Connections: Literacy Services of Wisconsin

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By Cheryl Butterfield Two days a week I tutor English as a second language to immigrants at Literacy Services of… Read More >

Dr. Guy McPherson Challenged, Angered and Cheered Audience

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By Terry Wiggins On July 12, First Church hosted nearly 150 people to listen to Dr. Guy McPherson talk about… Read More >

Our Sanctuary Discernment Continues

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By Patricia Geenen, Immigration Issues Action Group By sharing knowledge and experiences at Sanctuary Sunday gatherings (the second Sunday of… Read More >

Reflections on the 2017 Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly

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By Bruce Wiggins, Denominational Affairs Coordinator This year, for the first time anyone can remember at First Church, we had… Read More >

Candles Memorial

Taking to Children about Charlottesville

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Dear First Church Families- We are grieving this week after the heartrending violence in Charlottesville. Once again we find ourselves… Read More >

Reflection

A Minister’s Reflection: Charlottesville

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This weekend, white nationalists terrorized the people of Charlottesville, Virginia, spewing hate and committing violence. The group committing and encouraging… Read More >

First Church Receives the 2017 United Nations Blue Ribbon Award!

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By Janet Nortrom I was honored to receive the United Nations Blue Ribbon Award on behalf of the First Unitarian… Read More >