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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.

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August 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Ashley Brannen Holt

Ashley Brannen Holt is the Volunteer of the Month for August.  Ashley and her husband Jeremy had begun looking for a religious home in which to raise their family.  This need was heightened for Ashley when her father committed suicide on January 3, 2014.  The first Sunday Ashley was able to attend, Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay preached on being broken, loss, healing…

July 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Jane Jackson

Jane Jackson is the July Volunteer of the Month.  Jane came to UUCSS in 1984 with her husband John Acton searching for a community in which to raise their two-and-half-year-old daughter.  They chose UUCSS because their upbringing conditioned them to go to the closest church.  The first service they came to was  on Canvass Sunday, and they heard Rev. Paul Johnson preaching…

June 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Michael LeBlanc

Michael LeBlanc is the Volunteer of the Month for June.  Michael has considered himself a Unitarian all his life.  One of his most memorable moments as a young child was a Halloween service at the church where his mother was an RE teacher in which everyone dressed up in costume for the service and then…

May 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Preston Mears

Preston Mears is the Volunteer of the Month for May.  Preston is an ordained and licensed Episcopalian priest, but his wife Laurie was born and raised Unitarian.  Although they spent many years in the Episcopal church pursuing their common mission of social justice, after they moved to Maryland, they joined a Unitarian-Universalist church because it…

April 2018 Volunteer of the Month – Jeremy Holt

Jeremy Holt is the Volunteer of the Month for April.  Jeremy came to UUCSS in 2013, looking for a church in which to raise his 1 year old daughter Nora.  UUCSS was the first church he and his wife Ashley attended in their search, and Jeremy immediately fell in love with the ministers, the music,…