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.
Unitarian Church North Leadership Board Meeting
March 19, 2015
Ed Ahrenhoerster Jennifer Barton (Co-President-Elect) Mark Bruhy
Ruth Duenk Jeanne Durnford (President) Jenny Elsner-Miller
Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Rd., is offering tours of its building and grounds on Saturday, October 18, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Many passersby on Port Washington Road and I-43 are familiar with the unique octagonal barn – from a distance. The community is invited to explore the building and the eight-acre grounds, which include a pond, walking paths, bridges, fire pit, gazebo, and children’s play area.
June 30, 2014
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the contraceptive mandate:
In the wake of today's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb striking down the state's ban on gay marriage, Unitarian Church North Minister The Reverend Julie Forest has offered to officiate all gay and lesbian weddings for couples who contact her.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore is partnering with Unitarian Church North to help community members with their spring cleaning. On Saturday, June 7th, from 11a.m. to 2 p.m., donations may be brought to the Unitarian Church North parking lot, 13800 N. Port Washington Road. The purpose of the drive is to promote reuse and recycling of useable household items and also to responsibly dispose of non-useable items that should not be put in landfills.
The holiday we call Mother’s Day has strayed from its origins more than 140 years ago. The first Mother’s Day was not a gift-giving occasion. True to the selfless nature of motherhood, the mother who promoted the day intended it as a “great and earnest day of counsel” for mothers to work together for a peaceful world.
Unitarian Church North will host a screening of the award-winning documentary film “Inequality for All” on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the church’s Social Justice Committee, is free and open to the public. An informal discussion will follow the 85-minute film. The film examines income inequality in the U.S. and the way it has shaped the nation’s economy and democracy.
In-home care for the deceased and natural burial are the subject of an upcoming workshop sponsored by the Green Committee of Unitarian Church North, Mequon. The workshop, titled “Natural Burial: Returning to the Wisdom of Our Past,” will be held at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., Bayside, on Saturday, March 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The cost is $30 (includes lunch) for those registering before March 15th, and $35 for later registrants.