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Do You Have a UUCW Story?

Rev. Suzelle & the Stewardship Team want to hear from you! We're seeking one-minute videos or photo stories on what you love about UUCW. View the video for more info -- your story could be part of our Sunday services on March 3rd! WATCH REV. SUZELLE'S VIDEO What delights you about UU Church West? What keeps [...]

2019-02-17T23:00:19+00:00February 17th, 2019|E-News, News|

Help Needed for Church Tasks

In preparation for Build 2020, UU Church West is analyzing storage needs. The tasks below need to be completed as part of this analysis: 1. Assist in cleaning out storage areas in higher location. 2. Organize the holiday decoration storage in a higher storage location. 3. Take electronic equipment to sell or dispose of, on [...]

2019-02-14T19:05:48+00:00February 14th, 2019|E-News|

February REflections

A message from Marsha Thrall, Religious Education Coordinator February is Black History Month. Traditionally, in social spaces throughout the community, celebrating Black History takes the shape of recognizing who we view as “extraordinary” African Americans. Those who have made their mark upon the landscape of the United States through contributions to Civil Rights, science, education, [...]

2019-02-07T18:07:34+00:00February 7th, 2019|News|

February Split the Plate Supports Latino Arts String Program

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 national award-winning Latino Arts Strings Program (LASP) was established in the fall of [...]

2019-02-05T14:25:37+00:00January 30th, 2019|News|

UUCW Food Donations Support Jewish Community Pantry

In February we will be donating to the Jewish Community Pantry, which is located at 2900 W Center Street in Milwaukee. It serves the Amani and Metcalfe Park Neighborhoods, over 12,000 households of 37,000 clients with 42% children. The current specific needs are: Hygiene products: toothpaste & brushes, bars of soap, deodorant, diapers, baby wipes [...]

2019-01-31T15:45:10+00:00January 30th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

Nominating Committee Actively Seeks Candidates

The Nominating Committee Actively Seeks Candidates for the Board, Nominating Committee and Endowment Committee. Three new members are needed for each committee to replace those who will be leaving their positions in June. These are great opportunities to serve our UU congregation, make new friends, and use your leadership skills. Contact Susan Endes, Nominating Committee [...]

2019-01-25T05:50:54+00:00January 25th, 2019|E-News|

New Campus Specialist at UUCW

Welcome, Randy! Please welcome Randy Patterson to the UUCW Staff as the Campus Specialist. Randy started at the end of December and is doing a great job. The Campus Specialist position is responsible for the cleaning of the entire building, minor maintenance projects, and being a Sexton on some Sundays. Running the sound system is [...]

2019-01-25T05:34:40+00:00January 25th, 2019|News|

2019 Dominican Republic Brigade Needs YOU!

UUCW Members and friends will travel to the Dominican Republic on a service-learning trip to build houses and community with families in need (Relax, it's easier than you think!). Join us and learn more about this life changing experience by attending an informational meeting Sunday, February 24 from 12:45 - 2:00 pm. Here is what [...]

2019-02-14T17:27:43+00:00January 24th, 2019|News|

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, [...]

2019-01-25T07:57:16+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|