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


March 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Audrey Engdahl

Audrey Engdahl is the Volunteer of the Month for March.  Audrey grew up in local UU churches.  Audrey and her husband Rick first came to UUCSS when Rev Liz Maclay was preaching her candidating sermon and were married by Rev. Liz the following year in 2001.  They chose to join UUCSS because of Rev. Liz’s…

February 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Ken Iobst

Ken Iobst is the Volunteer of the Month for February, for his work supporting the auction with Rob Dahlstrom and his other work supporting IT needs of UUCSS. Ken first came to UUCSS in 1978 with his sons Adam and baby twins Wayne and Paul. He remembers attending Catoctin that fall and hiking with the…

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,…