You Can Create an Affinity Group

As we gather together again, fall is a great time to start a new Affinity Group! Affinity Groups help connect people with others who have similar interests in our church. They are open to all, both members and non-members are welcome to attend. They typically meet once a month where they gather to participate in [...]

2019-09-19T18:00:51-05:00September 19th, 2019|News|

Do You Need a Listener?

From time to time, everybody needs a listening ear, or a shoulder to lean on. In times of grief, transition, struggle, or when simply feeling overwhelmed—giving voice to those feelings may help us move forward. The Lay Pastoral Care Team is a group of trained, compassionate listeners, ready to offer care and support through difficult [...]

2019-09-19T15:54:10-05:00September 19th, 2019|News|

Build 2020 Weekly Construction Report

Build 2020 Construction: Plans for Next Week - September 23 thru 27 Contractor Meeting on Monday: plan the coordinated efforts of outside contractors (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and crane) for moving and re-positioning the HVAC unit on the roof. Adapt old exterior HVAC roof support and place in new position. Continue wall construction for Nursery, Community [...]

2019-09-19T14:26:59-05:00September 16th, 2019|News|

September Library News

Jordi Bonet - UUCW Sanctuary Sculpture Wall Artist Books about Jordi Bonet, the Canadian artist who created the sculpture wall in our Sanctuary, have been donated by Ann Terwilliger from the collection of Lilo Sewell. These books are now cataloged and available in the Library. They have been designated as reference books and can only be [...]

2019-09-12T14:07:20-05:00September 12th, 2019|News|

Earth Ministry Offers Climate Justice Events

Join the Earth Ministry Team in building resistance to Climate Change and to add your moral voice to the movement for Climate Justice at these upcoming events: Global Climate Student Strike - Friday, September 20, 2019 Hosted by Youth Climate Action – Carpooling available from UUCW. 10:00 am – Gather at Milwaukee City Hall, 200 [...]

2019-09-12T00:33:04-05:00September 11th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

Expectations Bring Inspiration

A message from Laurie Boddie, UUCW Board of Trustees Vice President As September begins, UUCW is brimming with expectations, energy, and excitement! We begin the month by coming back together as one community to celebrate In-Gathering. So, welcome September, welcome fall, welcome back from vacations, from travel, from re-creation, from the spirit of Summer. Surrounding us are sights and [...]

2019-09-11T11:38:08-05:00September 11th, 2019|News|

Nurture Your Spirit Through Music

There are many opportunities for meaningful personal enrichment in service to UUCW. Music is an excellent way for you to have fun, meet new people, feed your spirit, and participate in a vibrant, vital ministry to the church. Music at UUCW is all-inclusive. Everyone can participate as they feel comfortable and there are many offerings [...]

2019-09-04T22:27:20-05:00September 4th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

September REflections

A Message from Dave Cicero, Director of Lifespan Religious Education Welcome! Now that I’m settling in (a bit) in my position, I would like to welcome you back to the start of another fabulous church year at UUCW. In my career, I have often heard parents of students say, “Wow, I wish I could be in [...]

2019-09-03T21:29:16-05:00September 3rd, 2019|News, RE|

We are a People of Expectation

Dear Ones — September brings the start of our new "church year." Just like the beginning of school for the younger set, we gear up here at UU Church West on Ingathering Sunday on September 8th. Religious education classes for children and youth will begin on that date, and our committee, team, group and program [...]

2019-08-28T16:11:34-05:00August 28th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

Food Donations to Wauwatosa Food Pantry Honor Weston Legacy

For September, the non-perishable food collection will be for the Wauwatosa Food Pantry. This pantry has partnered with the Hunger Task Force and will focus on healthy choices such as canned tuna and canned chicken, although all donations will gratefully be accepted. Thank you for all the many contributions of the past! UUCW's ongoing food [...]

2019-08-28T14:03:02-05:00August 28th, 2019|News|

September Split the Plate Supports Kathy’s House

Each Sunday we invite people at our church service to split their offerings between the church and a not-for-profit group in the community that is doing something purposeful. We look for organizations whose work contributes in some way to a more just, equitable and compassionate community. The September Split the Plate recipient is Kathy’s House. [...]

2019-08-28T12:32:50-05:00August 28th, 2019|News|

DUUversity Theatre Group Announces 2019-20 Season

DUUversity is a UUCW Affinity group of members and friends who support diversity in the Milwaukee community by attending theatre productions that feature different cultural and ethical themes. After the performance all those who are interested, get together for dinner and stimulating conversation about the performance and its meaning for us as individuals and as [...]

2019-08-28T12:04:56-05:00August 28th, 2019|News|

It’s Going to Be a Great Year at UU Church West!

A message from Scott Shulick, UUCW Board of Trustees President I hope everyone’s summer has gotten off to a wonderful start – even if it did arrive a little later than we may have wanted. Let me start by introducing myself. I am your 2019-2020 President. My wife Lisa Becker and I, along with our [...]

2019-08-08T18:28:22-05:00August 8th, 2019|News|

Religious Education Transition News

UUCW has hired David Cicero as our new full-time Lifespan Religious Education/Faith Formation Director. Meet David Cicero on Sunday, August 4! With the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees, and the recommendation of the RE Hiring Team (Kathy Bradshaw, Genevieve Daniels, Bruce Chesshire, and Rev. Suzelle Lynch) UUCW has hired David Cicero as [...]

2019-08-01T13:55:11-05:00August 1st, 2019|News, RE|