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UUCW Presents Annual Trustee Awards

The Annual Trustees Awards are given to individuals or groups who took action exhibiting excellence, initiative, and commitment or enhanced the life of the congregation, or who represented our congregation in the community in a manner that had definable results or outcomes. Phil Kroner was presented with a 2018-19 Annual Trustee Award for his role [...]

2019-07-17T21:09:51-05:00July 4th, 2019|E-News|

Earth Ministry Focuses on Climate Change

In the interest of confronting the threat of global warming, the Earth Ministry Team will now focus on sharing information on some of the community and national efforts which are working to reduce Climate Change. Energy consciousness via the cars we drive and other conservation efforts we make in our homes and community do have [...]

2019-06-13T00:08:48-05:00June 13th, 2019|E-News|

New Library Book Arrivals

New books are available in the library for your summer reading. Several books have been donated and added to the African American History Collection and the Welcoming Congregation Collection. In addition, the library has purchased a copy of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. This book [...]

2019-05-29T23:23:10-05:00May 29th, 2019|E-News|

Final Pledge Drive Results – What You Give Matters

A message from your Treasurer and Stewardship Team In early March, we launched our Pledge Drive for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, which began on May 1. You might remember that our goal for the "Bold Vision, Bright Future" campaign was $420,000. This modest figure represented no budget increases over the last year (May 1, 2018 [...]

2019-05-29T12:49:15-05:00May 29th, 2019|E-News|

Laundry Love Says Thanks to UUCW

Patti McKeithan, volunteer with Laundry Love, a recent Split the Plate recipient, thanks the UUCW congregation for their support. Patti says: "On behalf of myself, Pat O'Brien and the Laundry Love community, thank you for such a warm welcome. We are very proud of the Laundry Love program and our community. It is a blessing [...]

2019-05-08T17:54:28-05:00May 8th, 2019|E-News|

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|

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 [...]

2019-02-17T23:00:19-05:00February 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 [...]

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

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 [...]

2019-01-25T05:50:54-05:00January 25th, 2019|E-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 [...]

2018-12-27T18:34:17-05:00December 27th, 2018|E-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. [...]

2018-12-20T14:26:16-05:00December 20th, 2018|E-News|