As members of the body of Christ, connecting with one another and gathering as community feeds the soul. There are many ways to connect with others at Tosa Pres. The community gathers weekly for worship. This is the main way we do life together.
This group of individuals is committed to keeping the WPC infrastructure intact, from changing a light bulb to fixing the plumbing and everything in between. The group meets in the custodian's office on Monday mornings, except for the first Monday of each month when their hard work is rewarded with breakfast at Capitol Cafe. If you enjoy DIY, fix-it manuals, and "honey-do" lists, call the church office for more info, or join us on Monday!
The WPC co-ed softball team Hard Knox provides opportunities for fun and fellowship at Monday night games in the summer. No experience needed. Just come and play hard, do your best, be reliable, and have fun. The 2019 season has ended, but we look forward to another great season next year! Go Hard Knox!
The Circle has been a traditional way for women in the church to get together for conversation, Bible study and service to the church. Over the years, women have formed fast friendships, experiencing life transitions together as sisters in faith.
A gathering of women taking the opportunity to step out of their busy lives to explore ideas of self-care and self-awareness in the company of sisters in faith. The group meets on the first Wednesday of the month beginning on Sunday, October 2nd, at 7pm, in Fellowship Hall. Contact Julie Badciong for more info.
Time: Meetings monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (Sept. – May) at 9:30 a.m.
Location varies: Please call the Church Office 414-774-5005
Men of all ages meet each month for open-ended conversations regarding current social issues.
Weekday Group: 7am on the third Wednesday of the month at Cafe Blue.
Weekend Group: 8am on the first Saturday (starting in the Meeting Room at Tosa Pres; bring food to share.
Programs designed for the lively senior set include speakers on current events, dramatic presentations and musical performances. Delicious dessert usually accompanies each program. Steering committee meetings are held every one or two months to explore programming opportunities.
Fall 2019 Events:
Gather at 1:00pm in Fellowship Hall for dessert prior to each program. Cost is $7.
Thursday, September 19: Al Anderson
Take a trip down memory lane with stories and sounds from the big-band era. Join one-man-band, Al Anderson, for a unique presentation of part concert, sing-along, history lesson and music appreciation class.
Thursday, October 10: The Singing Ladies
Martha Stoner brings our favorite ladies from International Music Fraternity, Sigma AIpha Iota, back for more musical fun!
Thursday, November 14: Jessica Michna
Mrs. Michna returns to WPC in Laura Ingalls Wilder; Road to the Little House. Generations of children and adults worldwide have been fascinated by the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Her "Little House" series was the basis for a successful television series. But how did her life really evolve? What motivated her to put her experiences to paper? In this First Impressions presentation by Jessica Michna you will meet Mrs. Wilder, older, wiser and reflecting back on her life. She will tell you her life story and how she came to produce her literary works.
The quilters meet every other Thursday morning (Fall through Spring) in the Meeting Room for fun, laughter, companionship and creating lap quilts that are donated to various organizations across the city. Everyone from beginners to experienced quilters are welcome! All equipment and fabric provided. Contact Ilene Marconnet for more information.
Be a part of our mission to knit or crochet a prayer shawl for those who have made it known to us they are in need of prayer, comfort, and strength. Come join us for a morning of lively conversation with needles clicking while we create beautiful shawls with colorful yarns. Yarn and patterns are available. We meet the second Saturday morning of the month from September to May in the Meeting Room. For more information please contact: Carol Johnson.
Many of the shawls we make are donated to Froedtert Palliative care patients. Some of us also like to make knitted caps, several of which are donated to the “Mitten Tree” project at church, to the Sojourner Family Peace Center, and to Milwaukee Center for Children and Youth.
Once a month, members gather for an evening of conversation and camaraderie. Held the second Friday of the month at 6:30pm. Check the calendar or newsletter for the location, as our host changes monthly. Bring a dish to pass and beverage of your choice.
This family-friendly program is offered twice a year during the seasons of Advent and Lent. Gather for dinner in Fellowship Hall at 5:45pm and then head off to various ares of interest: Rainbow Choir for elementary ages, Confirmation Class or adult/teen enrichment, and Adult Formation with sessions on connecting faith and life. Childcare is provided for the very young. Contact the WPC office for more information.
The Book Club is a lively group that meets once a month to discuss a book the group has selected. Contemporary novels have largely been the focus, although fascinating biographies have also been included. Book Club is held on the third Sunday of the month at 11:45am in the Meeting Room. Please bring a snack to share.