Plymouth UCC maintains several strategic partnerships with other nonprofits.  Our partnerships support and extend the mission of our congregation. We make a significant investment of volunteer engagement, financial resources, or facility usage as a congregation.  We also engage and work with a larger array of social service and advocacy organizations throughout our community. In addition to the strategic partners described below, we connect volunteers and provide financial support to even more organizations.  In 2017 we contributed over $71,000 to our partners.

America’s Black Holocaust Museum builds public awareness of the harmful legacies of slavery in America and promotes racial repair, reconciliation, and healing.

  • We collaborate on educational events

  • We provided $1,000 in funding in 2017

  • We organized our fellow churches for a regional fundraiser in 2018

City of Festivals Men's Chorus is open to men, both gay and affirming, who have the desire to sing and to create vocal music as part of an ensemble. No experience necessary.

  • We host the chorus’ rehearsals and concerts

  • several members perform with the group

Eastside Senior Services, a neighbor outreach program that ensures older adults are able to remain connected with other people and with the help they need to remain independent in their own homes.  Without these services many would suffer from complications of being isolated without sufficient access to food, medical care and friendship -- the most obvious of which is premature placement in a nursing home.

  • $1,000 in funding for 2017

  • church members engaged in volunteering and serve on board  

Fair Wisconsin, (formerly Equality Wisconsin) works to promote the civil rights of LGBT people through education, advocacy, and the creation of a cross-cultural and multi-faith justice coalition.  

  • $10,000 in funding for 2017

  • church members engaged in volunteering and serve on board

Milwaukee Inner-city Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH) is a multi-racial, interfaith organization committed to addressing justice issues that have an impact on the community and on the members of MICAH congregations. MICAH’s goal is to empower people to act together in pursuit of justice, and to organize so that people of many traditions can come together to speak with one voice for justice. MICAH deals with many issues.

  • $1,850 in funding for 2017

  • extensive church members engagement in volunteering and service with MICAH

Milestones Programs for Children is one of the oldest and most respected licensed child care providers in Wisconsin, serving children 3 months to 13 years of age. Since its inception in 1979, Milestones has been at the forefront of School Age and Early Childhood programming. Our programs have been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and named among the top 10 in the country by Child magazine.

  • We founded Milestones in 1979

Narcotics Anonymous offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. The group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network for addicts who wish to pursue and maintain a drug-free lifestyle.

  • We host 4 weekly meeting for people in recovery

Pathfinders, helps youth and young adults take charge of their lives, connect to others, and contribute to the community. Our programs are designed to protect youth, strengthen individuals and families, and improve the emotional and mental health of our neighbors struggling with difficult challenges. It serves over 7,800 youth through its drop-in center, emergency shelter, school,counseling programs, street beat, and group foster homes, allowing youth to to find safety, hope and healing.

  • We provide a weekly meal for youth and other opportunities to serve throughout the year

  • We gave $45,556 in 2017

  • Founded Pathfinders 45 years ago in church basement

SEA Literacy offers wrap-around enculturation and social services to South East Asian immigrants and refugees in Milwaukee.

  • we provided over $895 in funding for 2017

  • several members volunteer and provide board leadership

Troop 1894, GSA, serves 8th girls from Hartford Elementary School.  

Broken Arrow Troop, BSA, serves developmentally disabled adult men.

  • troops meet at Plymouth

  • Provided $800 in scholarship support in 2017

  • GSA troop led by Plymouth parents and involves Plymouth girls

University Christian Ministries (UCM) is an interdenominational campus ministry on the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee campus.  Regardless of where you are in your faith journey, you will find an open and understanding atmosphere at UCM where you can discover, explore, experience, and grow in Jesus Christ!

  • We directly support the work of UCM with $750 in funding

  • church members volunteer to make meals twice a year and serve on the board

Voces de la Frontera, whose New Sanctuary Coalition we belong to, is a membership-based community organization led by low-wage workers, immigrants and youth whose mission is to protect and expand civil rights and workers’ rights through leadership development, community organizing and empowerment.

  • We provided $844 in support in 2017

  • Church members attend solidarity events such as rallies and vigils