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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…

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…

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 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…