Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring. We are a liberal faith community made up of people of all ages from many backgrounds, theologies, identities, and cultures. We affirm each person’s inherent worth and dignity, honor wisdom from many religious traditions, and we practice our faith by serving our neighbors and doing justice together. We are committed to dismantling racism in ourselves and our congregation and growing into an ever more diverse, multicultural congregation.

For information on our Worship Services, including how to participate live or view past services, go to UUCSS Worship.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


January 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Deborah Sorensen

Deborah Sorensen grew up in Texas and was highly involved in her local Methodist Church.  It had a personable pastor with a fine sense of humor and a good youth group.  That changed when the family moved to a rural location that did not have the same sense of home.  After moving out of the family home she became more interested in…

Job Opportunity – RE Coordinator

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring  10309 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, MD POSITION: Religious Education Coordinator The position is 8 hours/week. 3 hours/week will be on Sunday mornings. Hourly rate of pay ranges from $17 – $20/hr, based on experience.  Teleworking is possible when physical presence is not required. Local travel may be required to purchase supplies. Religious Education…

Job Opportunity at UUCSS

UUCSS seeks a half-time Office Administrator who will ensure the efficient and effective management of the communications and administrative operations of the church. The major areas of responsibility include congregational communications, church office administration, and facility management. For more information, visit our job posting at https://uucss.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/OfficeAdmin_JobPosting_final.pdf .

December Volunteer Spotlight – Jan Kretz

Jan Kretz grew up French Catholic in Haverhill, Massachusetts surrounded by her 62 first cousins. She studied nursing at Fitchburg State College and was working at a local hospital when fate, in the form of an Army recruiter, came for her. He stopped by for her roommate, and he ended up with two recruits! Jan…

Claudine Manning

November Volunteer Spotlight – Claudine Manning

“I was born in Eastman, Georgia, a small Southern town south of Atlanta during the latter part of the Great Depression. FDR was President and the primary agenda of his New Deal was to lift the country out of poverty. Jim Crow was the law of the land. I was the eldest of three, and…