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SEWUUC Fruit & Nut Sale

Buy your Fruits & Nuts Now!! Each year the Southeast Wisconsin Unitarian Universalist Congregations (SEWUUC) sponsors the selling of delicious chocolates, nuts, dried fruits, and snacks. The sale proceeds go towards purchasing spots on local public radio stations. This generates visits to the SEWUUC website ( which in turn directs visitors to individual congregations. Please [...]

2018-10-18T18:28:37+00:00October 18th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

The Making Memories Auction and the Brigadistas

A message from Rev. Suzelle Our biennial Auction is one of the biggest and best events we hold at UU Church West! It's a ton of fun, and it raises money to help fund our congregation's operations for two fiscal years. This year, the Auction will be on Saturday Evening, November 10, 2018.  You'll love [...]

2018-10-09T16:45:02+00:00October 9th, 2018|News|

Find Inner Peace with Lay Pastoral Care Team

October is such a beautiful month with chilly clear days, filled with vibrant colors. Normally, you would be looking forward to going to football games, to closing up the cottage, or maybe spending a last weekend camping.  But not this year.  Now the goblins of worry are scurrying around in your mind.  Do you have [...]

2018-10-04T18:38:06+00:00October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome Brianna Laux

Brianna Laux is the new Community Builder for UUCW. She will be introduced to the congregation on Sunday, October 7 at both services. Brianna’s mission is to help UUCW members and visitors connect with one another, get involved in church life, and access the resources we offer. You’ll see her most Sunday mornings. She’s excited [...]

2018-10-04T12:53:42+00:00October 4th, 2018|News|

UUCW Donations Support Menomonee Falls Food Pantry

The Menomonee Falls Food Pantry, known as “The Cart With A Heart,” will receive UUCW’s donations of non-perishable food at the end of October. The Falls Food Pantry’s mission is to gather and distribute food to residents in the greater Menomonee Falls area with acute or chronic need. Protein items are always appreciated but the [...]

2018-10-01T21:31:41+00:00October 1st, 2018|News|

October Split the Plate Supports: Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective (BLUU)

Split the Plate is one of UUCW’s programs of outreach and generosity. Each month we give half of all undesignated offering monies to a non-profit organization as a way to help us live our Unitarian Universalist values and serve our community. The Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective (BLUU) is an amazing Unitarian Universalist volunteer-led [...]

2018-10-01T12:59:14+00:00October 1st, 2018|News|

Solstice Singers Needed

Solstice Singers are needed for the Samhain Service held on Sunday, October 28. 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. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays, October 16 and October 23, from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. [...]

2018-09-27T19:03:59+00:00September 27th, 2018|E-News|

Dinners in the Home

DINNERS IN THE HOME is UUCW's moveable feast and a great way to get to know more members of our growing church. As a community building activity, each small group potluck features 6 to 8 members who gather in the homes of host members to share a meal and conversation. We will have an information [...]

2018-09-27T17:48:28+00:00September 27th, 2018|E-News|

UUCW Values Your Suggestions

At UUCW, we welcome suggestions from church members and friends. All suggestions are taken seriously — they will be brought to the attention of appropriate church leadership, considered, and responded to — in a timely manner. But it should be noted that not all suggestions will be actionable. There are three ways to submit a [...]

2018-09-20T22:32:19+00:00September 20th, 2018|E-News|

Sign Up for “Soul Circles” Small Groups

Soul Circles offer the gift of spiritual connection. Many of us come to church hungry to connect with our own deepest selves, the beauty of life, and the ways we can make a difference. Soul Circles (formerly called Soul Matters Sharing Circles) are groups of 6-9 people who meet once a month for sharing, listening, [...]

2018-10-04T18:34:29+00:00September 20th, 2018|E-News|

YRUU Car Wash Success

YRUU sponsored a car wash September 16th and it was a huge success! We want to thank our organizer, Natalie Fleury and the entire UUCW community. We raised $650!!! The high school youth worked extra hard on this beautiful sunny day (the advisers also worked up a good sweat). The youth are planning for their [...]

2018-09-20T20:35:35+00:00September 20th, 2018|E-News|

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 [...]

2018-10-19T13:57:43+00:00September 13th, 2018|News|