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CommUUnity Connections

Are you looking for a way to give back to UUCW? UU Connections invites you to join our team of volunteers who help out church members by providing a meal or a ride in times of need. We also need a few people who are willing to coordinate requests for one or two months a [...]

2018-12-03T17:01:47+00:00December 3rd, 2018|E-News|

Intern Insight

Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister What do you remember about your teen years, your adolescence? I remember the thrill of independence, being able to ride my bike to the store completely alone-an autonomous shopper. Though it was just to the local Farm and Fleet, I had to cross the highway and I was completely unsupervised!  [...]

2018-11-29T18:35:11+00:00November 29th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

UUCW Food Donations Support Food Pantry of Waukesha County

The Food Pantry of Waukesha County will be the recipient of non-perishable food throughout December. This organization supplies any pantry in Waukesha County that runs out of any particular items. The number one need at this time is Mac and Cheese. Also requested are pancake mix and syrup, cereal and catsup. Other Preferred Food Items: [...]

2018-12-06T16:14:53+00:00November 26th, 2018|News|

December Split the Plate Supports Meta House

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. In December the UUCW Split the Plate program supports Meta House of Milwaukee. Meta [...]

2018-11-26T21:35:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|News|

2018 Holiday Services

Sunday, December 9th — 9:15 and 11:00 am     "Season of Mysteries - Holiday Music Service" Featuring the UUCW Adult Choir, Multigenerational Choir, Jennifer Nicolosi, Lead Music Director; and Ruben Piirainen, Music Director; with the Rev. Suzelle Lynch and Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister The winter holiday season is full of beauty and mystery. We [...]

2018-11-24T20:26:11+00:00November 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Rev. Suzelle Lynch’s Monthly Column – December

"Every time a bell rings, another angel gets its wings." Ring-a-ling!  Ding, dong, merrily on high…  Sleigh bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling… The holiday season is full of bell-sounds that herald the arrival of joys great and small.       But I think the best bells are the ones little Zuzu Bailey speaks of in Frank Capra's classic Christmas [...]

2018-11-21T10:04:26+00:00November 21st, 2018|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch, Uncategorized|

Holiday Giving Tree Supports Black & Pink MKE

Black & Pink is a national organization of open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. They work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. The UUCW First Service Middle School “Call to Justice” Religious Education Group has [...]

2018-11-21T02:53:25+00:00November 21st, 2018|E-News|

UUCW Now Hiring Campus Specialist

Are you a quick learner, a jack-of-all-trades, and a hard worker that takes pride in what you do? Unitarian Universalist Church West is looking for the perfect candidate to fill our Campus Specialist position. This is a part-time 15-20 hour per week position. Main duties include janitorial, maintenance, running the sound system, preparing various furniture [...]

2018-11-15T15:33:43+00:00November 15th, 2018|News|

Transportation is a Justice Issue

Transportation is a real justice issue and promoting Regional Transportation Authorities (RTA) is a real solution. Low-income people, workers, the elderly and people with disabilities are among those most affected by lack of transportation options. Because of segregation practices of the past 75 years, lack of transportation disproportionately affects people of color who live in [...]

2018-11-15T12:35:18+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Shop Local This Gift-Giving Season

This year, during the gift-giving season, UUCW’s middle school “Call to Justice” RE group is learning about meaningful gift-giving, especially as it ties into the UU Second Principle of “justice, equity, and compassion in human relations.” As part of this “Call to Action” initiative, our 6th – 8th graders have compiled a list of “Local [...]

2018-11-15T15:35:06+00:00November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Intern Insight

Kimberlee Tomczak Carlson, Intern Minister I used to go to church in stealth mode. Alone, dressed in neutral colors, I arrived right before the second service started at First Unitarian Society in Madison, Wisconsin. I sat in the back of the sanctuary, tried to be inconspicuous and made a quick exit directly after service. I [...]

2018-11-08T18:29:00+00:00November 7th, 2018|News|

Holiday Music Opportunities for Young and Old!

Jen Nicolosi, Lead Music Director The 7:00 pm Winter Solstice Service on Friday, December 21 will feature the Solstice Singers singing special music and leading the congregation in singing. All are welcome to join the Solstice Singers for this special service. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays, December 11 and 18, from 7:00-8:00 pm. The 4:00 pm [...]

2018-12-06T18:28:47+00:00October 31st, 2018|News|

UUCW Food Donations Support Muskego Food Pantry

The food pantry choice for November is the Muskego Food Pantry. Established in 2009, the Muskego Food Pantry serves over 1800 families each year. With the current economic situation, an average of 5 to 8 new families sign up for assistance every week. Muskego Food Pantry promotes ‘neighbors helping neighbors’ and no one in need [...]

2018-11-08T18:30:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|News|

November Split the Plate: Convergence Resource Center

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. In November the UUCW Split the Plate program supports Convergence Resource Center. The Convergence [...]

2018-11-08T18:31:13+00:00October 30th, 2018|News|