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


Legislative Kick-off Session Informational Meeting

There is a Legislative Kick-off session Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2 – 5 PM at the UU Congregation of Columbia. UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland will discuss upcoming bills on the environment, criminal justice, economic justice, immigration, gun violence, LGBTQ issues, death with dignity, and healthcare.

This Week’s Announcements 1/4/18

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring January 4, 2018 Worship Services This Sunday’s Service THIS Sunday, January 7, 2018, Guest Speaker Gita Zember joins Rev. Evan Keely to lead a session of Kirtan in a service entitled: “Hari Om!” UUCSS will be alive with devotional chanting! Please Join Us! Worship Services Time…

January Volunteer of the Month – Rob Dahlstrom

Rob Dahlstrom, already a UU, came to UUCSS in 1978 when his wife Hank Dahlstrom was hired as the DRE (Director of Religious Education).  The family had been looking for a new church and when Hank’s term as DRE ended two years later, the family decided to stay.  Over his nearly forty years of membership,…

This Week’s Announcements 12/20/17

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring December 20, 2017 Worship Services Two Christmas Eve Services Christmas Eve, December 24th, falls on Sunday this year, so we’ll have our first service at 10:30am, when we’ll have our Annual Childrens’ Pageant and hear our multi-generational choir perform. We will have a second evening…

Send thanks to Montgomery County Council!

The Green Sanctuary Committee requests that you send thanks to Montgomery County Council! They passed a resolution in support of proposed Renewable Portfolio Standard bill requiring electricity suppliers (all utilities and competitive retail suppliers) in the state to procure a 50% of their electric retail sales by eligible renewable energy sources by 2030. Councilmember Roger…