UCN News

Posted 1 day 14 hours ago

Beginning Sunday, September 13, Unitarian Church North will feature a sermon series that examines various views on God, titled “What Do You Believe?” The sermons will be given by the Rev. Drew Kennedy, Minister Emeritus of the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee. The series examines various theological perspectives: Western and Eastern Theism; Transcendentalism; Atheism and Existentialism; and Agnosticism and Humanism. 

Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. at Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd. Visitors are always welcome. 

Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

Unitarian Church North is hosting its 5th Annual Household Electronics & Appliance Recycling event on Saturday, September 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon.  Once again, the church will be accepting dehumidifiers and major household appliances in addition to electronics.  There is a $10 donation per car, plus a $15 charge for each TV (cost to recycle; excludes PC and laptop monitors); an additional donation is suggested for dehumidifiers, and major appliances. Everything else is free of charge. 

Posted 2 months 1 week ago | News Story

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following today's U.S. Supreme Court decision on marriage equality:    

"Today the U.S. Supreme Court stood on the side of love with its 5 to 4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges establishing federal recognition of same-sex marriage. I applaud the court's ruling as a major step in recognizing full civil rights for LGBTQ people. The ruling is cause for celebration.

Posted 2 months 1 week ago | News Story

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Rev. Peter Morales and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) President and CEO Bill Schulz have issued this joint statement in response to the Papal Encyclical on Climate Change: 

Posted 2 months 1 week ago | News Story

The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued this statement following the news of the shooting in a church in Charleston, SC:

"News of last night's shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, SC, fills me with a profound sadness. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims and to the entire Emanuel Church community.

Posted 3 months 1 week ago

The Social Justice Committee of Unitarian Church North and the Ozaukee branch of the NAACP are co-sponsoring a forum entitled “Chapter 220 – An Integration Opportunity which is to be Denied” on Thursday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. The forum is free and open to the public and will be held at Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. 

Posted 3 months 4 weeks ago

Leadership Board/President’s Report

Submitted by Jeanne Durnford, President

 

Posted 3 months 4 weeks ago

Below are a synopsis of proposed By-Laws changes and the By-Laws with the proposed changes.

By-Laws revisions

 

Big Changes:

 

Leadership Board

Currently                                                                     Suggested

9 Trustees                                                                   9 Trustees

President (or Co-)                                                      

Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

Unitarian Church North is hosting a free presentation on Sun., March 8, at 3 p.m. by Alex Borowicz, a marine biologist, lecturer, and expedition guide in the Antarctic Peninsula. In a presentation titled “Journey to the Bottom of the Earth,” Borowicz will talk about the massive ecological changes in the Antarctic and their links to our own lives.  The presentation, free and open to the public, is hosted by Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. The presentation is from 3-4:30 p.m. with time for audience questions/discussion. Childcare is available.

Posted 10 months 1 day ago

Leadership Board Meeting

June 18, 2015

At the Home of Leigh and Scott Hofteizer

 

Present:  Ed Ahrenhoerster, Jennifer Barton, Jeanne Durnford, Ruth Duenk, Jenny Elsner-Miller, Rosa Gomez, Leigh Hoftiezer, Janet Jensen, Stephanie Loehr, Mark Ludwig (?), Brian Monroe, Paul Gasser, Karen Ringlien, Gerry Schmitz, Chuck Winter