United is committed to bringing our principles of service and love into the wider world. For more than 130 years, we have stood for equality, freedom, compassion and justice. Today, we participate and lead a number of efforts in the community in order to serve those around us and make our world a better and more kind place. We hope you will join us in this effort!
Our Social Action Team meets the third Sunday of every month, following our worship service. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
Four times a year or every three months, our congregation volunteers to prepare and deliver meals for Hebron House, a local non-profit that offers services to the homeless population of Waukesha County.
A group of dedicated volunteers who create quilts and blankets for the congregation and beyond! They are currently working on a series of the seven Unitarian Universalist principles, which will be displayed in our sanctuary. Threads United also participates in the Linus Project, which creates quilts for children and teens in need. These are displayed at church every January and then gifted to Children's Hospital in February through ceremony. We meet on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 10am in the home of Marcia Romashko. Come bring a lunch and feel free to email Marcia (email@example.com) with questions! All level of knitting, sewing, crocheting skills welcome.
Each fall, United collects coats and jackets for those who might go cold during the winter. Collection bins are located at the front of our main doors.
Every year, United hosts the Blood Center of Wisconsin for our annual blood drive. It is one way we can support our local community and offer healing and health to those who need it. This year, it will be held in our church sanctuary in March. No registration is necessary!
Christmas Clearing Council
In this special holiday project, our congregation joins with the Christmas Clearing Council and commits to buying presents for three families who might otherwise be unable to purchase them. Check out our Christmas tree in our fellowship hall and read to the tags to see what is needed!
Little Lending Library
United it proud of it's "Little Lending Library" outside our church building. Come find a book, learn something new, and leave a favorite for someone else to enjoy.
Hunger Task Force
Each holiday season, our congregation collects food for those struggling with hunger. We partner with the Hunger Task Force, which assigns a particular food item for us to donate. A donation bin is in the front hall by the coat rack.
Our congregation holds ongoing collections for food and toiletries. Baskets can be found in the main entrance way. All food will be donated to the Waukesha Food Pantry.
Guest at Your Table - Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
Every year, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee holds its annual Guest At Your Table program. This year, we will participate with conversation over a potluck and the opportunity to donate during lunch.