Sunday Mornings:
9:00 am & 11:00 am – Worship Services (9 am is live streamed on YouTube HERE)
10:00 am – Social Hour 
Activities and classes for children, and nursery care, available during services.
Youth meet between services.

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March 3, 2024 – Considering Matthew Shepard ~ Music Service

The Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble performs excerpts from Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard. Johnson composed this work in response to the 1998 kidnapping, beating, and death of a 21-year-old gay man whose name was Matthew Shepard.

Service Participants:

The Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, directed by Joe Mish, Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Rose Mish, and Sam Buchl on piano

Order of Service

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February 25, 2024 – Don’t Stop Me Now

Control issues? I know, me too. What a bummer it seldom leads to good. Pulpit guest Rev. Brian Mason will preach on theological wisdom that points toward our need to let go in order to have genuine experiences of love.

Service Participants:

Rev. Brian Mason, Ann Hutton, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Rose Mish and Joe Mish

Rev. Brian Mason, the son of missionaries, factory workers, and caregivers grew up in Missouri’s Mississippi River Valley. After three years working as a chaplain at Saint Louis University Hospital, he was called to serve the First Universalist Unitarian Church of Wausau WI where he’s been since 2017. He and his wife of 13 years live in Wausau with their offspring and a dog.

Order of Service

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February 18, 2024 – Parts Per Infinity

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Paul Trewartha-Weiner, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Emily Watkins, Alex Higano, Rose Mish, and Joe Mish

Order of Service

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February 11, 2024 – Abundance and Equity Together 

Today we explore what the world might be if we lived and worked as if we truly needed each other. 

Service Participants:

Rev. Ruth MacKenzie, Heather Vinge Hanson, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Rose Mish and Joe Mish

Order of Service

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February 4, 2024 – Just-Us

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Trish Braga, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Matt Schuelka

Order of Service

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January 28, 2024 – Oh For the Love of…

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Stephanie Evans Hanson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Rose Mish and guest Jerrika Mighelle

Guest Jerrika Mighelle

From Eau Claire, WI Jerrika Mighelle (she/they) has been performing since her first gig in 2004 with her sisters in their band QuinnElizabeth. Jerrika is a proud non-binary, queer Americana artist who has released three studio albums. Their lastest record Be Brave was released in July of 2023 and is streaming everywhere. Jerrika is also currently working on their Masters of Human Rights degree at the University of MN. 

Order of Service

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January 21, 2024 – RE-Cess: How to Church

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Darin Podulke-Smith, Amy Nelson, Derik Robertson, and music from Rose Mish and Joe Mish

Order of Service

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January 14, 2024 – Expedient. Political. Popular. Right

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Jade Joyce, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from the Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, Chalice Choir, Rose Mish and Joe Mish

Order of Service

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January 7, 2024 – A Swirl of Words

Service Participants:

Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, Paul Trewartha-Weiner, Amy Nelson, Melissa Eggler, and music from Rose Mish and Joe Mish

Order of Service

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