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Scrap Metal Program Continues

The Earth Ministry and Stewardship committees have joined forces to collect and recycle scrap metal to encourage greater recycling and to raise funds for UUCW. Please bring in beverage and food aluminum and stainless-steel cans that have been thoroughly cleaned. Other metal products that you no longer need are also accepted, such as metal shears, [...]

2019-01-17T17:58:37+00:00January 17th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

Build 2020 Update

From Phil Kroner, Build 2020 Task Force Chair The Build 2020 Team knows that many of our members and friends have questions about what's happening with our upcoming renovations. Here are some that folks have asked, and our current answers. I’m new to UUCW. What are we planning to do to the building, and why? [...]

2019-01-17T17:59:43+00:00January 17th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

REflections – A message from our Religious Education Coordinator

Happy New Year, UUCW! November and December have been a whirlwind of activity in Religious Education, especially for our middle school groups. As a group, we’ve been working hard, and learning about how “shop local” and “shop black” movements can both uplift and sustain our neighbors within the greater Milwaukee community. But our explorations have [...]

2019-01-09T22:14:16+00:00January 9th, 2019|News|

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Activities in Waukesha and Milwaukee

Sunday, January 20, after 9:15 and 11:00 am services - "Freedom Walk" Unitarian Universalist Church West, follow the signs to UL4  This month, while exploring the impact of the Black Church Experience upon the Civil Rights Movement, and the continuing “Call to Justice” of the Poor People’s Campaign and Black Lives Matter Movements, UUCW’s middle school [...]

2019-01-17T18:09:17+00:00January 9th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

January Split the Plate Supports Laundry Love MKE

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.  For January our Split the Plate partner organization is Laundry Love MKE, which began [...]

2019-01-03T23:07:08+00:00January 3rd, 2019|News|

UUCW Donations Support Hebron House of Hospitality

The January Food Pantry items will be given to the Hebron House of Hospitality in Waukesha. It has two emergency shelters that allow homeless people to stay for 30 to 45 days. It also has a shelter for 32 families who are allowed to stay 6 months to a year. Also admitted are drop-ins for [...]

2019-01-10T17:24:59+00:00January 3rd, 2019|News|

DUUversity Theatre Group 2018-1019 Season

DUUversity is a UUCW affinity group of members and friends who support diversity in the Milwaukee area by attending local theater productions that feature different cultural and ethical themes. Following the play, all those who are interested gather at a local restaurant for stimulating conversation about the performance and its meaning for us as individuals [...]

2018-12-27T18:34:17+00:00December 27th, 2018|E-News|

Choose UUCW for a Year-End Gift

You have many options for giving at this time of year… But why not choose UUCW? Your year-end gift is tax-deductible, and it can do a world of good in helping UUCW offer life-saving spiritual support and inspire action for the greater good. YOU are the force that allows UUCW to welcome those who are [...]

2018-12-20T18:15:48+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Blessings from the Board of Trustees

What do Board Members Do? Most boards of trustees of congregations, associations, and nonprofits are made up of people from different walks of life and varied professions.  People join our UUCW Board because they want to contribute in a meaningful way to our beloved community.  And we are grateful for their time, energies and talents. [...]

2018-12-20T14:26:16+00:00December 20th, 2018|E-News|

Make a Year-End Gift Because UUCW Makes a Difference!

FROM REV. SUZELLE: UUCW members and friends are some of the kindest, most compassionate and hardworking people I know. And you are generous with your time, your skills and your money, too. That's what allows our spiritual community to offer life-saving spiritual support to one another. YOU are the force that allows us to welcome [...]

2018-12-13T18:26:27+00:00December 13th, 2018|News|

Online Giving at UUCW is Here!

Now You Can Give Online to UUCW! Our Stewardship Team is proud to announce that we now have Online Giving and Text2Give at UUCW.  This Sunday, December 16, Stewardship Team members will be in the Community Room after both services to provide instructions and more information. Online Giving for Everyone can be done via the [...]

2018-12-13T17:30:58+00:00December 13th, 2018|News|

Nominating Committee Seeking Candidates

Each year about this time the Nominating Committee begins seeking a slate of candidates for the board, nominating committee and endowment committee, to be installed the following June at the annual business meeting. This year we are seeking 3 for the board for 3-year terms, 3 for the nominating committee for 2-year terms and 2 [...]

2018-12-13T15:34:48+00:00December 6th, 2018|E-News|

Lay Pastoral Care Team Here to Help

My spirit lifts as I look out the window at a winter wonderland. But I know there are some among us who do not see the beauty surrounding us. Some are lonely, others might be grieving. Still others have problems that seem insurmountable. All of them can be helped by reaching out to the Lay [...]

2018-12-06T17:04:49+00:00December 6th, 2018|E-News|