Sharing Our Stories

We in the Wisconsin Conference recognize the value of sharing the inspiring stories from our congregations around the Conference.  Stories reveal opportunities, possibilities and limitless worlds beyond what we already know. Stories help us understand and learn from one another and they often stretch us and challenge us to grow or expand our worlds.

As we continue to live into our conference’s SHIFT: From Maintenance to Mission, we want to lift up as many stories as possible so that we can see more clearly what God is doing in the Wisconsin Conference to transform lives and change our world. There are 3 ways to send us your congregation’s ministry story:
• Submit your story online using this form
• Email your story to
• Print and fill out this form and mail or email it to the Conference, at 4459 Gray Road, DeForest, WI, or
We’d also love to get photos to share with your stories.

We will add your stories as we receive them.  Check back often to see what new things Wisconsin congregations are doing!

Community Engagement

Immkaukauna-immanuel-meals-editanuel United Church of Christ, Kaukauna, Community Event. Congregation uses SHIFT conversation to inspire free community meal.  Story>



St. Stephens UCC, Merrill, Medical Equipment Ministry. St. Stevens founded a very popular service that supplies the community with free medical equipment.



CongUnion Grove Congregational UCC members. Rev. Manda Stack, pastor.regational United Church of Christ, Union Grove, Monthly Community Meals.  Many Wisconsin UCC congregations are engaged in building food security among people in their community who are challenged with a reliable food supply. This story is an example of how one congregation is helping in their community.  Story>


river-falls-church-picFirst Congregational United Church of Christ, River Falls, Resettlement of a Guatemalan Family.  A desire to help some of the thousands of children suffering violence and poverty in their home countries moved congregation members to take action.  Story>


First Congregational UCC, Janesville, Immigrant Welcoming Congregation.  First Congregational has voted to become an immigrant welcoming congregation, after several months of study. Taking their commitment seriously, they already have plans in place to take action, and they invite other churches to join in. Read their story in the Janesville Gazette.

Faith Formation

oshkosh-st-paulsSt Paul’s UCC, Oshkosh, Faith Formation for All Ages.  St. Paul’s finds an innovative approach to faith formation for all ages.  Story>



Disaster Response 

Two Rivers mission6 cropGrace Congregational UCC, Two Rivers, Baton Rouge Flooding Response – What started as a request from a Two Rivers Grace UCC congregation member to gather a few items of clothing to send to his friend in flood-ravaged Baton Rouge blossomed into a city wide mission project to send aid to Louisianans!  Story>


If you would like to share your congregation’s story with others, contact us at

Wisconsin Conference Congregation Stories

Community Engagement


Faith Formation

Disaster Response

Share Your Story!

Tell us your ministry story through our online form.

Print and fill out this story form and send to us

Or email your story to us at


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