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|

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|

WISDOM Works to Restore Voting Rights for All

WISDOM has launched the “Unlock the Vote” campaign to restore voting rights to people when they return from incarceration. Incarcerated people never lose the right to vote in states like Vermont and Maine: that should be the case here as well! A huge majority of those formerly incarcerated are people of color. Why do we [...]

2019-07-17T23:30:48-05:00July 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

DreamBikes is the Split the Plate Recipient for May

DreamBikes is a non-profit organization of bicycle stores operating in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods to refurbish used bikes, return them to the community, and provide hands-on, paid job training to youth ages 15-21. Working in conjunction with local youth organizations, DreamBikes employs teens from the area to work in their store. Local teen employees learn how [...]

2019-04-30T16:39:47-05:00April 30th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

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 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 [...]

2019-01-31T15:45:10-05:00January 30th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

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, [...]

2019-01-25T07:57:16-05:00January 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? [...]

2019-01-17T17:59:43-05:00January 17th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2019-01-17T18:09:17-05:00January 9th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|

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!  [...]

2018-11-29T18:35:11-05:00November 29th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2018-11-24T20:26:11-05:00November 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

“Every time a bell rings, another angel gets its wings.”

A Message from Rev. Suzelle 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 film, "It's a Wonderful Life." [...]

2019-05-09T13:29:06-05:00November 21st, 2018|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch, Uncategorized|