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Dena’s Digressions – Stillness

Personal & Spiritual Development

One of my favorite InterPlay forms is called Shapes and Stillness. You can do it with one hand or your… More >

Pick Up Your Christmas Kits


The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom. We want you to have everything you need on Christmas Eve to celebrate First Church-style during… More >

Christmas Eve Offering Recipients

Social Justice, Holiday

Every year, our congregation gives the entire Christmas Eve offering away. This year, we are giving the offering to two… More >

First Church stained-glass windows

Words on the Wind – Stillness

Personal & Spiritual Development

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister. What does it mean to be a people of Stillness? Is stillness strongest right before… More >

Reparations: Why Wealth Gap Matters

Social Justice, Black Lives Matter

Black Americans experience disproportionately high rates of unemployment, significantly lower income, overrepresentation among essential workers, and health disparities which include… More >

Return to Stillness

Personal & Spiritual Development

December stillness conjures images of quiet walks in nature, listening for a bird call, or being in a cloud of… More >

Planned Parenthood – Dec. Share the Plate

Social Justice

by Dawn Blackmore, Share the Plate Team. Planned Parenthood Wisconsin is our December Share the Plate recipient. Planned Parenthood has… More >

Holiday Community Giving

Social Justice, Religious Education, Holiday

Rev. Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson Spread joy this holiday season through giving and community connections! Though we cannot gather in Coffee… More >

Holiday Giving Tree


Rev. Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson. BY DECEMBER 4! We have a short window to be a part of our local Holiday… More >

Join the Cast of the Virtual Holiday Pagent


SIGN UP BY DECEMBER 6. This year, our children and youth will tell the timeless story of the birth of… More >

Virtual Holiday Choir Forming


Tristan Strelitzer, Choral Director. With a different kind of holiday season, we will have a different kind of Holiday Choir… More >

Christmas Eve - candlelight service

Send Us a Candlelit Photo of You!


Send Us a Candlelit Photo of You for Christmas Eve! While we cannot be together in person on Christmas Eve,… More >

Widening the Circle of Concern

Social Justice, Black Lives Matter

by Mary Devitt, BLM2WUU Coordinator. UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray’s recent letter called the UUA’s Commission on Institutional Change’s report Widening… More >

Food, Climate Change & Equity

Social Justice

Combat Climate Change & Promote Equity by Improving our Food System by Bruce Wiggins, Earth Justice Ministry. Our food system… More >

Jennifer Nordstrom, Senior Minister

Words on the Wind–Healing

Personal & Spiritual Development

by Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom The early November winds carry us to a time of transition: one of seasons, one of… More >

Share the Plate–Zao MKE Church

Social Justice

By Dawn Blackmore, Share the Plate Team. Zao MKE Church is our November Share the Plate recipient. Since 2016, Zao MKE… More >