Community Partners in Making a Just World for All
Community Partners in Making a Just World for All
Plymouth Church UCC maintains several partnerships with other non-profits in addition to the Wisconsin Conference and the United Church of Christ. 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.
- Alice's Garden - provides models of regenerative farming, community cultural development, and economic agricultural enterprises for the global landscape
- Arts & Science Literacy Camp - offer engaging, hands-on, integrated arts and science learning experiences that support literacy development as well as the educational and emotional growth of Milwaukee area children
- Cathedral Center - serving unaccompanied women and families with children experiencing homelessness, located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee
- 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.
- Congregation Shir Hadash, a reconstructionist synagogue, meets in our building and partners with us in mission projects.
- Eastside Senior Services - 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.
- Fair 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.
- The Guest House - provides shelter, housing, and education services to men experiencing homelessness in Milwaukee
- Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) - works to build homegrown leadership, expanding access and opportunity, and promote an equitable society by engaging and organizing the leadership of young people
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- St. Ben's Community Meal site - serves a hot, home-made dinner six nights a week. All are welcome and are considered family in a community that shares a warm, safe environment.
- Scouting: Troop 1894, GSA, serving high school girls, and Broken Arrow Troop, BSA, serving developmentally disabled adult men, both meet at Plymouth.
- SEA Literacy Project - offers wrap-around enculturation and social services to some of our city’s most vulnerable citizens from Southeast Asia (primarily Burma).
- Sustain the Future is a conscious, collective non-profit organization that was created for the struggling youth around the world. Our goals are currently focused on poverty in Haiti.
- Table of the Saints - helps those who were incarcerated to make a positive transition into community and family life.
- 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!
- Voces de la Frontera 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 are part of Voces' New Sanctuary Movement.