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Saving our JobLines

UUCW members have signed the JobLines Petition, calling for a continuation of the JobLines when the initial funding ends on December 31. Unlike other WISDOM campaigns, this one has not been successful. The JobLines resulted from a settlement with the Wisconsin and U.S. DOT, the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) and Milwaukee Inner City [...]

2018-09-13T19:16:57+00:00September 13th, 2018|E-News|

Welcome to a New Season of Religious Education

Marsha Thrall, Religious Education Coordinator — One of the easiest parts of preparing for this new adventure in Religious Education has been jumping into a Religious Education program where the difficult work has been completed for this season. I know that losing a long-term member of the church staff is always difficult and getting acquainted [...]

2018-09-13T16:15:06+00:00September 13th, 2018|News|

Nurture Your Spirit Through Music

There are many opportunities for meaningful personal enrichment in service to UUCW.  Music is an excellent way for you to have fun, meet new people, feed your spirit, and participate in a vibrant, vital ministry to the church. Music at UUCW is all-inclusive. Everyone can participate as they see fit and there are [...]

2018-09-06T01:10:13+00:00September 5th, 2018|News|

Soul Matters Sharing Circles are Coming Soon!

Soul Matters Sharing Circles are one of UUCW’s small group ministry programs. They offer a way for church members and friends to connect with one another and nurture each other’s inner growth via practices of honest presence, attentive listening, and open questioning. Each Sharing Circle has 6-9 members, including a facilitator.  They meet [...]

2018-08-30T17:36:40+00:00August 30th, 2018|E-News|

Sound and Set-Up Position Available

The Sound and Set-Up Person (Sexton) receives work schedule from the Church Administrator. Hours are based on church activities, but the Sexton will work at least one Sunday per month. Responsibilities include operating the UUCW sound system, lighting, and, occasionally, audio-visual equipment for worship services and other events. The Sexton may also be scheduled [...]

2018-08-30T15:50:44+00:00August 30th, 2018|News|

UUCW Supports Pewaukee Food Pantry

The food collection in September will go to the Pewaukee Pantry where over 200 families are served each month. Because of the current economic conditions, the number of families needing assistance is growing. Now through October is the most difficult time for food pantries to keep nonperishable food on their shelves. When most [...]

2018-08-30T16:00:43+00:00August 30th, 2018|News|

Reflections from the Board – August

David Feil, UUCW President The church’s financial year begins in late Spring, and then, just before summer starts in earnest, the Board gets three new members! This June our three new members were Scott Shulick, Heather Bartlett, and Jeanne Jarecki. It's a nice thing to begin Board service at this time, because the [...]

2018-08-09T15:14:26+00:00August 9th, 2018|News|

August 5, 2018: O Ye of Little Faith?

Pulpit Guest: The Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen - Some people refer to Unitarian Universalists as people of little faith. (Even some UUs do.) We say they are wrong. Today's sermon will, we hope, show you why. About our Guest: The Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen recently retired from ministering at Olympia Brown UU [...]

2018-08-14T22:31:57+00:00August 5th, 2018|Sermons Archive|

A Message from Our New RE Coordinator

Hello UUCW!  My name is Marsha Thrall, and I am excited to have begun working as the Religious Education Coordinator here at Unitarian Universalist Church West. I like to call myself either an “ecumenical free agent” – or – an “agnostic follower of Jesus”.  Because of lived religious experiences, including experience with Mormonism, [...]

2018-08-02T19:49:18+00:00August 2nd, 2018|News|

UUCW Religious Education Program 2018-19

Course Descriptions 2018 – 2019 RAINBOW ROOM (both services pre-kindergarten) Celebrating Me! Celebrate the wondrous qualities of children and the animals, objects, and people around them. We focus on the five senses, children’s abilities, nature, animals, families, and our church home. PURPLE ROOM (both services kindergarten-grade 2) Hide & Seek with God: Weekly stories [...]

2018-07-26T23:21:48+00:00July 26th, 2018|E-News|