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UUCW Seeking a Temporary Administrative Assistant (3-5 months)

An Administrative Assistant is needed to fill in for our current Administrative Assistant, Mamie Garner who is away on maternity leave. The position is available immediately so it is important to find someone who can step in quickly. The schedule is 9-3 pm Tuesday-Friday. Customer service skills and knowledge of technology is required. If you [...]

2019-04-18T18:22:01-05:00April 18th, 2019|News|

UUCW Hiring Additional Sound and Set-Up Person

The church is seeking a part-time employee to join our Sexton Team. A Sexton’s schedule is based on church activities; however, the Sexton will work at least one Sunday per month. Responsibilities include operating the sound system, lighting, and audio-visual equipment for services and events. The Sexton may also be scheduled to set up and/or [...]

2019-04-18T18:16:33-05:00April 18th, 2019|News|

Go Green, Go Digital West Wind

When Earth Day approaches, we usually take the time to review our Earth-friendly practices. Last year, a campaign was launched to reduce the mailing and paper expenses related to the West Wind, our monthly newsletter. Members were asked to sign up to receive only digital issues via email. While numerous people did step forward, there [...]

2019-04-18T14:29:38-05:00April 18th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

UUCW Annual Awards

Wow, That Person Should Get an Award — a UUCW Service Award! How often have you said that about an amazing person at UUCW who is deeply involved in the life of the Church? Someone who gives very generously – although maybe very quietly – of their time and energy to a variety of different [...]

2019-05-01T12:47:17-05:00April 11th, 2019|News|

Strengthening Ourselves Through Spiritual Practice

From Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister Last month I had the pleasure of talking with members of Wisdom & Whimsy, UUCW’s affinity group for folks over 50 years of age. They asked me to reflect on “how to keep a positive attitude in this time of societal bickering and unrest,” - a challenging question! One [...]

2019-04-11T17:11:19-05:00April 11th, 2019|News|

Help Make History in Wauwatosa

Tosa Together (TT) is a citizens’ group in Wauwatosa that was founded by a diverse group including several UUCW members and Rev. Suzelle Lynch to help that community move towards greater equity and inclusion. And now, if YOU are a Wauwatosa resident, you can help that work by writing to your alderpersons and asking them [...]

2019-04-11T17:06:52-05:00April 11th, 2019|News, Social Action Events|

We are a People of Wholeness – Two Voices on our Soul Matters April Theme

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to hear the wisdom of an extraordinary Chicago woman named Rasheeda Graham-Washington. She’s a licensed minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church, and she’s also the force behind Live Café — a restaurant that brings together people from the wealthy suburb of [...]

2019-05-09T13:23:34-05:00April 3rd, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

Spring Offers RE Adult Enrichment

Marsha Thrall, Religious Education Coordinator Since beginning my religious education journey with UUCW in July, I’ve been asked a lot of questions. It seems that questions are a high form of worship within UU spaces. I’ve come to deeply value the investment and interest that UUCW has towards Religious Education, and this investment shines through [...]

2019-03-25T14:12:37-05:00March 25th, 2019|News|

We Are a People Who Journey

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  Life is a journey — a physical one, and a spiritual one! Our Soul Matters question for the month of March is “What does it mean to be people of the journey?” To journey is to engage in the practices of patient change, courageous growth, and pilgrimage. Pilgrimage is a [...]

2019-05-09T13:30:24-05:00March 14th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

Pledge Drive Update

Thank you for your generosity! One hundred and forty-nine (149) households have pledged so far to support UUCW's operations and programming for 2019-2020 — $320,775.00 has been pledged. The Pledge Goal is $430,000 — we have $109,225.00 still to raise. We have brought in 75% of what we need — only 25% left to go… [...]

2019-03-14T16:29:27-05:00March 14th, 2019|E-News|

Spring Chancel Flowers

Help create a beautiful Easter symbol of spring and rebirth at UUCW ‒ make a donation for a spring flowering plant. The chancel table team will do the shopping and assemble a beautiful chancel table for April 21st Easter Sunday — then you may take the flowering plant home after the second service. With your [...]

2019-03-14T17:21:05-05:00March 7th, 2019|E-News|

Common Ground Has New Racial Justice Task Force

The Common Ground community organization that UUCW is a member of has created a new task force on Racial Justice to continue the work it started last summer around possible racial profiling by law enforcement in Waukesha County. As they gathered stories from white, black, and brown members of Common Ground about their encounters with [...]

2019-03-07T16:36:25-05:00March 7th, 2019|E-News|