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We are a progressive, warm, and energetic faith community, committed to upholding the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and safeguarding the fragile balance of our environment. We come from many religious backgrounds, and unite to seek meaning and spiritual deepening, and share faith’s essential works of justice and compassion. We are UUCSS, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring.

Upcoming Events

The Uniter

This Week’s Announcements

This Week’s Topics Include— Peoples’s Climate March, THIS Saturday, April 29 This Sunday’s Worship Service THIS Sunday, April 30  We’re excited about the Fellowship Dinner on Sunday at 5:30!  The End of the Annual Budget Drive! River Road UU Congregation “Fiesta” on Saturday, May 6 NATURAL HISTORY WEEK ON STAR ISLAND, JUNE 2017— Collecting Electronics…

April Volunteer of the Month – Brian Beard

Brian Beard originally came to UUCSS in 1970 to attend RE classes after his family moved to this area from Oklahoma City (where they had to drive a long way to the only UU church). In the early 70s, UUCSS did not have a full-time minister but his parents loved the community they found here…

Update on our Interim Minister Search

We are continuing to work through the steps for preparing to seek an interim minister. As we mentioned before, the church constitution requires that the congregation authorize the Board to seek an interim minister. The meeting on this question is at 1:00 p.m. on this Sunday, April 23. The process envisioned under our church constitution…

This Week’s Announcements

This Week’s Topics Include— IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:  THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 23 – CONGREGATIONAL MEETING Special Earth Day Service THIS Sunday, April 23  UUCSS 101 – Interested in joining UUCSS?  Charity of the Month for April 2017 – Patuxent RiverKeeper. THIS April 23 from 7 to 9 pm in the Sanctuary, the UUCSS Racial Justice Task Force will host a…

Fracking Now Banned in Maryland! Why We Should Still Be Concerned

  by Bruce McConachie, Green Sanctuary Committee I put together the statement below about fracking as a part of our campaign to ban fracking in Maryland. The UUCSS Green Sanctuary Committee adopted this statement at its February 7, 2017 meeting. Partly as a result of our work, the State legislature passed, and Governor Hogan signed into…