News & Views

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 >

Want to Become a Worship Associate? Apply by March 31!

Personal & Spiritual Development

Worship Associates (WA) help lead our Sunday worship services, collaborating with the ministers to reflect on meaning, purpose, and the… More >

Apply for Financial Assistance to GA 2023


You may apply for financial assistance from the church to help you attend General Assembly (GA) this year, June 21-25…. More >

Don’t Sleep through the April 4 Wis. Supreme Court Election

Social Justice

The ideological balance of the state’s highest court will be decided next month. This means the fate of issues such… More >

Exciting Forge Our Future Announcement

Forge Our Future

The First Church Board of Trustees has been thrilled to see the amazing work of the Forge Our Future campaign… More >

Common Ground Assembly: Better Conditions in MKE Public Housing

Social Justice

MARCH 26, 3:00-4:30 PM. Mark your calendar to attend Common Ground’s Assembly at Mt. Mary University at 2900 Menomonee River… More >

Annual Pledge Drive 2023


WONDER  Every Sunday our doors and our YouTube channel are open to all in need of comfort, awakening, and wonder…. More >

Renewing Religious Education

Religious Education

When children, youth and families come to First Church, what do we want them to experience? In 2018-19, I clearly… More >

Pathfinders-STP March 2023

Social Justice

Pathfinders is one of Wisconsin’s oldest and most effective nonprofit organizations serving youth in crisis and is our March partner…. More >

Endowment Fund Task Force Update

Forge Our Future

In January the Board formed a Forge Our Future Endowment Fund Policy Task Force with the charge to draft and… More >

Risk Being Fully Known

Personal & Spiritual Development, Religious Education

“Church is a place where you get to practice what it means to be human.” — James Luther Adams, Unitarian… More >

Practice Vulnerability in a Place of Trust

Personal & Spiritual Development

When we are acting competent, we may look calm and capable on the surface, while underneath we are paddling frantically… More >

Nearby Nature MKE-STP Feb 2023

Social Justice

February Share the Plate Nearby Nature Milwaukee is our February Share the Plate partner.  Nearby Nature is an environmental justice… More >

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Important Business at General Assembly

Membership, Social Justice

June 21-25, In Pittsburgh, Virtual or Live This year, two extremely important matters will be decided by delegates at General… More >

Join First Church’s Own Buddhist Group

Personal & Spiritual Development

I joined the First Church “sangha” about 15 years ago. I had been thinking about it but was a bit… More >