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This Week’s Announcements

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring October 5, 2017   Worship Services Sunday, October 8: Voyages Columbus Day is always fraught with the pain of remembering that encounters between Europeans and the native peoples of this hemisphere have included profound injustices. In 2017, confronting these tensions is as important as ever. Sunday, October 15: The Next Sixty-Five Years…

Charity of the Month – Comfort Cases

Charity of the Month for October 2017 – Comfort Cases Our October Charity of the Month is the local charity Comfort Cases. Comfort Cases was founded on a mission to provide comfort and support to children entering the foster care system. This charity believes that children have the right to a more humane experience in foster care, and that starts by providing…

This Week’s Announcements

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring September 28, 2017 The Time is Now! The deadline for donations to the UUCSS Auction is this Sunday, October 1! Submit donations online at http://uucss.org/auction/donate/. Check the Auction Calendar to see major church events and other auction events. See last year’s catalog for ideas. More information is available at: http://uucss.org/auction/. Worship Services…

This Week’s Announcements

THIS WEEK At the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring September 21, 2017 Breaking News!! The deadline for donations to the UUCSS Auction has been extended one week to October 1! Submit donations online at http://uucss.org/auction/donate/. Check the Auction Calendar to see major church events and other auction events. See last year’s catalog for ideas.…

Charity of the Month – Gilchrist Immigration Resource Center

Charity of the Month for September 2017 – Gilchrist Immigration Resource Center Gilchrist Immigration Resource Center opened on September 8, 2001 to serve Montgomery County’s growing immigrant population. The Gilchrist Center is the main gateway to success for thousands of immigrants who come to Montgomery County with limited resources. It strengthens the County by connecting…

September Letter from the Board President

This is an exciting time at UUCSS! We have already taken several important steps forward in this period of transition, and members of this community are doing great work on other projects to move us along this path together. We had a wonderful farewell event for Rev. Liz and Sarah Gonzalez to honor and celebrate our time together, thank them for their service, and wish them the best in their next positions.

September Message from the Director of Religious Education

I am excited to join the great ship UUCSS as Director of Religious Education. I served as an RE teacher for the Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was this crucial crucible of exploring and teaching faith that led me to eventually attend Meadville Lombard Theological School. I served as intern minister for 2 years at First Unitarian Universalist of Richmond.…

Charity of the Month: Discovering Deaf Worlds

Charity of the Month for May 2017 – Discovering Deaf Worlds Discovering Deaf Worlds mission is to advance the self-determination of signing Deaf communities through local capacity building in developing countries. We work in partnership with colleagues in selected countries to realize their goals and objectives, and work collaboratively to find solutions that meet local/national…